A hard fought battle between Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) and Loris Capirossi (Ducati) ended with Rossi taking a slim victory over Capirossi at the Malaysian MotoGP race today. In third was Honda’s Dani Pedrosa — despite injuring himself during a crash earlier this weekend. Championship series leader Nicky Hayden (Honda) finished fourth.
Hayden continues to lead the championship series points competition with four races remaining. For additional details, results and points, visit the official MotoGP site here.