Sepang MotoGP: Aoyama takes 250 win

By James Keen -

MotoGP

 25 October 2009 07:37

Scot Racing rider Hiroshi Aoyama claimed victory in the 250 race in Malaysia.

Second place went to Spaniard Hector Barbera of the Pepe World team - his last minute surge for 2nd meant a photo finish was required to confirm it. 

Third went to Metis Gilera rider Marco Simoncelli, who fought had to move up from 8th position on the grid and do battle with the front runners.

Emmi-Caffe Latte Aprilia rider Thomas Luthi took 4th and Hector Faubel of the SAG Honda team crossed the line in 5th.

1 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN Scot Racing Team 250cc Honda 42'55.689 155.087 
2 Hector BARBERA SPA Pepe World Team Aprilia 43'02.086 154.702 6.397
3 Marco SIMONCELLI ITA Metis Gilera Gilera 43'02.086 154.702 6.397
4 Thomas LUTHI SWI Emmi - Caffe Latte Aprilia 43'10.560 154.196 14.871
5 Hector FAUBEL SPA Honda SAG Honda 43'14.866 153.940 19.177
6 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda PTT SAG Honda 43'15.256 153.917 19.567
7 Alex DEBON SPA Aeropuerto-Castello-Blusens Aprilia 43'15.944 153.876 20.255
8 Lukas PESEK CZE Auto Kelly - CP Aprilia 43'30.250 153.033 34.561
9 Alex BALDOLINI ITA WTR San Marino Team Aprilia 43'46.626 152.079 50.937
10 Shuhei AOYAMA JPN Racing Team Germany Honda 43'59.875 151.316 1'04.186
11 Balazs NEMETH HUN Balatonring Team Aprilia 44'04.606 151.045 1'08.917
12 Karel ABRAHAM CZE Cardion AB Motoracing Aprilia 44'06.305 150.948 1'10.616
13 Valentin DEBISE FRA CIP Moto - GP250 Honda 44'13.634 150.531 1'17.945
14 Bastien CHESAUX SWI Matteoni Racing Aprilia 44'25.358 149.869 1'29.669
15 Vladimir LEONOV RUS Viessmann Kiefer Racing Aprilia 44'39.225 149.093 1'43.536
16 Shoya TOMIZAWA JPN CIP Moto - GP250 Honda 42'59.560 147.111 1 Lap