Casey Stoner refused to respond stating that a little longer he would be world champion MotoGP. For him too quickly decide who will become world champion this season.
The Repsol Honda star, managed to be the fastest at Laguna Seca Circuit, the United States on Monday, early yesterday. The victory was his fifth major podium this season.
Australian rider is making a buzz during the race, although in free practice and qualifying session at Laguna Seca he is not the fastest racer. Luckily, he and his team can prepare the ‘iron horse’ competitive at the race underway.
With the results he achieved at Laguna Seca, it is enjoying her summer vacation Stoner topped the standings and leave its rival Jorge Lorenzo by a margin of 20 points.
“Talking to the world champion who is currently quite difficult. Whenever I can ,, by other racers. To that end, not the time to talk about who will be world champion, “said Stoner as reported by Crash, Tuesday (07/26/2011).
“I think we’ll have a chance to win. But Lorenzo will become stronger every race and I think Dani (Pedrosa) will be up there, stealing points from us. It would definitely be a difficult end to the season,
Casey Stoner showed his capacity as a strong candidate for world champion this season. Repsol Honda rider was successfully winning a duel with his main rival, Jorge Lorenzo for MotoGP series then won the United States at Laguna Seca on Monday (7/25/2011) early morning hrs.
Since the early start, Lorenzo immediately kicked to maintain its position at the forefront. However, Lorenzo could not relax because the two strongest competitors, Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa followed right behind her. Less than one lap of the planned 32 laps, rider position has changed.
Lorenzo is still maintaining its position at the front, but behind them are now champions in the previous series in Germany, which successfully passed Stoner Pedrosa. Meanwhile, Dovi finished fourth followed by Marco Simoncelli, Ben Spies and legendary racer, Valentino Rossi, who must go down one strip to the order of seven.
Entering the sixth lap, disaster approached Simoncelli. Gresini Honda rider this should end the race early because tegelincir and dragged into the gravel at the corner bulldoze. Super Sic clearly dropped a dramatic change in the composition of the second row. Spies is now up to fifth position followed by Rossi in sixth place in the shadow team-mate Nicky Hayden and Suzuki rider Alvaro Bautista.
Entering the middle of the race, Lorenzo began to keep a distance with Pedrosa in second place. However, Stoner seemed reluctant to look back mengunggulinya Lorenzo. The Australian rider was successfully mengovertake Pedrosa in second place, and began to erode the distance with Lorenzo.
Lap after lap to record the fastest time, Stoner Lorenzo finally managed to stick tight. The battle of two strong candidates this season is inevitable. Meanwhile, Pedrosa appeared out of the competition winner at Laguna Seca this time, following a position which is increasingly left behind.
Melakoni fierce battle in each lapnya, Stoner eventually managed to take the leading position of Lorenzo during the race six laps remaining. 2007 world champion managed to precede Lorenzo from the outside before entering the first corner of Lorenzo. It’s as if the vengeance of Stoner after the series Sachsenring last week, Lorenzo prove in last lap-lap in the race for second place. It’s also proving a winning mentality at once so that Stoner had been doubtful many people, especially in matters of dueling head to head with rivals (Lorenzo).
Do not want the difference in points with Stoner back swell, Lorenzo continued to provide fierce resistance. The Spaniard continues to stick to strict Stoner while looking for loopholes to take back the leading position. However, Lorenzo struggles ultimately futile because Stoner was just getting far left and eventually crossed the finish line in first place.
Lorenzo had to settle for being on the podium two. Meanwhile, Pedrosa the race with almost no competitors successfully secured the third podium. Meanwhile, teammate, Dovi must be willing to only finish in fifth, overtaken on the last lap after Ben Spies managed to secure fourth position.
Valentino Rossi recorded a pretty good result with sixth place, up one strip from its position in qualifying (seven). Unlike the race at Sachsenring, Germany, last week, this time The Doctor managed to win his duel with Hayden who finished in seventh position. Colin Edwards, Hector Barbera and Hiroshi Aoyama complete the top ten racers leading formats.
U.S. MotoGP results:
Pos Pmblp —- —- —- Team Gap
Repsol Honda Stoner 1.Casey 43 minutes 52,145 seconds
2. Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing +5634 seconds
3. Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team +9467 seconds
4. Ben Spies to Yamaha Factory Racing +20,562 seconds
5. Andrea Dovizioso Repsol Honda Team +20,885 seconds
6. Valentino Rossi Team Ducati +30,351 seconds
7. Nicky Hayden Ducati Team +31,031 seconds
8. Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Tech3 +45,502 seconds
9 Mapfre Aspar Team Hector Barbera +51,549 seconds
10. Hiroshi Aoyama San Carlo Honda Gresini +1:08.850 seconds
11. Karel Abraham Cardion AB Motoracing +1:09.132 seconds
12. Loris Capirossi Pramac Racing Team +12,984 seconds
13. Toni Elias Honda LCR MotoGP +37,817 seconds
Failed to Finish
14. Gresini Honda’s Marco Simoncelli
15. Randy de Puniet
16. Alvaro Bautista
17. Ben Bostrom
18. Cal Crutchlow