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Motor Racing

Stoner sets record pace at Sepang

Reigning champion Casey Stoner lapped under two minutes on the final day's testing in Malaysia.

The Australian, who missed the opening day with a back problem, managed a best time of one minute 59.607 seconds. "It's been a good test. We only managed two out of three days but the weather has been good to us and we've been able to do what we planned."

Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa was third, with Britain's Cal Crutchlow seventh.