Motorcycling: Malaysia's Khairul Idham wins German Moto3 for second victory of season

Malaysian Moto3 rider Khairul Idham Pawi celebrates winning the Motorcyle World Championship Grand Prix Germany in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany on July 17, 2016.
Malaysian Moto3 rider Khairul Idham Pawi celebrates winning the Motorcyle World Championship Grand Prix Germany in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany on July 17, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

SACHSENRING, Germany (AFP) - Honda's Malaysian teenager Khairul Idham Pawi won the German Moto 3 Grand Prix at a wet Sachsenring circuit on Sunday.

The 17-year-old claimed his second win of the season in 47min 07.763sec, at the main expense of Italians Andrea Locatelli (second) and Enea Bastianini (third).

Khairul Idham's previous success was also attained in the rain in Argentina.

He is 10th in the Moto3 standings on 54 points, 105 behind South African leader Brad Binder, only eighth in Germany.