20 May 2013

Pedrosa wins at Le Mans

5:56 am on 20 May 2013

Spain's Dani Pedrosa has gone top of the MotoGP standings after winning the French motorcycle Grand Prix at Le Mans.

The Honda rider took the lead midway through the race to beat Britain's Cal Crutchlow on a Yamaha and Spanish rookie Marc Marquez on a Honda.

Pedrosa has 83 points after the fourth leg of the 18-race championship and leads Marquez by six points while Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo, a disappointing seventh today, is on 66 points.