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Capirossi wins Motegi, Rossi torpedoes Melandri.

Loris Capirossi has ended his and Ducati's two-year MotoGP win drought by taking a hard fought victory over countryman Max Biaggi in today's Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi - following a dramatic race that saw Valentino Rossi collide with Marco Melandri during a failed overtaking attempt, which took both riders out and left Melandri on a stretcher.

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