Casey Stoner clinched his third straight win at the wet Sachsenring German Grand Prix.Â Dani Pedrosa took an early lead but crashed on lap six.Â Unfortunately Pedrosa, who came to this race leading the world championship, has left the track in third place and Valentino Rossi has taken the lead with a solid second place finish today.
Pos Rider Bike Time 1. Casey Stoner Ducati (B) 47:30.057 2. Valentino Rossi Yamaha (B) + 3.708 3. Chris Vermeulen Suzuki (B) + 14.002 4. Alex de Angelis Honda (B) + 14.124 5. Andrea Dovizioso Honda (M) + 42.022 6. Sylvain Guintoli Ducati (B) + 46.648 7. Loris Capirossi Suzuki (B) +1:04.483 8. Randy de Puniet Honda (M) +1:04.588 9. Shinya Nakano Honda (B) +1:16.773 10. Anthony West Kawasaki (B) +1:29.275 11. James Toseland Yamaha (M) + 1 lap 12. Toni Elias Ducati (B) + 1 lap 13. Nicky Hayden Honda (M) + 2 laps Retirements: Rider Bike Laps Colin Edwards Yamaha (M) 20 Marco Melandri Ducati (B) 9 Dani Pedrosa Honda (M) 5 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha (M) 2