Andrea Dovizioso wins the British MotoGP and takes over the title lead after Marc Marquez suffered an engine failure.

Jonas Folger missed the race after his big warm-up accident.

1. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP17) 40m 45.496s
2. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 40m 45.610s
3. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 40m 46.245s
4. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 40m 47.175s
5. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP17) 40m 49.004s
6. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 40m 52.497s
7. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 40m 56.440s
8. Scott Redding GBR Octo Pramac (GP16) 40m 59.123s
9. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)* 41m 1.157s
10. Alvaro Bautista ESP Pull&Bear Aspar (GP16) 41m 10.775s
11. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 41m 15.832s
12. Tito Rabat ESP EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V) 41m 17.105s
13. Karel Abraham CZE Pull&Bear Aspar (GP15) 41m 17.441s
14. Hector Barbera ESP Reale Avintia (GP16) 41m 19.063s
15. Loris Baz FRA Reale Avintia (GP15) 41m 19.397s
16. Jack Miller AUS EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V) 41m 28.508s
17. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 41m 34.179s
Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) DNF
Danilo Petrucci ITA Octo Pramac (GP17) DNF
Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) DNF
Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) DNF
Sam Lowes GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)* DNF
* Rookie
Blue = Factory Team.
Red = Satellite Team.
 

By Peter McLaren

 

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Brilliqant ride again from Dovi...Tactical perfection.  Great work from Vinales and Rossi, they did everything they could. Cal was very close... really bad luck for Marquez. Not his fault at all. But that's racing.

Some impressive results down the order too...Redding, Rabat, Pol Esp...

On that note, WTF happened to Pol...down one cog too many?

nothing more to add..

AD04 is for real but MM93 is still the man to beat, IMHO.

Not one honest to goodness attempt by Crutchlow to at least have a go for the podium and in front of all that home support as well. But I'm sure will hear something from Crutchlow about why he didn't/couldn't have a go which can be translated into something like "if it wasn't for the riders in front of me I would've won the race" type nonsence.

@Challenged, most of us saw a pretty decent race with a rejuvenated Dovi hunting down and passing the best, Marquez was unlucky and it was good to see Jorge just 3.5secs. back. You however only saw reason to criticise Cal for an excellent fourth. 

Its clear they let the old man lead the race to honor his 300 grand prix..... kudos for that... at least the old man had happy time while being let to lead...

In his prime never ever Rossi would have lost this race. hard to accept but we are getting old together. needs tracks he has an advantage stylewise or in motivation assen and maybe Misano next round. very good race, but lacks a bit. intresting to know if it was fuel consumption, tyre wear or avoiding another le mans, maybe a bit of all three. 

Different bikes, tires, this & that.  Rossi played it smart.  He probably could've pushed and ended up in the gravel, and then you'd be saying, "Rossi should have played it safe and limited damage".  

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