MotoGP » Casey Stoner – 1000cc Q&A

As one of the most successful riders of the 800cc MotoGP era, 2011 MotoGP World Championship leader Casey Stoner expresses his thoughts on the imminent return to 1000cc.

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LAnski - Unregistered

July 13, 2011 7:42 AM

The added torque would be an allowance for the rider. The biggest fault of the 800s is the fact that whe a rider messes his line on a corner, he is punished big time. The added grunt will enable lesser riders not to lose too much time on a messy corner entry. However, I think the top riders who learned to ride perfectly each corner will still be at the top. CS, JL and DP will still be the fastest, and maybe VR can be closer to the front. I hope the added grunt will also enable riders to dice with each other more frequently by enabling them to uses different lines. But the CRT Teams will struggle....

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