Dani Pedrosa took a third win of the season for the first time in his premier class career at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix on Sunday, with home rider and pole man Ben Spies achieving his best MotoGP result to date in second. Jorge Lorenzo completed the podium.
Repsol Honda rider Pedrosa narrowed the gap on Jorge Lorenzo to 68 points with seven rounds of the 2010 season remaining.
Casey Stoner lost the front end of his Ducati and crashed out on lap 8.
The two spaniards still head the championship, Lorenzo moves onto 251 points with Pedrosa now on 183 in second. Dovizioso is third on 126, with Stoner now seven points behind in fourth. Rossi remains in fifth while Spies moves up to sixth.