Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso wins Italian MotoGP

By  IANS | Italy | Posted  05-Jun-2017

Andrea Dovizioso
Andrea Dovizioso

Italian Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso won the Italian MotoGP at the Mugello Circuit in Tuscany yesterday.

The 31-year-old came down with food poisoning on Saturday night and still managed to win the title despite barely getting any sleep. Dovizioso finished with a time of 41:32.126, averaging 174.2 kph.

Spanish Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales finished second and Italian Ducati rider Danilo Petruci took third place, reports Efe.

Italian superstar Valentino Rossi, who had the fastest time on Saturday in the free practice sessions at the Mugello Circuit, finished in fourth place. Spain's Vinales still leads the standings, with 105 points, with Dovizioso in second place, with 79 points. Rossi is in third with 75 points.

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