MotoGP 2016: Jorge Lorenzo wins at Mugello

Last lap effort from Marquez valiant, but not enough to deny the Yamaha rider victory

Overdrive May 23, 2016 02:56:07 IST
MotoGP 2016: Jorge Lorenzo wins at Mugello

The last lap of the MotoGP round at Mugello was a nail-biter. Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez really fought hard, nay tooth and nail and other such cliches, for the win. But it was Lorenzo who ultimately triumphed, taking home Yamaha's 100th MotoGP victory.

It wasn't all smiles in the Yamaha camp though, with home hero and pole man Valentino Rossi's race ending in a cloud of smoke as the engine on his M1 gave up on Lap 9 of the race. This, when Rossi had been chasing after his team-mate, hoping to close in on him and take the race lead....

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