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2010-07-26  Lorenzo conqers Laguna Seca - podium claims
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Alien Jorge Lorenzo conquers United States and Laguna SecaOn his way to 2010 MotoGP title, Jorge Lorenzo conquered another territory - United States and Laguna Seca track. Lorenzo took victory in race which saw Dani Pedrosa taking lead after fantastic start and crashing in lap 11 while trying to stay ahead of Lorenzo. From that point, Lorenzo maintained gap to second-placed Casey Stoner, while Valentino Rossi won duel for 3rd place with Andrea Dovizioso. Dovizioso settled in 4th, while Nicky Hayden took credits as best American finished on home track in 5th place. Spies was right behind Hayden, settling in 6th after making mistake that denied his chances to battle for podium. Complete race results may be found here.


Podium rider claims - Laguna Seca:

Jorge Lorenzo - race winner:
I am so happy to win here at Laguna Seca, it's something I've always dreamed of. I rode so well today, right on the limit and I had to push very hard to stay in touch with Dani. He is always so strong on race day but I knew if I kept the pressure on him then there was a chance he would make a mistake and I would be able to catch him. I'm sorry he crashed but from then on it was very easy for me because I had a big gap from Casey. I really enjoyed riding my M1! I have a big lead in the championship but there is half of the season left and it wouldn't be the first time a rider has lost the title with such a big lead, so we can't take anything for granted. I am really looking forward to some time to relax now after two very busy months. Thanks to everyone in my team for doing a brilliant job.

Casey Stoner - 2nd:
The bike felt good at the start of the race but at this circuit you always have to wait for a lap, a lap and a half for the tyres to warm up. As soon as everything felt alright I thought I’d try to push and make a pass on Dani for the lead but I immediately lost the front. I pulled myself back together and tried to hunt him down again but made another little mistake. Another lap or two later I closed the front again and ran well wide, I was almost off the track. At that point I decided just to gather myself, ride smooth and consistent and try not to lose too much time to the two guys in front of me. I started to pull them in but lost the front again. It was a shame because the bike felt good around most of the circuit, we just struggled with the front in a couple of corners. Having said that I’m happy and thankful to my guys because we were able to put up more of a fight this weekend.

Valentino Rossi - 3rd:
The start of the race was very hard for me because I had a lot of pain and I was far from the podium. But then I saw Pedrosa on the gravel and I just had to try to catch Dovizioso! I just pushed as hard as I could for a few laps and that brought me closer to him and then I couldn't give up, somehow I caught him and it was a great feeling to pass him to take third. It's a great result after my injury and it felt so good to be back on the podium in front of the fans. There are so many people I have to thank who have helped me to get back to this position. I am very happy that we have some time off now because I have a lot of work to do on my body to try to be back to my best for Brno, which I love.

 

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