Tenth place finisher at the Czech GP, Andrea Iannone, crossed the line just 8.326 seconds after race winner Andrea Dovizioso. This is the closest top ten of all-time in the premier-class of grand prix racing, in a race that has gone full race distance.
Here is a full list of the top ten closest races of all-time in the premier-class (Only races that have completed full race distance are considered for inclusion in the following table):
|Year||Circuit||Race winner||Time covering first 10 riders across the line (sec)|
|2||2000||Phillip Island||Max Biaggi||12.582|
|9||2017||Phillip Island||Marc Marquez||16.262|
This illustrates what great racing there is in MotoGP at the moment, with three of the opening ten races of 2018 appearing in the above table.