Casey Stoner is set to complete his first Ducati MotoGP laps since 2010 at Sepang on January 30.

According to GPOne.com the retired double world champion will test for two days at the Malaysian circuit using this year's GP15 machine, the Australian apparently requesting to try the older bike first.

The new Desmosedici will then be used by Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso during the official Sepang test, to be attended by all race riders, from February 1-3.

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Stoner has taken part in sporadic tests for Honda since leaving MotoGP at the end of 2012, but was recently announced as a brand ambassador and test rider for Ducati.

The 30-year-old won Ducati's only MotoGP title in 2007 and claimed the factory's most recent race win at Phillip Island 2010.

Having offered to replace the injured Dani Pedrosa earlier this year, MotoGP fans will hope Stoner can be tempted to make some wild-card appearances for Ducati next season...

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Why oh why didn't they let him replace Pedrosa?! Aoyama scored like 4 points... so it can't have been for that reason, maybe it was so MM93 didn't get upset ?

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Stoner rode great on every bike he ever raced on. I you don't believe me ask Valentino and Hayden just to name a few. I think he would do good in GP if he were to race full time. Course, full time doesn't really make all the difference - Bayliss did a wildcard entry for Ducati at Phillip Island and won the race so you never know...

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asefi:
grantrd:
F4TAL6ERT:
yash: Ducati hold him in high regard! Let's see how long that lasts... Watching him on track... Also will be interesting to see how Marquez treats him, if he gets a wild card! And Rossi will be there too! Hahaha! Too much fun! Bring it on![\blockquote]

I'm not convinced he'd be quick enough to bother the top 4 anyway! MM brought a whole new level of speed to the premier class and only a few have adapted enough to keep up, CS has been gone too long and he'll be on the wrong bike.[\blockquote]

Absolutely, and I think Honda could see this when he was testing doing race simulations and flying laps.......hence the reason they didn't want him to wildcard and create a media disaster for them and himself.........
Him and Ducati will fall out again, I'll put money on it.........[\blockquote]

That's quite a story there!
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Your memory must not serve you well - Stoner was the fastest person in the field whe

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