MotoGP Championship Still Up for Grabs

05/17/2009 @ 2:35 pm, by Jensen BeelerComments Off

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After Round 4 at Le Mans, The MotoGP Championship is still up for grabs, if not more so than before. Four riders: Lorenzo, Rossi, Stoner, and Pedrosa, are all in a dead heat for the Championship title. Running down the list are further surprises, with Marco Melandri in 5th place (tied with Andrea Dovizioso), just 23 points (or a race win) away from the top of the field.

Colin Edwards can claim the title of best in the US, with his 7th place slot, 31 points back from leader Lorenzo. Meanwhile, Nicky Hayden, a former MotoGP Champion himself, is disappointedly 15th out of 18 riders, 57 points behind first place.

PlaceRiderCountryPointsPoints Behind
1LORENZO JorgeSPA66 -
2ROSSI ValentinoITA65-1
3STONER CaseyAUS65-1
4PEDROSA DaniSPA57-9
5MELANDRI MarcoITA43-23
6DOVIZIOSO AndreaITA43-23
7EDWARDS ColinUSA35-31
8VERMEULEN ChrisAUS31-35
9CAPIROSSI LorisITA27-39
10DE PUNIET RandyFRA26-40
11ELIAS ToniSPA21-45
12DE ANGELIS AlexRSM20-46
13TOSELAND JamesGBR17-49
14KALLIO MikaFIN16-50
15HAYDEN NickyUSA9-57
16GIBERNAU SeteSPA8-58
17TAKAHASHI YukiJPN8-58
18CANEPA NiccoloITA3-63

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