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Stoner moves on from Sepang error

The home favourite has an envious record around his local circuit...
Casey Stoner is refusing to dwell on the first lap accident that ruled him out of the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang as he looks to make it four consecutive wins on home soil at Phillip Island.

Stoner was chasing a third straight victory at Sepang but wouldn't complete the opening revolution, an error that has once again opened up the fight for third in the standings between himself, Valentino Rossi and Andrea Dovizioso.

Nonetheless, having won at Aragon and Motegi before that, Stoner is merely pleased to have found a breakthrough with the Ducati GP10, which coupled to his excellent Australian Grand Prix record, gives him optimism of further success this weekend.

"Three races ago this race wasn't looking good for us because the bike wasn't working in the areas that you need it to work at Phillip Island,” he said. “But, during the last three races we have made improvements, so we come into this weekend looking pretty good.

“It's good sometimes to race in the cooler conditions we get at Phillip Island, but the best thing about this track is definitely the fast corners!"

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October 14, 2010 10:58 AM
Last Edited 2447 days ago

Apart from the comment from "Mix", the rest of the idiots should get themselves to Phillip Island and watch Stoner ride, maybe then they'll realise he's working that bike 10% harder than anyone else Sure he falls off a lot, but who the hell cares when he's got the thing tank slapping and sliding out of every corner .....Last year in Saturday free practice he was clocked at 312KM/H down Gardner Straight the wet. Youtube "Stoner Drift" ...that clip was taken at turn 3 which has a 250KM/H entry speed and a 220KM/H apex speed ...he was doing this in the race WITH Rossi behind him. This what I pay my money for... to see the fastest guy riding right on the edge

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