Race results from the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, round eight of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship.

Race winner Dani Pedrosa lost 1.2sec to Valentino Rossi on the last lap. Rossi tried to snatch victory at the final turn but was just a little too far back.

James Toseland was black flagged after failing to serve a jump start penalty.

Mika Kallio was absent this weekend due to a finger injury, while Gabor Talmacsi will be Scot Honda's only rider from this event onwards.

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1.Dani PedrosaSPA Repsol Honda Team44min 1.580 sec
2.Valentino RossiITA Fiat Yamaha Team44min 1.924 sec
3.Jorge LorenzoSPA Fiat Yamaha Team44min 3.506 sec
4.Casey StonerAUS Ducati Marlboro Team44min 14.012 sec
5.Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team44min 23.243 sec
6.Toni Elias SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini44min 23.621 sec
7.Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 344min 31.781 sec
8.Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP44min 34.437 sec
9.Randy de PunietFRA LCR Honda MotoGP44min 41.905 sec
10.Marco MelandriITA Hayate Racing Team44min 49.608 sec
11.Alex de AngelisRSM San Carlo Honda Gresini44min 50.390 sec
12.Niccolo CanepaITA Pramac Racing45min 20.111 sec

Gabor TalmacsiHUN Scot Racing Team MotoGP
Loris CapirossiITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP
Andrea DoviziosoITA Repsol Honda Team
Sete GibernauSPA Grupo Francisco Hernando

James ToselandGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3