In previous races at the French MotoGP, Stoner appeared very dominant when reaching the podium first. These results provide a position to second place moto GP championship, with only 12 points away from championship leader Jorge Lorenzo.
Will remember these results, the rider of Honda’s confidence even higher to undergo the fifth series moto GP at Catalunya circuit this weekend.
“Having a good weekend at Le Mans I can not wait to Barcelona, it was one of the first Grand Prix track I try and I always enjoyed it,” said Stoner in Crash.
During the race moto GP only once Stoner able to achieve the first podium at Catalunya Circuit, it happened in the year 2007, a season where he became world champion. But he still has a good impression with the tracks there.
“Path is very flowing and Spanish fans are incredible. In the past Dani (Pedrosa, Stoner at Honda’s colleagues) have proved that our engine performed well there.”
“So hopefully we can find a motor arrangement which is quite okay, quick, and competitive because we really need to start collecting points,” said Stoner.
When it comes to face Jorge Lorenzo who last season won the Catalunya Grand Prix, but Stoner also must compete with the Ducati Valentino Rossi who holds the best record at the Catalunya MotoGP since the era began.
As for Dani Pedrosa who failed to recover from the collarbone injury just in time. Consequently, Repsol Honda rider from Spain was not able to take part in this weekend’s Catalunya MotoGP which in fact is the country Pedrosa.
Pedrosa injured after falling from the French MotoGP bike in the race two weeks ago. At that time, touched with a motor bike Marco Simoncelli.