MotoGP » Stoner: Crazy session, credit to Rossi and Lorenzo.

Casey Stoner was absent from the racetrack in the closing stages of Saturday’s wet qualifying session at the Sachsenring, but still claimed third on the grid.

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bladeo - Unregistered

July 20, 2009 8:23 AM

Yes it is speculation - and so is calling Rossi the GOAT. If he raced his whole career on a 500 chances are he'd have had more accidents than he has had. In fact he's probably the only rider who has never had a serious injury - coincidentaly when the change from 2strokes happenned, he crashed a lot more often on the 500.

If the 800s with all their electronics are so close and such a great show then why the constant call to go back to 500s? The answer is the 500s were animals and a whole different league to anything that's come since - be it 990s or 800s. They can't be compared to todays bikes the same as the racers can't be compared.

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