Round 4 of the 2011 MotoGP championship was held at the Le Mans circuit earlier today, and Casey Stoner (Honda) came away with a convincing win after starting from pole position. Andrea Dovizioso (Honda) edged out Valentino Rossi (Ducati) to take second. Rossi gained his first podium on the Ducati. Late in the race, Marco Simoncelli (Honda) made a controversial pass on Dani Pedrosa (Honda) resulting in a crash by Pedrosa. Pedrosa broke his collarbone, and Simoncelli was required by the race stewards to ride through the pits as a penalty. Pedrosa was running second at the time of the incident.
Points leader Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) finished in fourth position. For additional details, results and points, visit the official MotoGP site.