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Ducati enjoy Czech success

Ducati enjoy Czech success

The twelfth MotoGP race of the season today at the Cardion ab Grand Prix Ceske republiky brought more success for Ducati, as the Constructors World Championship standings saw some interesting developments.

The twelfth MotoGP race of the season today at the Cardion ab Grand Prix Ceske republiky brought more success for Ducati, as the Constructors World Championship standings saw some interesting developments.

Casey Stoners unstoppable form has seen Ducati top the table for most of the season Yamaha led briefly after Jerez - and todays performance by the young Australian extended their lead in the Constructors title fight by another 16 points to 52, with just six races to go.

It was a frustrating afternoon for Yamaha with their main riders unable to produce the big result they were looking for. Colin Edwards retired early on due to engine failure, while his Fiat Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi started sixth on the grid and crossed the line a disappointing seventh again citing tyre problems for his lack of competitiveness.

With another podium finish for Nicky Hayden his third in four rounds Honda drew level with Yamaha in second place in the standings on 206 points. Haydens recent run of form and his Repsol Honda colleague Dani Pedrosas consistent efforts have bought four podiums in succession as the RC212Vs development gathers pace.

While Ducati appear to be clear favourites for the Constructors crown, that intriguing battle for second place between 2005 winners Yamaha and current title-holders Honda will continue, with Suzuki making solid progress in fourth - boosted by John Hopkins best ever MotoGP in second at Brno today.

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MotoGP, 2007, CARDION AB GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY

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