Spies snatches victory from Haga

Elsewhere, Shane Byrne continued to keep his points ticking over in 11th, while Karl Muggeridge scores his first of the season in 12th for Celani Suzuki.

Following his disappointing fall early on Neukirchner did a fine recovery job, catching and passing the final point scorers Ruben Xaus and Ryuichi Kiyonari to finish 13th.

His team-mate Yukio Kagayama, however, was one of a few riders to crash out and stay out, the Japanese rider joined on the sidelines by Tommy Hill, Carlos Checa and Shinya Nakano.

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Bear - Unregistered

April 26, 2009 11:58 AM

Now THIS is why WSB tops MotoGP for excitement... Excellent race by the top 3, especially by Spies for that last lap assault. Special mention to Haslam too, he fought hard with Spies... great race!

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