Motorcycling: Morbidelli wins third Moto2 race in a row

Italy's Franco Morbidelli captured his third consecutive Moto2 victory Sunday at the Grand Prix of the Americas to pad his season points lead.

The pole-sitter won in 41mins 20.078secs, defeating Swiss rider Thomas Luthi by 2.633 seconds with Japan's Takaaki Nakagami third, 6.809 seconds adrift, to complete a Kalex rider podium sweep.