Casey Stoner Named MotoGP Legend

EP will be disappointed not to be able to reach the top spot. He retired 27 years after getting two MotoGP Championships. Pedrosa took victory; Lorenzo ended up on the floor. Australian Casey Stoner, two times MotoGP champion and winner of 45 races in the World Championship, has been named in Valencia legend of this sport after participating in his last test before his retirement. Stoner is the 20th pilot who enters the club of legends of motorcycling, they already belong to Giacomo Agostini, Mick Doohan, Geoff Duke, Wayne Gardner, Mike Hailwood, Daijiro Kato, Eddie Lawson, Anton Mang, Angel Nieto, Wayne Rainey, Phil Read, Jim Redman, Kenny Roberts, Jarno Saarinen, Kevin Schwantz, Barry Sheene, Freddie Spencer, John Surtees and Carlo Ubbiali. Australian Honda pilot has ended his career at 27 years with a third place in the Valencian Community GP, five months after announcing its withdrawal from the competition when completed the Championship. Stoner debuted in 2001 with 15 years in the world competing in the category 125 cc at Donington Park.

In 2007 succeeded in tasting his first win in MotoGP, category in which that same year was proclaimed world champion, a title that also conquered in 2011. In addition to his 45 victories in World Cup races, Stoner has risen 89 times on the podium and has 43 poles. Disappointed the Australian pilot of Moto GP, Casey Stoner (Honda), said to be disappointed by not having been able to achieve first place in the Grand Prix of Valencia, disputed this Sunday at the circuit Ricardo Tormo, although he admitted that closing his career with two consecutive podiums is a good way to say goodbye to. I am grateful to the sponsors and the team work. I am disappointed to have not been able to win, but two consecutive podiums is a good way of saying goodbye, admitted before the microphones of Telecinco nothing else conclude a Grand Prix in which Pedrosa (Honda) finished first starting from the pit lane, and Japanese Katsuyuki Nakasuga (Yamaha) third. Dani Pedrosa was able to read the race to change tires lips after the warm-up lap. Did not happen the same with Stoner, who complains. I was afraid of damaging me toe and was nervous. At first I decided to assemble water tyre because I had no confidence. But at the end I have come late to mount tire slips, and at the end I’ve gone back to the podium, concluded the champion of the world in which has been his last test. See more: Casey Stoner, named “MotoGP legend” in his retirement