Jorge Lorenzo: Spaniard signals intent with Qatar MotoGP win

    Story highlights

    • Jorge Lorenzo of Yahama wins inaugural round of MotoGP season
    • Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez claim second and third respectively
    • Off the track, Rossi signs new contract
    • Argentina Grand Prix up next

    (CNN)Jorge Lorenzo delivered a commanding ride to win MotoGP's opening round in Qatar Sunday.

    The Movistar Yamaha rider crossed the line more than two seconds ahead of Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso, with Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Lorenzo's Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi finishing third and fourth, respectively.
      "I was surprised how fast my pace was towa