Last night was officially launched the new MotoGP World Championship season in 2017, which is the tenth time begins with the Grand Prix in Qatar. The first start of the season has been very dynamic: the reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo started from pole position, immediately behind it broke Dani Pedrosa, at the same time has taken a wide arc when entering a corner and went to the trajectory maneuver Valentino Rossi , in connection with what happened motorcycles touch, and after subsequent braking Rossi returned to the starting seventh position, but the new team-mate Pedrosa and part-time in the royal class debutant Marc Marquez, who started from sixth grid position, immediately lost two positions.
On the second lap Karel Abraham of the Cardion AB Motoracing team, became the first pilot, taking off out of the race, which helped advance Marquez. Then after a further two rounds of the 20-year-old Spaniard beat Andrea Dovizioso and Ducati Team Cal Kruchlou Monster Yamaha Tech 3. Lorenzo, meanwhile, began to increase the lead over his pursuer Dani Pedrosa.
On the 11th lap Marquez was involved in a fight with a teammate and pursuing his Kruchlou Cal. On the 14th lap and Andrea Dovizioso Stefan Bradley suffered a hard attack from Rossi, during which under the pressure from Valentino Bradley made a drop and left the race. Followed by a list of German pilots did not reach the finish line, joined: Brian Starting GO & FUN Honda Gresini; Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3; Danilo Petruchio Came IodaRacing Project and Colin Edwards, who plays for the team of NGM Mobile Forward Racing.
In the seventeenth round Danny Marquez passes, leaving the latter to attack by Kruchlou, and catch up with them, Valentino Rossi. Having caught Kruchlou, Rossi went to the counter-offensive: he walked around Cal, and on the 19th and 20-mo round, beat two representatives of Repsol Honda team.
Rossi's gap at the time of crossing the finish line and his closest pursuer Marquez was only two tenths of a second. As a result, the first race of the championship MotoGP Jorge Lorenzo won the second place with a gap of 5.9 seconds, returning to the team placed Valentino Rossi, third place went to the podium debutant of the team Repsol Honda Marc Marquez. The fourth and fifth place was shared by Dani Pedrosa and Cal Kruchlou, followed by the top ten included Alvaro Bautista, Andrea Dovizioso, Nicky Hayden, Andrea Lannon and Ben Spies.