Doohan's first win of season | South China Morning Post
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Doohan's first win of season

PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 March, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 27 March, 1995, 12:00am
 

WORLD motorcycling champion Michael Doohan launched the defence of his 500cc crown with an emphatic victory in the season-opening Australian grand prix near Sydney yesterday.


The 29-year-old Australian cruised home 13 seconds ahead of compatriot Daryl Beattie after leading from start to finish at Eastern Creek.


Germany's Ralf Waldmann took the 250cc race with a narrow win over Japan's Tetsuya Harada.


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