Pramac Ducati's Randy de Puniet missed the race after being injured in qualifying, while team-mate Loris Capirossi made his return from injury this weekend.

The US GP was 37-year-old wild-card Ben Bostrom's first MotoGP race.

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1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 43m 52.145s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing 43m 57.779s
3. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 44m 1.612s
4. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 44m 12.707s
5. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda 44m 13.030s
6. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro 44m 22.496s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro 44m 23.176s
8. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 44m 37.647s
9. Hector Barbera ESP Mapfre Aspar 44m 43.694s
10. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini 45m 0.995s
11. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 45m 1.277s
12. Loris Capirossi ITA Pramac Racing 44m 5.129s
13. Toni Elias ESP LCR Honda 44m 29.962s

DNF: Alvaro Bautista ESP Rizla Suzuki Ben Bostrom USA LCR Honda Marco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3


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