Honda’s Nicky Hayden made it two Laguna Seca wins in a row today by taking victory in the event held in Northern California this afternoon. Honda swept the podium with Dani Pedrosa finishing second and Marco Melandri finishing third.
Defending champ Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) failed to finish the race with both tire and engine problems. Hayden boosts his already substantial points lead in the championship series. For additional details, results and points, visit the official MotoGP site here.