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Aoyama wins home 250 GP, Lorenzo banned.

Hiroshi Aoyama has taken an emotional home win in today's 250cc Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi - the Movistar Honda rider clinching his first ever GP win after a faultless performance that saw him finish over 5secs clear of team-mate, and world champion, Dani Pedrosa.

Pedrosa, who had struggled in qualifying, would himself win a thrilling fight with Alex de Angelis to claim the runner-up position, but the San Marinese rider would be denied third after running wide during his last lap battle with Dani - and colliding with Jorge Lorenzo, after the Fortuna Honda rider tried to take advantage of the mistake.

Lorenzo retired - and was later banned from the next race at Sepang - but de Angelis limped home in seventh, the final place on the podium then going to a slightly surprised Casey Stoner.


250cc top ten – Japanese GP:

1. H. Aoyama (Honda)
2. Pedrosa (Honda) +5.313secs
3. Stoner (Aprilia) +7.781secs
4. Takahashi (Honda) +10.222secs
5. De Puniet (Aprilia) +10.763secs
6. Dovizioso (Honda) +11.054secs
7. De Angelis (Aprilia) +19.199secs
8. Barbera (Honda) +24.665secs
9. Debon (Honda) +37.683secs
10. Guintoli (Aprilia) +38.122secs

Davies (Aprilia) DNF


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