Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Casey Stoner retirement tour. The reigning MotoGP world champion's Thursday bombshell rocked the paddock and sent the silly season into overdrive — enough, indeed, to escalate its status to 'certifiable season'. All that, and we are only in May, four races into the current campaign.
For a man who came into MotoGP at the last minute in 2006 through Lucio Cecchinello's rescue project when Sito Pons' team plans fell through, Stoner has become one of the quickest in making decisions once the season is underway. Since joining Ducati in 2007 he has been in aRead More »from Stoner’s retirement plan doesn’t surprise