Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Colin Edwards was making his comeback from a broken collarbone at last weekend's Catalunya round, but team-mate Cal Crutchlow missed his home race after breaking his collarbone in qualifying.

Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa, who suffered a similar injury at Le Mans last month, was also absent from today's race.

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1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda Team 47m 53.459s
2. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda Team 48m 8.618s
3. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 48m 14.939s
4. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team 48m 20.443s
5. Alvaro Bautista ESP Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 48m 29.028s
6. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro Team 48m 57.985s
7. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 49m 26.109s
8. Toni Elias ESP LCR Honda MotoGP 49m 45.397s
9. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini 49m 45.809s
10. Loris Capirossi ITA Pramac Racing Team 49m 56.771s
11. Hector Barbera ESP Mapfre Aspar Team 48m 10.582s
12. Randy de Puniet FRA Pramac Racing Team 48m 13.094s

DNF: Marco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing