In the race held at Sepang on Sunday ( 13/10/2013 ) evening local time, Pedrosa , who started in fifth position went straight into the first position . Having had overtaken Lorenzo , Pedrosa is in first position then again since the fifth lap to 20 laps gone .
Pedrosa was 2.757 seconds ahead of Marquez who finished second in this race . While Lorenzo had to settle for third with a gap of 6.669 seconds from Pedrosa .
Sequential finish in the top five others are Valentino Rossi and Alvaro Bautista . Cal Crutchlow , Bradley Smith , Andrea Dovizioso , Alex Espargaro and Yonny Hernandez rounded out the top 10 .
With his third victory of the season ( after Spanish and French ) , Pedrosa has not changed its position in third place rider standings with 244 points . While Lorenzo in second with 255 points .
Although only finished as runner - up , Marquez widen the distance with Lorenzo to 43 points after collecting 298 points . With three races remaining , Marquez could lock up the MotoGP world title by winning the next race in Australia .
Malaysian MotoGP Results
Post - rider - Tim - Time
1 . Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team ( RC213V ) 40m 45.191s
2 . Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team ( RC213V ) 40m 47.948s
3 . Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing ( YZR - M1 ) 40m 51.860s
4 . Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing ( YZR - M1 ) 40m 55.542s
5 . Alvaro Bautista ESP Go & Fun Honda Gresini ( RC213V ) 41m 7.340s
6 . Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 ( YZR - M1 ) 41m 7.492s
7 . Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 ( YZR - M1 ) 41m 16.055s
8 . Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team ( GP13 ) 41m 30.302s
9 . Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar ( ART CRT ) 41m 44.455s
10 . Yonny Hernandez COL Ignite Pramac Racing ( GP13 ) 41m 46.608s
11 . Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia Blusens ( FTR - Kawasaki CRT ) * 41m 48.856s
12 . Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar ( ART CRT ) 41m 59.447s
13 . Claudio Corti ITA NGM Forward Racing ( FTR - Kawasaki CRT ) * 42m 6.794s
14 . Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens ( FTR - Kawasaki CRT ) * 42m 13.167s
15 . Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing ( FTR - Kawasaki CRT ) * 42m 14.633s
16 . Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project ( Suter - BMW CRT ) * 42m 14.742s
17 . Luca Scassa ITA Cardion AB Motoracing ( ART CRT ) 42m 33.121s
18 . Bryan Staring AUS Go & Fun Honda Gresini ( FTR - Honda CRT ) 42m 38.118s
Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport ( ART CRT )
Lukas Pesek CZE Came IodaRacing Project ( Suter - BMW CRT )
Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team ( GP13 )
Damian Cudlin AUS Paul Bird Motorsport ( PBM - ART CRT )
Andrea Iannone ITA Energy I.T. Pramac Racing ( GP13 )
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