Alvaro Bautista starts for the first time with pole position in the premier class. Ben Spies starts in second position and had a great start off the line to take the lead into turn 1.

Hayden had a great start and jumps into 4th place with Bautista in 3rd

Lorenzo is a bit back in 5th and Stoner in 2nd. Stoner takes over the lead on lap 5 when Ben Spies runs wide.

Lorenzo takes over 4th from Nicky Hayden, then 3rd from Bautista and then 2nd from Spies.

Lorenzo takes over 1st from Stoner. Stoner and Lorenzo battle and there were 6 lead changes in 5 turns with Lorenzo keeping 1st position and making a few second gap.

Lorenzo takes his 3rd win in a row and increases his points lead over Casey Stoner.

The biggest news is with Cal Crutchlow. Cal broke his ankle yesterday and he started 16th. On the last lap he caught up and passed Hayden to take an impresive 6th position!