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MotoGP Grand Prix of Italy 2016 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Jorge Lorenzo edged Marc Marquez by the slimmest of margins to claim victory in Sunday's MotoGP Italian Grand Prix to earn his fifth title at Mugello in the space of six years and extend his lead at the top of the standings. A technical issue saw pole leader Valentino Rossi prevented from contesting for the crown in front of a home audience as he dropped further back in the riders' standings with his second retirement of the campaign. Victory also saw Lorenzo seal back-to-back MotoGP wins for the first time in the 2016 season and extend his lead at the summit of the riders' standings, while Andrea Iannone claimed third place on the podium. It was a desperately close finish between the two remaining stars of Yamaha and Honda, and the officia...

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