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Your MotoGP Rider of the Year: 1st

You vote Casey Stoner 1st in's MotoGP Rider of the Year poll
MotoGP Rider of the Year 2011:
1st Casey Stoner
Your score out of 10: 8.70 (average)

Team: Repsol Honda Team
Bike: RC212V (factory)
Wins: 10
Podiums: 16
Poles: 12
Championship points: 350 (20.6 points per start average)
Championship position: 1st

After a fantastic first season at Repsol Honda, it is no surprise that viewers voted Casey Stoner as their 2011 MotoGP Rider of the Year.

Stoner won from pole on his RC212V debut in Qatar and went on to dominate the season, claiming more wins, podiums, poles, fastest laps and of course points than any other rider.

The Australian's second world title was also the first for Honda since 2006 and Stoner stood on the podium in every race he finished. The former Ducati world champion's only DNF occurred when he was taken out by a falling Valentino Rossi at Jerez.

The next best Honda rider in the championship standings, team-mate Andrea Dovizioso in third, scored 122 points less than Stoner over the 17 rounds, while factory Ducati replacement Rossi couldn't get close to Stoner's achievements with the Desmosedici.

Stoner won the fan vote with an average score of 8.70 out of 10. Congratulations Casey!'s MotoGP Rider of the Year vote 2011:
1. Casey Stoner 8.70
2. Marco Simoncelli 8.46
3. Jorge Lorenzo 7.86
4. Ben Spies 7.32
5. Dani Pedrosa 7.24
6. Andrea Dovizioso 7.07
7. Alvaro Bautista 6.81

Related Pictures

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Stoner, Elbow down, Honda RC213V, Brno MotoGP Test August 15th 2011
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Isaac Vinales, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Schrotter, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Cortese, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Quartararo, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Pawi, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Isaac Vinales, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Quartararo, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Aegerter, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Kent, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Luthi, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Morbidelli, Luthi, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Morbidelli leads start, Moto2 race, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Vinales overtakes Dovizioso, Qatar MotoGP Race 2017
Rossi, Qatar MotoGP 2017
Smith, Qatar MotoGP 2017

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Cletus - Unregistered

December 31, 2011 8:21 AM

bbqman, Have a really close good look at the pic of Stoner dragging his knee and elbow. To stand trackside and watch this guy ride like this lap after lap is something any moto gp fan should be able to appreciate. If rubber chickens,fans dressed as doctors and poofy tee shirts are what moto gp fans need to keep following moto gp then perhaps they would be better off following some other sport.

Mental - Unregistered

December 31, 2011 7:24 AM

and, put on displays of riding at almost every round that all other MotoGP riders only dream of being able to do. Stoner is an incredible rider that will probably not be fully appreciated until after his retirement or the retirement of VR which will allow a normal perspective to be reintroduced to MotoGP as apposed to the current 'Circus' perspective.

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