Eight riders crashed during the wet race, including race leader Marco Simoncelli, while Valentino Rossi brought down Casey Stoner in a failed overtake early in the race.

Dani Pedrosa will undergo shoulder surgery early next week to try and cure his left arm numbness.

Injured Suzuki rider Alvaro Bautista was replaced by John Hopkins for this event. Hopkins was making his first grand prix appearance since Valencia 2008.

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1.Jorge LorenzoESP Yamaha Factory Racing50m 49.046s
2.Dani PedrosaESP Repsol Honda Team51m 8.385s
3.Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team51m 18.131s
4.Hiroshi AoyamaJPN San Carlo Honda Gresini51m 18.597s
5.Valentino RossiITA Ducati Marlboro Team51m 51.273s
6.Hector BarberaESP Mapfre Aspar Team51m 57.486s
7.Karel AbrahamCZE Cardion AB Motoracing52m 3.166s
8.Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 352m 8.156s
9.Toni EliasESP LCR Honda MotoGP52m 31.952s
10.John HopkinsUSA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP52m 37.441s
11.Loris CapirossiITA Pramac Racing Team52m 40.922s
12.Andrea DoviziosoITA Repsol Honda Team53m 39.633s

DNF:Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3Ben SpiesUSA Yamaha Factory RacingRandy de PunietFRA Pramac Racing TeamMarco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda GresiniCasey StonerAUS Repsol Honda Team

 

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