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Matthew Birt  says:

Casey Stoner plays down wild card return in 2013

Casey Stoner has played down the prospect of making special wild card appearances in the future after deciding to retire from full-time racing in MotoGP at the end of 2012. Although the Aussie hasn’t completely ruled out one-off wild card appearances, the double MotoGP world champion says he has no immediate plans to race in 2013. The prospect of Stoner making a...

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YamahaRacer

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YamahaRacer says:

Did rhat clown who says Stoenzo ever learn English. Why be so bitter is it because Casey is handing out a severe beating to your beloved hero.

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mike2265

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mike2265 says:

It's like trying to argue evolution...

with a creationist.  There's no point, you could have a billion data points supporting your argument and still they'll cherry pick single pieces of data, create strawmen arguements, appeal to the masses, ad hominen attacks etc etc.

There's a dum argument used that a banana is perfectly formed for humans as some daft proof.  Ignoring the obvious (that it's been extensively modified by artificial selection) there's another interesting parallel to th repetetive arguments in these forums.  A banana is yellow ... and...

http://www.motifake.com/proof-of-creationism-prayer-jesus-god-stupid-atheist-christi-demotivational-posters-27365.html

So enjoy your banana.

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vmax4steve

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vmax4steve says:

Stoner should agree to ride the TT next year, nothing left to prove in Motogp so why not go for the ultimate test.

 

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jollyboy

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jollyboy says:

vmaxsteve

Don't make me laugh. Stoner wouldn't go near the TT, he is very concerned with safety (which is fine, I woudln't criticise him for that) like most of the MotoGP riders. You have to be wired in a special way to be competitive at the TT and most MotoGP riders just aren't wired like that. Road racing is a whole different game to circuit racing, he'd probably have more chance of succeeding at the ISDE than the TT. Also as the bikes and the lap times get faster the circuit actually gets harder to learn. The old maxim that the circuit takes three years to learn is probably truer today than ever before. IOW there's no way that even somebody of Casey's talent could do well at the TT first year out. Most people who are as competitive as Stoner are just not wired in such a way that would allow them to be also rans, in other words they won't enter unless they think there is a good chance of winning. Add to all that the fact that there would be countless people out there who expected him to win and countless other people who wanted him to fail spectacularly. That would make it impossible for him to have a low key entry for a couple of years just to learn the circuit. IOW it just ain't going to happen.

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vmax4steve

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vmax4steve says:

jollyboy

And just how well did Jeremy McWilliams do in his first ever NW200, 48 years of age as well. I wouldn't expect Stoner to win it first time out but if he wants a challenge and Motogp no longer gives him that then why not.

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jollyboy

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jollyboy says:

NW200

Steve there is a big, big difference between the Triangle and the mountain course. The fact that they are both road courses does not make them the same. The Triangle is less than a quarter the distance of the mountain course. Ask anybody who has raced them both and they will tell you that the mountain circuit is much more than four times harder to master.

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gusferlus

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gusferlus says:

"He could take two years out and win straight away"loooooooool

LoooooooooooL, more talent in the sheeps he f*cks!:laugh:

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