26 Oct 2009

Rossi wins MotoGP title in Malaysia

7:06 am on 26 October 2009

The Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi has sealed his second successive MotoGP world championship after finishing third at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

The championship was Rossi's fourth for Yamaha and his seventh premier class world title overall.

Jorge Lorenzo, Rossi's nearest title challenger, finished fourth.