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Monday, June 13, 2011

Stoner equal Rossi Achievements in 2003

Casey Stoner is very sweet reaping the rewards of his success in winning the race very wet British GP Sunday (12/06/2011). Stoner not only improve its dominance over the weekend at the Silverstone circuit, the Repsol Honda rider but is also now topped the standings while the rider, shifts the rival of the team Yamaha, Jorge Lorenzo.

Now, Stoner firmly in the top position with a score 116 points. He mengudeta Lorenzo, who did not get points in this sixth series because of an accident on lap eight and failed to continue the race. Now, Stoner is 18 points ahead of defending champion, who last season starting from pole position and became the winner on the circuit.

Not only that. Stoner also noted the achievements scored three consecutive wins from a total of four victories in six series this 2011 season. As a result, 2007 world champion became the first rider of the Honda team that reaped three consecutive wins in MotoGP since the Italian superstar, Valentino Rossi, did in 2003.

"It is very difficult conditions," said Stoner, who chalked the 150th race in all categories throughout his career.
"Anything can happen. We were a little lucky this time because I was able to survive and Jorge should have an accident," said Stoner, who dominated the British GP this since Friday.

In the race this time, the Yamaha factory team had the misfortune not being able to reap points. The reason, Lorenzo teammate, Ben Spies, also had an accident. In fact, a Texas-based rider is more used to fall and the bike hit the guardrail. Luckily, Colin Edwards could be a savior for Tech 3 Yamaha satellite rider is riding on the platform number three following the accident which happened to Lorenzo, Spies, and Gresini Honda rider Marco Simoncelli.

If Yamaha achieve less good results, it is different with Repsol Honda as they master the podium 1-2. Even without Dani Pedrosa, who was in the recovery of a shoulder injury, Andrea Dovizioso could provide scintillating performance that finished second and third ranked standings.

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