SPAIN’S Jorge Lorenzo led from start to finish in the Spanish MotoGP race at Jerez de la Frontera.
It was the Yamaha rider’s first podium of the season, and the victory came after the team confirmed the two-time world champion would be kept on next year.
Italian Valentino Rossi took third to become the first man to claim 200 podium finishes and retains the championship lead.
Spanish MotoGP results:
1. Jorge Lorenzo (Spain) Yamaha 44:57.246
2. Marc Marquez (Spain) Honda 45:02.822
3. Valentino Rossi (Italy) Yamaha 45:08.832
4. Cal Crutchlow (Britain) Honda 45:19.973
5. Pol Espargaro (Spain) Yamaha 45:23.866
6. Andrea Iannone (Italy) Ducati 45:24.267
7. Aleix Espargaro (Spain) Suzuki 45:32.691
8. Bradley Smith (Britain) Yamaha 45:33.542
9. Andrea Dovizioso (Italy) Ducati 45:39.179
10. Yonny Hernandez (Colombia) Ducati 45:48.318