Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) was able to hold off early challenges from points leader Casey Stoner (Honda) to take the win yesterday at Misano. Stoner ultimately finished in third position behind teammate Dani Pedrosa. Behind the lead trio, a fierce battle for fourth place ensued between Marco Simoncelli (Honda), Andrea Dovizioso (Honda) and Ben Spies (Yamaha). The three crossed the finish line within one second of each other, with Simoncelli taking fourth, Dovizioso taking fifth and Spies sixth. Stoner still holds a healthy points lead in the championship series.
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