Marc Marquez extends his win streak to a perfect nine in a row, Dani Pedrosa second and Jorge Lorenzo third.
Rain shortly before the race produced a chaotic start with Stefan Bradl the only leading rider to correctly select slick tyres.
Most other riders pulled into the pits at the end of the formation lap, switched to their dry bikes and began the race from the end of pit lane!
With wetter settings on his dry bike, Bradl was caught by Repsol Honda riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa within six laps, the pair disappearing into the distance in their battle for victory while Bradl faded backwards.
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1. Marc Marquez
ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 41m 47.664s
2. Dani Pedrosa
ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 41m 49.130s
3. Jorge Lorenzo
ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 41m 57.981s
4. Valentino Rossi
ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 42m 6.858s
5. Andrea Iannone
ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 42m 11.173s
6. Aleix Espargaro
ESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 42m 15.473s
7. Pol Espargaro
ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 42m 20.917s
8. Andrea Dovizioso
ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 42m 21.532s
9. Alvaro Bautista
ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 42m 21.895s
10. Cal Crutchlow
GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 42m 22.340s
11. Scott Redding
GBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)* 42m 25.408s
12. Hiroshi Aoyama
JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 42m 32.682s
13. Karel Abraham
CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 42m 32.841s
14. Nicky Hayden
USA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 42m 34.340s
15. Danilo Petrucci
ITA IodaRacing Project (ART) 42m 40.433s
16. Stefan Bradl
GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 42m 41.553s
17. Yonny Hernandez
COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 42m 42.140s
18. Hector Barbera
ESP Avintia Racing (Avintia) 42m 43.879s
19. Bradley Smith
GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 42m 43.957s
20. Colin Edwards
USA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 42m 51.747s
21. Broc Parkes
AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)* 42m 58.592s
22. Mike Di Meglio
FRA Avintia Racing (Avintia)* 43m 7.639s
GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) DNF
Blue Name = Factory - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, 5 engine changes for the season. All engines identical throughout the year within the same team (development freeze).
Black Name = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (only Ducati) plus any new MotoGP manufacturers.
Same 24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category. Fuel to be reduced to 22 litres should Ducati achieve a race win, two second places or three (dry) podiums. If Ducati claims three wins they will also lose the softer rear tyre. All other concessions confirmed until start of single ECU era in 2016.
Red Name = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and greater testing opportunities relative to Factory.
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