Lorenzo wins Czech Grand Prix in Brno
Moto GP championship leader Jorge Lorenzo won the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday, his seventh victory of the season. The 23-year-old Spaniard, who started third on the grid on his Yamaha, jumped out in front and led from the first lap. He finished more than five seconds ahead of compatriot and championship rival Dani Pedrosa who began on pole. Lorenzo now has a 77-point lead over Pedrosa. Australian Casey Stoner finished third, beating out American Ben Spies into fourth. Italian world champion Valentino Rossi finished fifth, where he started the race.