Clinch scenarios: How Rossi or Lorenzo can become MotoGP champion

BY foxsports • November 4, 2015

The MotoGP™ title battle goes to the final event of the year with just seven points separating championship leader Valentino Rossi and teammate Jorge Lorenzo. If the two riders finish equal on points then Lorenzo will take the title because he has more wins in 2015. Below are the scenarios with regard to the championship title:

·      If Lorenzo wins the race then Rossi needs to finish second to become world champion.

·      If Lorenzo finishes second then Rossi needs to finish on the podium to become world champion.

·      If Lorenzo finishes third then Rossi needs to finish sixth or better to become world champion.

·      If Lorenzo finishes fourth then Rossi needs to finish ninth or better to become world champion.

·      If Lorenzo finishes fifth to ninth then Rossi needs to finish no more than six places further back to become world champion.

·      If Lorenzo finishes lower than ninth then Rossi will be world champion.


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