MotoGP » 'Legend' Stoner ends MotoGP career on the podium

“My team are like my second family, we've been through a lot of ups and downs together and it's going to be difficult not to see them every week” – Casey Stoner.

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Sensitivity - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 5:57 PM

Disclaimer: I see Stoner as a top rider, highly talented, as Lorenzo or Pedrosa, but no more no less - but with a more spectacular riding style and a peculiar character.

His final race was pretty much a corollary of his career: it was a creditable and gutsy race (even if he said he wouldn't be taking any risks, everyone knew that he would try to get the best result possible).

Congratulations, Casey for a good final race and a career to show for.

However, his voluntary inability to extend it further doesn't merit a more profound admiration.

Nate - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 6:07 PM

Going to a big loss not seeing him race. A true ledgend regardless. Been Australian I'm going to miss his riding and to the point personality. Ciao casey

benito - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 6:31 PM

@there there now
How old r u? 12, 13 maybe 16, since when u watch Motogp? And how a crying boy owned a true motogp legend and 9 times world champion V.Rossi? Or maybe u just an idiot?

Nincky - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 6:33 PM

Shame he started on the wrong tyres and lost 40 seconds in the pit stop, otherwise he could have won, even with his injury.
And to all the Rossi-sheep, Stoner dominated Dani by 4 wins to 1 before his Indy injury. Without that inury this seaosn would have been another 10+ wins.
Dani is a level below Stoner but he's still 3 or 4 levels above Rossi-the-fraud.

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