Casey Stoner
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Stoner wins sixth-straight and final Australian MotoGP title

CASEY Stoner has said the perfect goodbye to Phillip Island, winning his sixth-straight Australian MotoGP in front of 50,000-plus fans.

It was the perfect exit for the retiring two-time world champion, who courageously fought his way back from an ankle injury to compete.

Spain's Jorge Lorenzo finished second to secure the 2012 world crown.

"It's fantastic, and I couldn't have asked for a better way to end my career in Australia," a jubilant Stoner said.

"But at the same time, I'm not finishing here. I'm going on to Valencia to see if I can get another good result.

 

Read more at The Australian


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