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Casey Stoner leaves the door ajar on the possibility of one day making a return to MotoGP despite confirming his move to V8 Supercars for the 2013 season

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Thing-a-Me-Bob - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 8:16 PM

Er Prof-x you may want to watch that no way was CS 'almost pushed off the track'..he was on the inside line on the corner and so had the whole track to his left. VR ( I think in the heat of battle ) misjudged a lunge and had nowhere to go except off the track...which as it happened played in his favour. At no point did they touch.I find it hardly credible that that was a deliberate move...I mean on those machines and on that corner at full flight.....that's asking to crash.

prof-x - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 8:28 PM

and no, you do not have to be deliberate or have premeditation to actually push some wide and off a track. As soon as Rossi left the track and on to the dirt he gave up his excuse, he was riding over the limit and almost caused a pretty serious accident. There is hard racing, then there is abusing the safety of the riders around you.

Abuse is when you fk up, break the limits of the track and endanger other people. A completely and utterly valid complaint. But the one eyed fans only care about who wins and who loses, something Casey might have alluded to when he was talking about Simoncelli and having a bias towards the show rather than the safety of the riders.

proff-off - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 8:37 PM

So when Stoner over-rode his Honda in 2006 and skittled Gibernau, causing him to break his collarbone and errectively end his competitive career, we don't mention it eh? Gibernau didn't moan like a ****

prof-x - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 8:53 PM

Gibernau's hopes ended in Catalunya that year (2006), he was injured for more than a few rounds that year,

... and if you actually watch the replay

youtube gibernau casey portugal (34 seconds)

Stoner is ahead of Gibernau when he loses control of his bike and Gibernau is unfortunately collected by Stoner's bike. This was not Stoner racing hard against Gibernau, losing control of his bike and running in to Gibernau.

maximusproxx - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 9:13 PM

Motogp isnt the same anymore as when he started out in the 125's, even compared to then its a joke, Racing wise and Political wise..

Don't know what all the Rossi lovers are doing here btw?
Shouldnt u all be in the Rossi topics telling urselfs he's back!! xcept he is a pay rider now... Yam already stated that Lorenzo is theire focus for the future...
So dun get ur yellow panty's up to high yet!

Hope Stoner does well and thinks it over again n does come back if things would change, Stoner and Talent you say it in one breath..

Go Bradl for 2013!!

Boycey - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 9:27 PM

Stoner should shut up now, he has gone, history. We heard enough whining when he was still riding. This is a dangerous sport. Pity he didnt have the same respect for Simoncelli when he was alive. Stoner may be the best natural talent the bike world will ever see.....pity he dosent have the character to go with it

Not a fan - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 9:39 PM

Stoner is the most disliked person in the paddock & this is from riders ,mechanics & their girl friends & yes they know him unlike most in this forum .

He was asked by a little girl to have a photo with him & he came up with crap that he wasn't allowed to she went up to Alvaro & asked him & he picked her up for photo & told her dad if they got photo printed he would sign it for him .

He had security surrounding him to stop fans getting near him in the paddock in case they wanted an autograph & he wasn't on a scooter !!

Meanwhile other riders like Jorge would walk through & if someone wanted a photo or autograph he would stop unless of course he was about to go on track .

He is an awesome rider but sadly not a very nice person

vicripoll - Unregistered

January 27, 2013 9:42 PM

Just throwing this out there if Rossi was in with a chance of the championship, like Casey was in 2009 with Lorenzo and Rossi. They went into the catalunya gp all virtually level in the championship. If Rossi says he has lactose intolerence and takes 5 races out. He would have been labelled a bottler and everything else.

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