Valentino Rossi wins the Catalunya MotoGP after winning a close duel with Marc Marquez. The pair shook hands after the race for the first time since last season.

Dani Pedrosa completed the podium, while Jorge Lorenzo faded from first to fifth and was then taken out by Andrea Iannone, costing Lorenzo the world championship lead to Marquez.

Loris Baz was absent following foot injuries at Mugello and replaced by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro. Tito Rabat returned to action after fracturing his left collarbone in Italy.

MotoGP switched to the F1 track layout after Luis Salom's fatal accident, in the Moto2 class, on Friday...

1.Valentino RossiITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)44m 37.589s2.Marc MarquezESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)44m 40.241s3.Dani PedrosaESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)44m 43.902s4.Maverick Vi?alesESP Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)45m 1.977s5.Pol EspargaroESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)45m 7.135s6.Cal CrutchlowGBR LCR Honda (RC213V)45m 13.833s7.Andrea DoviziosoITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP)45m 19.053s8.Alvaro BautistaESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)45m 20.564s9.Danilo PetrucciITA Octo Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)45m 22.926s10.Hector BarberaESP Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)45m 24.258s11.Jack MillerAUS Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)45m 27.103s12.Stefan BradlGER Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)45m 32.722s13.Eugene LavertyIRL Aspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)45m 35.563s14.Tito RabatESP Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*45m 37.730s15.Michele PirroITA Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)45m 38.018s16.Scott ReddingGBR Octo Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)45m 53.858s17.Yonny HernandezCOL Aspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)+1 lap
Aleix EspargaroESP Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)DNF
Jorge LorenzoESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)DNF
Andrea IannoneITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP)DNF
Bradley SmithGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)DNF

Blue Name = No Concessions.
7 engine changes for the season. Engines must be identical throughout season within same team (development freeze). 5 days of private testing.Black Name = Concessions.
9 engine changes. No engine development freeze. Unlimited private testing.* Rookie

 

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