Honda’s Dani Pedrosa took the lead at Sepang earlier today with 16 laps remaining, passing defending champ Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha). Lorenzo then entered battle with points leader Marc Marquez (Honda), and the duo eventually filled out the podium with Marquez taking second and Lorenzo third.
By finishing ahead of Lorenzo, Marquez extends his points lead in the championship to 43 with just three rounds remaining. The next race will be at Phillip Island next weekend. For additional details, results and points, visit the official MotoGP site.