Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > News & Media > Motorcycle News & Media > Racing News
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 11-23-2015, 11:30 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 140,831

Casey Stoner to leave Honda

Twotime world champion to part company with HRC at the end of 2015

CASEY Stoner is to leave Honda Racing Corporation at the end of 2015 after five years, the Japanese manufacturer announced this afternoon.

Stoner joined the factory Honda MotoGP squad in 2011 under the Repsol Honda Team title.

The Australian won 10 races on the RC212V bike and achieved another six podium finishes throughout the season. He clinched his second world championship at his home Grand Prix at Phillip Island that year.

Throughout his career with Honda, Stoner has achieved a total of 15 victories, two second positions and nine third positions, making a total of 26 podiums. The now 30-year-old took 17 pole positions and nine fastest race laps as well as celebrating a second place finish and one pole position aboard the satellite LCR Honda in 2006.

He became an HRC factory test rider in 2013 after announcing his retirement from racing the previous year. He parts company with the team amid speculation of a return to Ducati, with whom he won his first championship title in 2007.

HRC Executive Vice President Honda Shuhei Nakamoto said: 'We have great memories of Casey’s time with Honda. From the moment he arrived in 2011 in the Repsol Honda Team we had a very close relationship and we always enjoyed speaking to him about racing and technical matters.

'Of course his championship win in 2011 was a very special moment for us and a highlight of my career. Even after his racing days were over, I enjoyed attending his tests to take with him and spend time together.

'We would like to thank him for everything he gave to us over the past five years and send our best wishes to him and his family.'

  • Sign up for Visordown's weekly newsletter, Bugsplat, to get the best motorcycle news, road tests and features plus exclusive competitions and offers direct to your inbox. Register as a Visordown member here and tick the box for Bugsplat in your newsletter settings here.

Related Content

Casey Stoner speaks about HRC Sepang test
Casey Stoner 'positive' after RC213V test
Stoner in the colours of Repsol Honda
Marquez complains RC213V has ‘too much power’
HRC holding out for three-man team

NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Casey Stoner interview maxgs General Discussion (Moto Related) 5 06-23-2015 08:49 AM
MotoGP News: Casey Stoner and Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) Renew Relationship For 2 NewsBot Industry News 0 01-14-2015 02:40 PM
MotoGP 2015: Casey Stoner Tests Next Year’s Honda RC213V at Motegi NewsBot Industry News 0 10-30-2014 10:40 AM
MotoGP - Casey Stoner to test 2015 Honda, Michelins NewsBot Racing News 0 10-16-2014 11:20 PM
CASEY STONER VIDEO mkgsxr General Discussion (Moto Related) 6 02-27-2012 09:30 PM

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:47 AM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy