Daniel Pedrosa on a Repsol Honda rode a tactical race to win from Jorge Lorenzo on the first of the factory Yamaha in second place and teammate Casey Stoner on another Repsol Honda who finished in third place. This helps Lorenzo claw back a few more points from the eighteen that Stoner had over him at the beginning of the race. Fourth place in the race went to the third Repsol Honda of Andrea Dovizioso while Ben Spies on the other factory Yamaha took fifth and Marco Simoncelli on the San Carlo Gresini Honda finished in sixth place. Alvaro Bautista diced through out the race with Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi to finish in an impressive seventh on his lone Rizla Suzuki while Hayden finished ahead of Valentino Rossi, his teammate in eighth on the Marlboro Ducati. Rossi took ninth ahead of Colin Edwards who finished in tenth place on the Monster Tech3 Yamaha.