2013 MotoGP Championship Standings After Round 5, Mugello, Italy

1 Dani PEDROSA SPA 103  
2 Jorge LORENZO SPA 91 -12
3 Marc MARQUEZ SPA 77 -26
4 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR 71 -32
5 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA 50 -53
6 Valentino ROSSI ITA 47 -56
7 Nicky HAYDEN USA 45 -58
8 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA 38 -65
9 Stefan BRADL GER 30 -73
10 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA 28 -75
11 Bradley SMITH GBR 24 -79
12 Michele PIRRO ITA 22 -81
13 Andrea IANNONE ITA 21 -82
14 Hector BARBERA SPA 13 -90
15 Randy DE PUNIET FRA 11 -92
16 Ben SPIES USA 9 -94
17 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA 8 -95
18 Michael LAVERTY GBR 3 -100
19 Colin EDWARDS USA 3 -100
20 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL 3 -100
21 Karel ABRAHAM CZE 2 -101
22 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN 1 -102
Round Number: 
5
Year: 
2013

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I was on a lovely little Sunday trip with my kids and my wife, just to come home and see that Rossi has been crashed out.
I used to race myself for 5 years and learned that you allways have to fight 3 things at a race track: better equipped riders, more talented riders and sheer bloody bad luck.

I start hating this sport now.
I want to see Valentino win, because he is an old fart like myself and I watch him since 1996.
His shows have never been surpassed and never failed to entertain me.
I believe it was 2006 where a guy named Elias crashed him out at the beginning of the season and those exact points were missing at the end to claim the title for VR from Hayden.
I thought nobody can have more bad luck than Valentino.
Then these 2 years with Ducati....and now this.

There was a little voice inside of me hoping for VR to win the WC, but nobody has ever claimed back 50+points and won a WC i think...not even Valentino....so this season is f++cked up for him, thats for sure.

It is one of the hardest sports there is,mentally i think.

the points when he had a nothing crash in the last round of 2006 with help from no-one when he had the easiest of targets to win the championship.

Funny how it's always someone elses fault with Valentino.

But it's sweet that you have enough belief in him after three years of failure to think he's still something special.

Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

Cal is doing better with far worse and being far more consistent. Even Dovi has made his efforts in the last two years look like the primadonna-ish behaviour they were.

Look up the front of the field, the action there has been of the highest quality, though Mugello didn't really provide anything much in the way of passing.