Having your cake and eating some pie too.
There was an air of anticipation over the Jerez track as the light went out. After a qualifying period that saw weather play havoc with the riders, both local heroes rocketed from the first row to establish early dominance.
Lorenzo becomes embroiled in a fierce battle with Pedrosa for the lead, joined by the strong charging satellite Yamahas. Reigning champion Casey Stoner drops to the tail end of the lead pack as factory r