Sporting Digest: Motorcycling

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The Independent Online
WAYNE RAINEY, the three-times world champion, led the Malaysian Grand Prix from start to finish to claim his 21st career win at the Shah Alam circuit, near Kuala Lumpur, yesterday.

MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX (Shah Alam): 500cc: 1 W Rainey (US) Yamaha 44min; 54.102sec; 2 D Beattie (Aus) Honda 45:00.247; 3 K Schwantz (US) Suzuki 45:12.469; 4 M Doohan (Aus) Honda 45:15.075; 5 A Criville (Sp) Honda 45:15.817; 8 N Mackenzie (GB) Yamaha 45:58.616. World championship standings: 1 Rainey 45pts; 2 Schwantz (US) 41; 3 Beattie 33; 4 D Chandler (US) 23; 5 Criville 21; 8 Mackenzie 14. 250cc: 1 N Aoki (Japan) Honda 42:36.014; 2 T Harada (Japan) Yamaha 42:36.341; 3 T Okada (Japan) Honda 42:40.169; 4 D Romboni (It) Honda 42:53.079; 5 J Kocinski (US) Suzuki 42:53.198. World championship standings: 1 Harada 45; 2 Aoki 36; 3 Kocinski 31; 4 Okada 29; 5 Romboni 22. 125cc: 1 D Raudies (Ger) Honda 45:16.181; 2 K Sakata (Japan) Honda 45:23.924; 3 T Tsujimura (Japan) Honda 45:26.369; 4 N Ueda (Japan) Honda 45:27.960; 5 R Waldmann (Ger) Aprilia 45:31.369. World championship standings: 1 Raudies; 2 Sakata 40; 3 H Torrontegui (Sp) Aprilia 23; 4 Tsujimura 23; 5 M Ono (Japan) Honda 23.

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