MotoGP » Stoner: There was always a CRT in the way

“Every lap was spoiled which is very frustrating as I really feel we could have been on pole but we'll have to settle for where we are” – Casey Stoner.

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give CRT a chance - Unregistered

July 29, 2012 1:56 PM

.....But when you combine a bike performance gap with a rider performance gap--you get the 4-5 second gaps that Casey is talking about.

All that said, keep in mind, we're only halfway through the first season of CRTs. I think a 2 second gap is very reasonable--IF we could limit it to that.

MistaJangle - Unregistered

July 29, 2012 2:44 PM

Casey's comment is obviously aimed at the whole CRT rule/concept, it's not a personal attack against the rider's themselves. Not even a CS fan, but where the comment is directed is quite apparent...

there there now - Unregistered

July 29, 2012 3:01 PM


Exactly they can only ride them as fast as the bikes go after all Casey would be holding up all the prototypes as well if he was riding one, just like Randy who was a top six finisher on the satellite Honda.


July 29, 2012 3:21 PM

What a load of crap to any one that said casey and honda have to adapt to the crts, honda have spent massive amount of money and time to put the best package ( machine and rider ) out there to miss pole because of a bike 4 sec slower in there way, ok if it was a class rider or competitive bike you would have a point. but a random chicane inst fair

here we go - Unregistered

July 29, 2012 3:43 PM


honda have spent massive amount of money and time to put the best package ( machine and rider ) out there to miss pole

" Mr Gp " Who is Miss pole

" Mr Gp " Every other rider seems to be able to accommodate CRT'S, what makes him an exception.

some1 - Unregistered

July 29, 2012 3:46 PM

1. All regulars CRT riders deserve at least a satellite prototype bike because they all capable to qualify within 107% from the pole.

2. The Pole Master Stoner don't care about the haters and the title. If he win the title, he still being accused as a public enemy of the MotoGP because of his achievement. What he care is set the pole records and winning the race. So, he left behind his legacy to be beaten once he out of the scene.

3. Rossi can't beat him on a Ducati. In fact, no other riders can. Until then, it's in the history book as the most successful Ducati MotoGP rider. Pity, those 7 times MotoGP titles were useless when come to ride a Ducati.

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