Casey Stoner ready for MotoGP testing

Casey Stoner will return to the controls of a MotoGP bike next week when he makes the first in a series of testing appearances for Repsol Honda. The 27-year-old sensationally quit MotoGP at the end of last season, moving home to Australia where he now races in V8 Supercars’ second-tier Dunlop Series. His new base … [Read the full story]

Aussie cars in global airbag recall

More than 10,000 cars sold in Australia are included in a global recall of more than three million vehicles produced by four major Japanese manufacturers amid concerns over airbags. Honda appears the worst affected locally with 9980 cars across three models to be recalled. Toyota will recall 1700 cars and Mazda 597. Nissan Australia says … [Read the full story]

Will Casey Stoner deliver in his final race?

This is Casey Stoner’s swansong on two wheels. The 27-year-old is popular because of his fearless riding style, which is at its pulsating best around the swooping high-speed oceanside track, rather than his personality. The kid from Kurri Kurri is the least outgoing and expressive motorcycle champion since fellow Australian world champion Mick Doohan, who … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner wins the Assen TT

Defending world champion Casey Stoner won the Assen TT MotoGP today to move level on points with championship leader Jorge Lorenzo, who crashed out on the first lap. Stoner’s Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa was second and Andrea Dovizioso of Italy overtook last year’s Assen winner, Ben Spies of the United States, on the final lap … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner to retire from MotoGP

“This isn’t a two standard series. This is a MotoGP championship. This is a prototype championship” – Casey Stoner. After reading a statement announcing the shock news that he will retire from MotoGP at the end of this season, reigning double world champion Casey Stoner later gave more details as to why he wants to … [Read the full story]

Stoner goes top with Estoril win

Casey Stoner led wire to wire in Estoril yesterday to take his second win of the season, finally bagging a win at every track on the current MotoGP schedule. The Australian pulled out a 1.6-second lead on the first lap and never relinquished the lead after securing the first position before the second corner of … [Read the full story]

Marco Simoncelli dies in MotoGP crash

Italian motorcycle rider Marco Simoncelli has died after a crash in the Malaysian MotoGP. He was 24. Simoncelli lost control of his Honda, but his bike regained partial grip and swerved across the track, into the path of American Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi of Italy. Simoncelli’s helmet was ripped off in the incident and … [Read the full story]

Stoner Wins At Home To Clinch Second World Title ‎

Casey Stoner capped a memorable 26th birthday by clinching his second MotoGP title with victory at his home race. Australian Stoner only had to finish in the top six to be crowned champion after Jorge Lorenzo was ruled out of the race with a hand injury suffered in a crash in Sunday morning’s warm-up. But … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner breaks circuit record at Mugello

Casey Stoner claimed his fifth pole position of the 2011 MotoGP season with a record lap in the very brief period of dry running that the Italian Grand Prix qualifying allowed. The whole field came out on slicks on a drying track as soon as the session began, and by the halfway mark conditions were … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner wins British MotoGP

Casey Stoner secured his fourth race win of the season and the lead in the MotoGP World Championship after his main rival Jorge Lorenzo crashed out in the rain at Silverstone. Stoner, the Respol Honda rider, produced an almost faultless race from pole position to take his third successive win and now leads the defending … [Read the full story]

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