Also finishing in the points were Mika Kallio
(Marc VDS) in 11th, Randy Krummenacher (Team Switzerland) 12th, Mapfre Aspar rider Nico Terol in 13th, with Blusens Avintia's Julian Simon and Ricky Cardus (Arguinano Racing Team)14th and 15th respectively.
Gino Rea finished in 19th for Federal Oil Gresini (Suter) but was beaten by his Thai Honda sponsored team mate Ratthapark Wilairot who was 16th.
Toni Elias, Alex De Angelis, Xavier Simeon and Tito Rabat were among those not finish the race.
The Moto2 Championship now takes a break as the lightweight classes do not race at Laguna Seca, their next race weekend is Indianapolis 17-19 August.