MotoGP Assen: Bautista given grid penalty for Lorenzo crash30/06/2012
By MotoGP desk
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San Carlo Honda's Alvaro Bautista will start the Sachsenring MotoGP round from the back of the grid as a penatly for nerfing Jorge Lorenzo off at the start of today's Assen race.
The Spanish rider came from the third row and tried to stick up the inside of everyone, lost the front and collected Lorenzo on his way into the gravel trap. Bautista's team appealed the decision but the FIM stewards threw it out.
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