Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) brought Casey Stoner’s win streak to an end today at Laguna Seca after Stoner crashed with roughly eight laps remaining in the race. Stoner (Ducati) and Rossi had been dicing for the lead when Stoner went off the track in turn 11 and his bike tipped over. Stoner remounted to finish second with Suzuki’s Chris Vermeulen finishing third.
Rossi continues to lead the World championship points. For additional details, results and points, visit the official MotoGP site here.