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Matthew Birt  says:

Hand injury no influence on title defeat, admits Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo reckons the serious hand injury that forced him to miss the final three races of 2011 didn’t play a key role in him surrendering the MotoGP crown to Honda rival Casey Stoner. Lorenzo trailed Stoner by 40-points heading into last month’s Phillip Island clash when he suffered a gruesome left hand injury in the pre-race warm-up session in Australia.The...

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  • Posted 3 years ago (17 November 2011 11:39)

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Apr 11

Posts: 3437

Bultoboy says:

Why is something so simple open to interpretation and why is he 'blowing glory up Casey's bum'...??

He's been asked if missing the last couple of races through the finger injury cost him the chance of winning the championship. He's answered honestly and said no, the combination of Stoner and the Honda was too strong.

Seems straightforward enough

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Jun 11

Posts: 2564

PaceyCasey says:


Who knows, if Jorge had been able to exert real pressure Casey might have wobbled a bit. Perhaps not but we'll never know.

Jorge had all season to exert 'real' pressure on Stoner. He did a few times during the season but ultimately................

So we DO know bud.

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