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Luthi edges Kallio in 125 thriller.

Thomas Luthi has bounced back from his spectacular Motegi accident in perfect fashion – by beating title rival Mika Kallio by just 0.002secs at today's 125cc Malaysian Grand Prix.

Honda rider Luthi, who suffered a dislocated shoulder in his Japanese fall, and KTM mounted Kallio looked like he might be able to pull away for a clear victory, but Kallio fought back and was looked to the Swiss rider's rear wheel during the closing stages – before the race was settled by a thrilling dash for the line.

Meanwhile, Mattia Pasini crossed the line almost 10-seconds further back for third, having held off Hector Faubel and Gabor Talmacsi, while the third KTM of Julian Simon claimed a safe sixth.


125cc top ten – Malaysian GP:

1. Luthi (Honda)
2. Kallio (KTM) +0.002secs
3. Pasini (Aprilia) +9.684secs
4. Faubel (Aprilia) +9.709secs
5. Talmacsi (KTM) +9.892secs
6. Simon (KTM) +11.936secs
7. Lai (Honda) +19.632secs
8. Poggiali (Gilera) +19.755secs
9. Simoncelli (Aprilia) +19.967secs
10. Koyama (Honda) +20.071secs


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