After retiring from MotoGP competition in 2012, Casey Stoner is coming back to serve as a test rider and brand ambassador for Ducati, which enjoyed its most successful years with the Aussie rider.
Former MotoGP champ Casey Stoner had a horrendous crash during the Suzuka 8 Hours that resulted in fractures to his leg and shoulder. See how it all went wrong in this video.
Reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner is just 26 years old, but has been riding in the FIM series since 2001 when he joined the 125cc ranks. Five years later, the Australian was in the headlining formula series with Honda, the year after that, in 2007, he won the title astride a Ducati. Last year, Stoner won it again with Honda, and even battling an issue with his arm this year, he's atop
Casey Stoner in slow motion – Click above to watch the video after the break
For us, the mid-season break in GP action seemed reminiscent of the Monday night following the Superbowl, something is just missing. As the hot tires penciled in the fast lines around the Brno circuit, we remembered just what it was: lightning fast motorcycles of course! High winds and poor weather conditions slowed the race pace – the fastest lap of the actual race was over a
MotoGP action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery
Ducati GP10 MotoGP motorcycle – Click above for high-res image gallery