Stoner Early Retirement?
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The news shocked by the Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) at (17/5). In his official website, they announced the impending retirement of the end of the season, Casey Stoner.
Casey recently declared that 2012 is his last season in MotoGP. May this be a fantastic season, so the sound of chirping Repsol Honda on his twitter account.
Stoner is still young for a MotoGP rider, 27 years. He also was in the great with the drivers standings. If no major changes or accidents suffered by Stoner, like he would pitch to the ladder champion for the third time.
News of his retirement Stoner would actually have heard a few weeks ago. Solo Moto magazine states that Stoner did not reach an agreement with Honda about the extension of their contract which expires at the end of the season.
Stoner Honda wants to have the next two years. However, the drivers from Australia that just wants a one-year contract.
It is all a lie, said Stoner on the news about his plans to retire early. I was not going to undergo a career as a racer for several years. But I will not retire later this year, he said, as quoted by Autosport a few days ago.
However, all the news was finally true yesterday. The desire to always be close to family members of one of the reasons for the divorce with Honda. Stoner is known by his family. Especially now, when he already had a baby boy.
Stoner’s departure will make the silly season, aka the competition will be increasingly fierce hunt for players this season. In addition to Stoner, the other top drivers, whose contract will expire later this year is Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi are among them.
Rossi reported previously by Solo Moto goes back to Yamaha. That’s because Honda Jorge Lorenzo will be withdrawn. It is quite reasonable, because Lorenzo was racer who have skills equivalent to Stoner today. In contrast, Rossi who was once the most successful Yamaha rider of course still has the allure of the Japanese manufacturer’s.
Stoner on MotoGP debut in 2006 after the previous season was the runner-up in 250 cc class. After a debut season in MotoGP, he moved to Ducati from the previous team, Honda.
In the Italian manufacturer’s Stoner grabbed his first world championship title in 2007. He became the only rider who gave the world title at Ducati in the MotoGP arena. Four seasons there, the Australian decided to move to Honda last season.
Without waiting for a long time, Stoner became a major star of MotoGP. He marked the re-performance capabilities championship titles won both times in his career. He was so dominating in the 2011 season after a fierce fight with Factory Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo.
Stoner in the season and still look good. He led the standings after two victories won three series already in progress. After losing the victory in the Qatar MotoGP, he responded with a victory in the MotoGP Spain and Portugal.