No show for Stoner at Estoril?

Casey's championship comeback might not be on the cards for Portuguese GP

Posted: 28 September 2009
by Visordown News

THE RED HOT rumour at the moment in the MotoGP world is that Stoner might not be out on the bike at Estoril next weekend.

It appears that things aren't all hunky or even dory in the red bike camp right now and even though things are moving at a pace behind the scenes, it's far from set in stone that the Aussie, who has been missing from the last three rounds of the championship with a 'mystery' illness, will be back for Portugal.

We've been told on good authority that Stoner's not happy with something (or someone) in the Ducati camp. It's reported the factory are trying to sort the matter out for the Aussie asap.

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So this year is over for Stoner, that much is a given but we need him back next year like him or hate him, otherwise we're down to a 3 horse race - Rossi, Jorge, Pedrosa which is not going to do much for anyone from an entertainment perspective.  Even with Spies in the mix he's not going to be up there straight away. 

Posted: 28/09/2009 at 12:14

MotoGP needs a fit and healthy Stoner. If it means he can return to full strength I would rather he didn't race again at all this year.

Here's hoping we can all look forward to him getting beaten by Valentino next year on equal footing 

Posted: 28/09/2009 at 17:29

Not according to MCN?

Oooh, well they must be right

Posted: 28/09/2009 at 20:33

All the bull shit,  speculation, derogortery comments and nastiness by UK fans will be  cleared away because Stoner Will be at Estoril .

Posted: 29/09/2009 at 09:55

Wonder if he's not  happy with Mrs Stoner stalking him all the time?

Posted: 29/09/2009 at 13:17

He will be there. To be honest I think next year will be 3 horse race. Thats Rossi, Lorenzo, and Stoner. Pedrosa is just not the rider he was in 250 to be honest. I mean he showed consistancy so far in every season in top motogp class, but this year he has crashed, comes out of nowhere at the start of th race, but then slowly drops down. Also when they pass him, he never fights back.

If Dovi didn't had the double crashes, he would be leading Honda man. I expect him to be the dark horse next year. He must hate NO:4, just likt James toseland hates (I would think). NO:6. So far he has 3 6 finishes this yea6. 666...ooooh the devils number. lol 

Posted: 02/10/2009 at 11:44

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