The race in Assen started very dramatically. On the first turn of Alvaro Bautista due to heavy braking, which resulted in a skid, coming off the track. He clings to a Jorge Lorenzo, after which both drivers were forced to skip the Grand Prix .
The race was led by Repsol Honda Dani Pedrosa and team drivers Casey Stoner who pursued the remaining one Ben Spies.
On the second lap while in fourth place does fall Stephen Bradley from LCR Honda MotoGP, this is his first race in his debut season when he was not able to cross the finish line, but it was not only the failure of the circle, Nicky Hayden of Ducati Team took off into the gravel in the last corner but lost control was able to resume the race.
While the team Repsol Honda continued to build up an advantage from competitors, falling behind continued. So Johnny Hernandez of Avintia Blusens finished the race in the gravel trap. And on the 19th circle of Andrea Dovizioso beat Spies and closed the top three, have fellow Dovitsioso Cal Kruchlou team, everything went not as smooth, trying to avoid a collision when the incident on the first lap he lost valuable seconds and ended up in ninth place behind Hayden, Rossi and Hector Barbera.
On the same lap, Colin Edwards of NGM Mobile Forward Racing had to leave the race due to mechanical problems have arisen. For 14 laps to be the end Kruchlou beat Hector Barbera and finished seventh, this time Spies wins back its position in Dovitsioso returning it to fourth place. Next Kruchlou bypasses Valentino Rossi, and after a few laps and overtook Nicky Hayden.
For six laps before the end Barbera was able to save the situation and prevent an accident when trying to get around Nicky Hayden. After another three laps were all involved in the fight between Dovizioso and Ben Spies in which Andrea took over and crossed the finish line in third place ranking.
As a result, the first place Grand Prix Casey Stoner took him Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. In fourth place Ben Spies and closes the top five Cal Kruchlou. Further, the top ten included Nicky Hayden, Barbera Eektor, Randy de Pune, Michele Pirro and Mattia Pasini who finished in tenth place of the championship. Valentino Rossi took the 13th position ahead by two hundredths of a second, James Ellison. Karel Abraham of the Cardion AB Motoracing did not start due to a hand injury.