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MotoGP 2008: Le Mans Results

Le Mans circuit on Sunday was a witness to Doctor’s day of triumph, as Valentino Rossi managed to equal Angel Nieto’s record of 90 career victories and became the front runner in MotoGP 2008’s championship standings.

Celebrations did not end here for Yamaha, Jorge Lorenzo riding for Fiat Yamaha Team and Colin Edwards riding for Tech 3 Yamaha Team managed to snatch second and third place at Le Mans. Making for an all Yamaha podium finish.

MotoGP Le Mans Results:
1. Valentino Rossi (Fiat Yamaha Team) 44’30.799
2. Jorge Lorenzo (Fiat Yamaha Team) + 4.997
3. Colin Edwards (Tech 3 Yamaha) + 6.805
4. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) + 10.157
5. Chris Vermeulen (Rizla Suzuki) + 21.762
6. Andrea Dovizioso (JiR Team Scot MotoGP) + 22.395
7. Loris Capirossi (Rizla Suzuki MotoGP) + 27.806
8. Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda) + 27.995
9. Randy De Puniet (LCR Honda MotoGP) + 29.344
10. Shinya Nakano (San Carlo Honda Gresini) + 30.822
11. Toni Elias (Alice Team) + 35.154
12. Alex De Angelis (San Carlo Honda Gresini) + 36.216
13. Sylvain Guintoli (Alice Team) + 52.038
14. Anthony West (Kawasaki Racing) + 1’29.307
15. Marco Melandri (Ducati Marlboro) 1 Lap
16. Casey Stoner (Ducati Marlboro) 2 Lap

DNF John Hopkins (Kawasaki Racing) 12 Lap
DNF James Toseland (Tech 3 Yamaha) 26 Lap

MotoGP Championship Points Standings:
1. Valentino Rossi – 97
2. Jorge Lorenzo – 94
3. Dani Pedrosa – 94
4. Casey Stoner – 56
5. Colin Edwards – 47
6. Loris Capirossi – 42
7. Nicky Hayden – 37
8. Andrea Dovizioso – 36
9. James Toseland – 33
10. Shinya Nakano – 28

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