Dovizioso wins the San Marino MotoGP at Misano - catching and passing Lorenzo, then staying just out of reach as his Ducati team-mate battled with Marquez.

Lorenzo then fell on the penultimate lap while pushing to close on Dovizioso, putting Marquez into second place and Crutchlow onto the podium.

The Yamahas of Vinales and home star Rossi were never in contention at the front, costing Rossi second place in the world championship.

Petrucci was given a 1.1s post-race penalty for taking a shortcut at turns 1-2.

Tito Rabat was absent due to leg injuries at Silverstone and was replaced by Christophe Ponsson. Ponsson was using the GP16 machines of Simeon, who has been handed Rabat's GP17s.

KTM's Espargaro was returning from back and shoulder injuries at Brno.

Stefan Bradl and Michele Pirro were competing as wild-cards.

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  1. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 42m 5.426s
  2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 42m 8.248s
  3. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 42m 12.695s
  4. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 42m 20.113s
  5. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 42m 21.442s
  6. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 42m 22.834s
  7. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 42m 24.512s
  8. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 42m 27.230s
  9. Alvaro Bautista ESP Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 42m 29.345s
  10. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 42m 32.985s
  11. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 42m 36.124s
  12. Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 42m 38.367s
  13. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 42m 38.887s
  14. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 42m 41.112s
  15. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 42m 41.238s
  16. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 42m 51.926s
  17. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 42m 52.040s
  18. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 42m 56.019s
  19. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 43m 0.594s
  20. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 43m 7.681s
  21. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 43m 14.901s
  22. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 43m 18.034s
  23. Christophe Ponsson FRA Reale Avintia (GP16)* +1 lap
    Stefan Bradl GER HRC Honda Team (RC213V) DNF
    Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) DNF
    Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP17)* DNF

*Rookie

By Peter McLaren

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