Monday, October 20, 2008


19oct2008,Valentino Rossi win motor world GP at sepang,he take back the title from stoner last year.

World champion Valentino Rossi earned his ninth victory of the season at the Malaysian MotoGP on Sunday, edging past Dani Pedrosa to win a thrilling race.

Rossi started from second on the grid on his Yamaha and stuck close to Pedrosa of Spain, who rode a Honda from pole position.

The Italian rider took the lead on lap ten before cruising to comfortable victory in 43 minutes, 6.007 seconds.

Rossi extended his streak to eight consecutive podium finishes, with a shot at one more during next weekend's season finale in Valencia.

Nearing the end of his maiden MotoGP season, Andrea Dovizioso of Italy came in third after a close battle with American Nicky Hayden.


SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) - Results from Sunday's Malaysian Motorcyle Grand Prix at the 5.548-kilometer (3.45 mile) Sepang Circuit (with rider, country, motorcycle and time):

x-clinched championship


1. Valentino Rossi, Italy, Yamaha, 43 minutes, 06.007 seconds

2. Dani Pedrosa, Spain, Honda, 43:10.015

3. Andrea Dovizioso, Italy, Honda, 43:14.543

4. Nicky Hayden, United States, Honda, 43:14.865

5. Shinya Nakano, Japan, Honda, 43:16.590

6. Casey Stoner, Australia, Ducati, 43:19.647

7. Loris Capirossi, Italy, Suzuki, 43:21.943

8. Colin Edwards, United States, Yamaha, 43:24.809

9. Chris Vermeulen, Australia, Suzuki, 43:29.181

10. Randy de Puniet, France, Honda, 43:31.523

Overall Standings

1. x-Valentino Rossi, Italy 357 points.

2. Casey Stoner, Australia, 255.

3. Dani Pedrosa, Spain, 229.

4. Jorge Lorenzo, Spain, 182.

5. Andrea Dovizioso, Italy, 161.

6. Nicky Hayden, United States, 144.

7. Colin Edwards, United States, 134.

8. Chris Vermeulan, Australia, 125.

9. Shinya Nakano, Japan, 117.

10. Loris Capirossi, Italy, 111.

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