Sunday, October 16, 2011

World Champion Stoner, MotoGP

World Champion Stoner, Casey Stoner enhance its dominance over the weekend at the Phillip Island Circuit. Always the fastest in free practice three and start from pole position, Repsol Honda rider was closing the circuit by winning the Australian Grand Prix race on Sunday (10/16/2011).
These results became the perfect party for Stoner in front of fans and family who packed the Phillip Island Circuit. Right on birthday the 26th, on 16 October, Stoner ensure themselves a world champion, while extending his victory at the track record to five times in a row.
Yes, since 2007, when for the first time he grabbed the MotoGP world title with Ducati's Stoner invincible. Now, in his debut with Honda, the Australian rider grabbed his second in the most prestigious class.
Unfortunately, at this crucial race Stoner was challenged by the toughest rivals in the hunt for the world title, Jorge Lorenzo. Yamaha rider was injured by accident during warm-up session Sunday morning. Additionally, his teammate Lorenzo, Ben Spies, also could not take part. Thus, the 2011 Australian Grand Prix was followed by the Yamaha factory team, which is expected to be a barrier to more rapid Stoner became world champion.
Meanwhile, Marco Simoncelli finished at number two. After a tight fight with Andrea Dovizioso, Honda Gresini rider managed to beat the rival of Repsol Honda's on the last lap, and made it the best achievement of his career in the MotoGP arena for the first podium finish in second place.
With the results of this series of the 16th, Stoner, who recorded nine victories during the 2011 season by collecting a total of 325 points, 65 points ahead of Lorenzo who could not get the points. Meanwhile, Dovizioso was third with 212 points, and Simoncelli ride one stripe to the order of seven, shifting Nicky Hayden. This makes an additional 20 points he collected a total of 139 points, beating Hayden who get 130 points.
source: kompas.com