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Michael Guy  says:

Casey Stoner announces retirement

Repsol Honda rider Casey Stoner has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2012 season. The shock announcement was delivered to a packed press conference at Le Mans ahead of this weekend’s MotoGP round. The 26-year-old who was crowned World Champion in 2008 and 2011 currently leads the 2012 standings by one point from Jorge Lorenzo. Stoner cited numerous reasons...

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  • Posted 3 years ago (17 May 2012 16:33)

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Sep 11

Posts: 85

monkeyninja says:


Just as he was getting chilled out and relaxed.

All the same, totally respect his decision and the fact he has nothing left to prove, especially if he wins (very likely) this season.

He's been racing since he was a kid and the limelight doesn't suit his personality. As he says, he's not enjoying the racing so it's time to move on. New family and all that....

Best of luck to him.

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Feb 12

Posts: 38

Bruno21 says:

I can't believe in this.

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Oct 10

Posts: 25

DukeFirenze says:

Cal for Repsol!!

What a phenominal talent gone.. Guess maybe post baby and he always seemed to be a very family orientated kinda guy he might be thinking why risk my life when i already have everything i ever dreamed of and more.. all the best, im sure he'll get plenty of use out of that farm of his back home and lots of fishing! if Repsol backfil with Marquez they have no rider capable of winning the title.. i dont see pedrosa ever doing it.. unless maybe he does a criville and jams it when he has the best bike by a fricking country mile and the far superior talented team mate (Doohan) dissapears.. I say Keep up the great work Cal and GO ORANGE!!!

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Aug 02

Posts: 356

mydogben says:


Well Good riddance ya miserable tw@ , bottled it lol 


 Looks like you rattled the odd cage. PMSL

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Feb 09

Posts: 209

goat46 says:

Sad News

Am a big Rossi fan but have never been one of the narrow minded Stoner haters,we are losing an awesome talent with so many more years left in the tank.We should respect his decision to retire when he feels it is time, unlike some sportsmen who carry on for too long.Enjoy your new life and family Casey when you hang up the leathers.

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Jan 12

Posts: 3

lc72 says:

casey retirement

allthough a great talent, maybe we can see a winner who actually has a peronality! but do wish him well.

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Nov 09

Posts: 154

kwackanacki says:

What a shame

Could not comprehend this when I read it - has Rossi signed with Repsol!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jan 04

Posts: 118

nigel041 says:

what a shame............

..................but good luck to you casey. you've proved you are the best twice and will probably do it again this year. what a brave thing to do. go and enjoy your life with your family. shame certain others don't do the same

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Nov 11

Posts: 109

good work if you can get it.

I'll take his ride if he does'nt want it, nothing about it down the job centre.

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Nov 08

Posts: 127

phinmac says:


Congrats on your titles.. going out on his terms.

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