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Lorenzo opens title defence with Qatar win

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Spain's Jorge Lorenzo began his MotoGP title defence in style with an emphatic win in the season-opener at Qatar's Losail International Circuit on Sunday. 

Yamaha Factory Racing rider Jorge Lorenzo of Spain competes during the final of the MotoGP race on the last day of the Qatar Grand Prix on April 7, 2013 at the Losail International Circuit in the Qatari capital Doha. Lorenzo won the race.

The Yamaha ace charged to the 24th win of his MotoGP career, finishing 5.990 seconds ahead of teammate and seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi.

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