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Melandri wins 250 title – by 0.007secs!


Marco Melandri finally wrapped up the 250cc World Championship today at Phillip Island to become the youngest ever quarter litre champion, but it was far from easy for the Italian who clinched the crown by just 0.007secs after 23 hard laps. Yesterday, Fonsi Nieto had taken his ninth 250cc pole position of the year, but his title charge looks like coming too late with Marco Melandri lining up second on the grid and in line to take the world crown denied to him one week ago due to engine proble


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