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]

Stoner takes photofinish win for last 2011 GP

Casey Stoner ended his championship year by overtaking Ben Spies down the final straight to win the season-ending Valencia MotoGP today. The world champion, who clinched the title on Oct. 16, finished in 48 minutes, 18.645 seconds. Spies was only 0.015 seconds behind in light rain on the 2.5-mile Comunitat Valenciana Circuit. Stoner split from … [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]

Stoner in top form for Aussie MotoGP

Casey Stoner dominated both practice sessions for the Australian GP on Friday as he closes in on the 2011 MotoGP world championship. The Australian, chasing his fifth straight win at his home race, recorded a best time of 1 minute, 30.475 seconds around the Phillip Island track ahead of Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo in 1:30.744 in … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner takes pole position in Japan

Casey Stoner produced a stunning late lap to take his 10th pole position of the season in Japan. Jorge Lorenzo looked set to start Sunday’s race from the front until Stoner clocked a lap of one minute 45.267 seconds. Lorenzo will start in second ahead of Stoner’s Repsol Honda team-mate Andrea Dovizioso, with Dani Pedrosa … [Read the full story]

Lorenzo wins as Rossi and Stoner crash in Jerez

The reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo was handed victory at his home MotoGP race on a dramatic wet afternoon in Spain in which the former world champions Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner crashed. Lorenzo, riding for Yamaha, was able to ease away to a comfortable victory at Jerez after Rossi crashed into Stoner after an ill-advised … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner wins in Motegi

The Ducati Team rider scored back-to-back victories with first place in the Grand Prix of Japan on Sunday. Pole man Andrea Dovizioso finished second whilst Valentino Rossi beat Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo to the final podium spot after an epic battle with his team-mate. Casey Stoner followed up his first win of the season at … [Read the full story]

Dovizioso Gets First Pole On Honda’s Home Track

Andrea Dovizioso (Repsol Honda RC212V) stepped in to fill the void left by injured team-mate Dani Pedrosa to take his first-ever MotoGP pole position on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, Honda’s home track north of Tokyo. Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) was second and Casey Stoner (Ducati) third. Pedrosa was forced … [Read the full story]

Rossi will ride for Ducati in 2011

The 31 year-old will complete an Italian link-up with the Bologna factory next season having agreed a two-year deal. Ducati and Valentino Rossi have signed a two-year agreement for the nine-time World Champion to race with the “Rossa” of Borgo Panigale in the Ducati Team from 2011. The arrival of Valentino in Ducati opens a … [Read the full story]