28 Jun 2009

Rossi wins Dutch MotoGP

7:49 am on 28 June 2009

Italian rider Valentino Rossi won the Dutch MotoGP to record his 100th career win and take the overall lead in the world championship standings.

Rossi finished five seconds clear of his Yamaha team-mate, Jorge Lorenzo of Spain, while Australia Casey Stoner was a distant third for Ducati.

All three started the race sharing the championship lead.

Rossi is now five points clear of Lorenzo with another four points back to Stoner.