Iannone maiden win ends Ducati MotoGP drought


Andrea Iannone won his first MotoGP race at the Red Bull Ring as Ducati ended a near six-year premier-class drought in the Austrian Grand Prix.

Casey Stoner's Australian GP win in October 2010 was the last time the Italian manufacturer had won a race, with Yamaha and Honda dominating for years.

Iannone, often a controversial figure due to his aggressive riding style, won from pole as he and Ducati stable-mate Andrea Dovizioso secured a richly deserved one-two.

Championship leader Marc Marquez finished fifth after dislocating his shoulder in practice, with Ducati's victory limiting the damage as Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished third and fourth respectively and struggled to eat into the Repsol Honda star's advantage.