MotoGP » Casey Stoner set for V8 Supercar deal?


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Motojunky...I follow MotoGP, not a particular rider. Lets look at why the best team on the grid is willing to back this bloke. In the slightly detuned test car in his first outing in a V8 he was lapping faster than Craig Lowdnes, the three times champion. In his second outing, and first time in a fully tuned tier 1 car, he was lapping within 2 seconds of the best ever times. Those faster times done during qualifying on new tyres and low fuel by the best in the business. Wayne Gardner ended up in the best team in V8 Supercars and did very well at Bathurst and also won the first ever V8 Supercar race! Barry Sheen ended up being a Supertruck racing champion for many years. The ability to concentrate for extended periods of time and feel the machine under you are the two most important aspects and as the 888 team owner said, Casey has got those skills in bucketloads. My brother is friends with the bloke who purchased the sister car to Casey's. He says the field will not cut him any slack a



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