HOW IT’S SHAP­ING UP Pe­drosa com­pletes Honda dream

O Ten points sep­a­rate the top four rid­ers Four dif­fer­ent cham­pi­onship lead­ers so far (Viñales, Rossi, Dovizioso, Mar­quez) O Five dif­fer­ent win­ners (Viñales, Mar­quez, Pe­drosa, Dovizioso, Rossi)

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While the at­ten­tion on Sun­day might have been on Marc Mar­quez, his Rep­sol Honda team-mate Dani Pe­drosa rode a typ­i­cally low-key race to claim his fifth podium fin­ish from the open­ing nine races of the year, as he starts to ease him­self back into the group bat­tling for the cham­pi­onship. Now only 16 points adrift of Valentino Rossi in fourth, he says that the squad’s up­com­ing test at the Brno cir­cuit ahead of the next round of the cham­pi­onship means that they should be in a good po­si­tion to close down the gap fur­ther af­ter the sum­mer break.

Rossi, Dovi and Viñales are all in with a shout Sun­day’s win came at a key time for Mar­quez

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