MotoGP: Andrea Iannone claims first Moto GP win in Austria

Andrea Iannone
Andrea Iannone had pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix but only relinquished the lead briefly to Andrea Dovizioso after changing tyres

Andrea Iannone won the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg to claim his first Moto GP victory.

The Italian Ducati rider, 27, finished 0.938 seconds ahead of compatriot and team-mate Andrea Dovizioso to give the team its first win since 2010.

Reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo was third, while fellow Spaniard Marc Marquez was fifth but retains his lead in the overall standings.

Britons Scott Redding and Bradley Smith finished in eighth and ninth.

Austrian MotoGP result:

1. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati 39 mins 46.255 seconds

2. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati +0.938 seconds

3. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha +3.389 seconds

4. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha +3.815 seconds

5. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda +11.813 seconds

6. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Suzuki +14.341 seconds

7. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda +17.063 seconds

8. Scott Redding (GB) Ducati +29.437 seconds

9. Bradley Smith (GB) Yamaha +29.785 seconds

10. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha +37.094 seconds

Also:

15. Cal Crutchlow (GB) Honda +1 minute 3.246 seconds

Overall standings (after race 10 of 18):

1. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda 181 points

2. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 138

3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 124

4. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda 105

5. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Suzuki 93

6. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati 88

7. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 79

8. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha 78

9. Hector Barbera (Spa) Ducati 65

10. Scott Redding (GB) Ducati 53

11. Eugene Laverty (Ire) Ducati 53

12. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Suzuki 51

13. Jack Miller (Aus) Honda 42

14. Bradley Smith (GB) Yamaha 42

15. Cal Crutchlow (GB) Honda 41