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Andrea Dovizioso claims back-to-back MotoGP wins for Ducati with victory in the Catalunya Grand Prix!

Repsol Honda team-mates Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa joined the Italian on the podium in sweltering conditions.

Tenth for Yamaha's world championship leader Maverick Vinales means he is now just seven points ahead of Dovizioso.

The start saw a scary incident between Danilo Petrucci and Marquez, which was being investigated by Race Direction. Petrucci fell from fifth in the closing stages.

Bradley Smith missed the race due to a finger injury on Saturday, while Sylvain Guintoli was again replacing injured rookie Alex Rins at Suzuki.

MotoGP switched back to the F1 chicane on Saturday morning...
1. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17) 44m 41.518s 2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 44m 45.062s 3. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 44m 48.292s 4. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17) 44m 51.126s 5. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 44m 55.356s 6. Jonas Folger GER Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 44m 55.439s 7. Alvaro Bautista ESP Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16) 44m 58.281s 8. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 45m 2.339s 9. Hector Barbera ESP Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16) 45m 5.470s 10. Maverick Vi?ales ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 45m 5.707s 11. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 45m 9.847s 12. Loris Baz FRA Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15) 45m 14.799s 13. Scott Redding GBR Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16) 45m 16.718s 14. Karel Abraham CZE Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15) 45m 20.954s 15. Tito Rabat ESP Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V) 45m 22.390s 16. Andrea Iannone ITA Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 45m 24.739s 17. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 45m 26.173s 18. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16) 45m 30.511s 19. Sam Lowes GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)* 45m 37.010s
Danilo Petrucci ITA Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17) DNF
Jack Miller AUS Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V) DNF
Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) DNF

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team. Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
* Rookie

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By Peter McLaren

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Bravo Dovi... bravo!

Just like a bus, you wait ages then two come along at once.

Now 7 points behind Vinales in the Championship, could he fight for the title? I wouldn't mind seeing him win the championship.

Good day for Ducati, Honda & Tech3.

Terrible race for Yamaha... will they test the 2016 chassis tomorrow. Could be an idea.

Assen next, remember who goes well there... Dovi!

I'll bet that no one is thinking has Casey anything to do with the Ducatis success.
Ducatis come a long way.
Congrats to Dovi he rode a great race.
J L is slowly but surely getting better.
I'm so happy that Ducati is getting better it makes me very happy that they are on the up

Yearby23:
lek25: Yearby23
I wish that all the things you wish for VR to happen to JL.[\blockquote]

The thing is I wish Rossi would find some consistency and win more races and a 10th championship, that's my genuine view on Rossi.

I just don't understand why people are so in need to see Lorenzo fail... [\blockquote]
Than I wish the same thing for JL. People can say what they want JL is geting faster how much faster we will see. Ducati didnt spend $$$ for nothing. Actullay you can see the results already. Dovi is winning races while JL is geting faster and faster.

Yearby23
I wish that all the things you wish for VR to happen to JL.

Great ride again from Dovi, can't take anything away from him.

But tyres are playing WAY too big a part in this championship.

RD500: I can't understand how bad he is doing on the Suzuki.[\blockquote]

I think that particular relationship is definitely on the rocks. Suzuki must be desperately hoping Rins can get up to speed soon.

I am Dovi's fan and I am so, so happy that he has now won two tyre tests....oops my mistake ......I meant to say two races in a row.

edited this to respond to 1MoreRound ....Crash dot keeps crashing :-

@ 1MoreRound. except me. Dovi has been the 4th or 5th 'alien' many times over the years. Has beaten every rider on the grid, past and present, on many occasions as well. Always beaten his team mates whatever he has ridden too.

Yearby23.......couldn't agree more.

I think it's all about the Money. Rossi took a lot of stick for getting 15 mil and not succeeding and now Jorge is getting the same treatment and for the same reason.

Two thoughts :-

I like Dovi.

Bloody tyres !

Hello Ausssi,.......I didn't know Miller was helping out with Ducati development.

Talking of Aus riders, it has been very quiet on the Stoner front lately. Is he actually testing for them, or watching from trackside and advising ? I asked my brother in law in Australia but he doesn't know.

Whatever, I can't keep the smile off my face about Dovi.....and looking forward to Jorge getting second places, tyres permitting of course.

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