22 Oct 2012

Pedrosa triumphs in Malaysia

6:33 am on 22 October 2012

Spain's Dani Pedrosa stormed to victory in the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, keeping his championship title chase alive on a rain-soaked circuit.

The Honda rider passed pole-sitter and Yamaha ace Jorge Lorenzo, who is the championship points leader, midway through a race which saw a number of riders crashing out.

Australia's Casey Stoner was third.