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Jul 22, 2001

Melandri Takes First Ever 250cc Grand Prix Win At Sachsenring

<BR>Marco Melandri won the 250cc race in Germany in dramatic fashion by passing Daijiro Katoh in one of the last corners to take his first ever 250cc class win. Eight of the top 10 finishers were on Aprilias.<BR><BR>Final 250cc Grand Prix Results From Germany:<BR><BR>1. Marco Melandri, Aprilia<BR>2. Daijiro Katoh, Honda<BR>3. Tetsuya Harada, Aprilia<BR>4. Roberto Rolfo, Aprilia<BR>5. Randy De Puniet, Aprilia<BR>6. Alex Debon, Aprilia<BR>7. Alex Hofmann, Aprilia<BR>8. Naoki Matsudo, Yamaha<BR>9. Franco Battaini, Aprilia<BR>10. Fonsi Nieto, Aprilia<BR><BR>20. Katja Poensgen, Aprilia<BR><BR>Klaus Nohles, Aprilia, DNF, 27 laps, crash<BR>Sylvain Guintoli, Aprilia, DNF, 27 laps, crash<BR>Cesar Barros, Yamaha, DNF, 13 laps, retired<BR>Stuart Edwards, Honda, DNF, 11 laps, crash<BR>Diego Giugovaz, Yamaha, DNF, 8 laps, crash<BR>Jeremy McWilliams, Aprilia, DNF, 7 laps, crash<BR>Emilio Alzamora, Honda, DNF, 7 laps, crash<BR>Marcel Schneider, Honda, DNF, 6 laps, crash<BR>David Checa, Honda, DNF, 5 laps, crash<BR>Sebastian Porto, Yamaha, DNF, 2 laps, crash<BR>David DeGea, Yamaha, DNF, 2 laps, crash<BR>Luca Boscoscuro, Aprilia, DNF, 1 lap, crash<BR>Roberto Locatelli, Aprilia, DNF, 1 lap, crash<BR>