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Career Highlights: Casey Stoner

A selection of highlights and milestones from Casey Stoner's grand prix career. The double world champion will retire after Sunday's Valencia MotoGP season finale...
July 2001 Great Britain/Donington/125cc - 17th
Casey Stoner makes his grand prix debut as a wild-card rider at the age of 15 (pictured).
October 2001 Australia/Phillip Island/125cc - 12th
Finishes in the points in just his second GP appearance and the first at his home grand prix.
May 2002 Spain/Jerez/250cc - 6th
Finishes 6th in just his third start as a full-time grand prix rider in the 250cc class - the youngest ever rider to finish in the top six in the intermediate-class of GP racing.
July 2003 Germany/Sachsenring/125cc - 2nd
Second place finish at Germany GP gave him the record of being the youngest Australian rider to finish on a GP podium. He held this record until Arthur Sissis finished third in the Moto3 race at Phillip Island 2012.
November 2003 Valencia/Ricardo Tormo/125cc - 1st
Becomes the youngest-ever Australian to take a grand prix win.
October 2004 Malaysia/Sepang/125cc - 1st
Gives the KTM factory their first ever grand prix victory.
April 2005 Portugal/Estoril/250cc - 1st
Wins on just his second race back in the 250cc class - the youngest-ever Australian to win an intermediate-class grand prix race.
October 2005 Turkey/Istanbul/250cc - 1st
Wins for the fifth time in 2005 on his way to finishing in second place in the final championship classification.
March 2006 Spain/Jerez/MotoGP - 6th
Finishes 6th in his debut race on a MotoGP machine riding a Honda for the LCR team.
April 2006 Qatar/Losail/MotoGP - 5th
Qualifies on pole in just his second start in MotoGP to become the second youngest rider of all-time to start from pole in the premier-class; the only rider to start from pole at a younger age is Freddie Spencer.
April 2006 Turkey/Istanbul/MotoGP - 2nd
Finishes on the podium in his third MotoGP start - the youngest Australian rider to finish on the podium in the premier-class.
March 2007 Qatar/Losail/MotoGP - 1st
Wins in his first race for Ducati - the youngest Australian to win in the premier-class and also the first Australian rider to win in 125cc, 250cc and MotoGP/500cc.
June 2007 Italy/Mugello/MotoGP - 4th
Starts from pole for the first time since joining the Ducati factory team.
June 2007 Catalan/Barcelona/MotoGP - 1st
With this win in Catalunya Stoner becomes the first rider to win four times in one season on a Ducati.
July 2007 USA/Laguna Seca/MotoGP - 1st
Wins from pole and topped all four practice sessions to become the first non-American rider to win at Laguna Seca in the MotoGP era.
September 2007 San Marino/Misano/MotoGP - 1st
Wins three successive races for the first time and is the first to do so on a European manufactured bike since Agostini in 1972.
September 2007 Japan/Motegi/MotoGP - 6th
Becomes the youngest rider to win the premier-class world title since Freddie Spencer in 1983 and the first to win the title on a Ducati.
October 2007 Australia/Phillip Island/MotoGP - 1st
Wins at home in Australia for the first time.
November 2007 Malaysia/Sepang/MotoGP - 1st
Takes 10th win of the year.
March 2008 Qatar/Losail/MotoGP - 1st
Wins the first ever MotoGP race to take place at night under floodlights.
August 2008 Czech/Brno/MotoGP - DNF
Crashes out of the race on the seventh lap while leading - his first non-finish on a Ducati.
August 2008 San Marino/Misano/MotoGP - DNF
Qualifies on pole for the seventh successive race - the longest sequence of successive poles in the MotoGP era.
April 2009 Qatar/Losail/MotoGP - 1st
Wins the opening race of year for the third successive season
May 2009 Italy/Mugello/MotoGP - 1st
Gives Ducati their first ever premier-class win at the Italian Grand Prix.
September 2010 Aragon/MotoGP - 1st
Wins the first MotoGP race to be held at the new Aragon circuit.
October 2010 Australia/Phillip Island/MotoGP - 1st
Wins his home GP at Phillip Island for the fourth successive year. This was Stoner's last win on a Ducati.
November 2010 Valencia/Ricardo Tormo/MotoGP - 2nd
Qualifies on pole and finishes second on his last race for Ducati.
March 2011 Qatar/Losail/MotoGP - 1st
Qualifies on pole and wins first race with the Repsol Honda team.
April 2011 Spain/Jerez/MotoGP - DNF
Is taken out of the race by a falling Valentino Rossi - Stoner's only non-podium finish in 2011.
June 2011 Great Britain/Silverstone/MotoGP - 1st

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British 125cc star Casey Stoner riding a Telefonica Honda as a wildcard in his home GP at Phillip Island, Australia.
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November 07, 2012 6:16 PM

this is an article showing stoners record in his short career. not a stoner verse rossi debate. there is no denying vales records as they are very impressive , at the same time it runs for twice as long as stoners short stint. only difference is stoner achieved most of these records on a ducati and against vale , whereas vale only achieved a small fraction of his against stoner and on a yamaha.


November 07, 2012 8:56 PM

@Nate Doggius. no mate he never won on the sat in 06 , a very close second to melandri though , and did lead a lot of races as well until the factories cut him down. his biggest problem in 06 was the second rate mitchelins he was using.

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