Stoner's greatest racing moments

Stoner's greatest racing moments

After Casey Stoner’s shock decision to retire, Sam Tremayne picks out the best races from the Australian’s brief but ultra-successful MotoGP career

When Casey Stoner retires at the end of the 2012 MotoGP championship, the statistics will not do his career justice.

Whether he leaves the sport with two or three world titles will be something fascinating to watch over what will now be final 14 races. He will surely add to the 35 wins, 35 poles and 62 podiums during that time, but retiring as he will just one month into his 27th year, it will be impossible not to ponder whether he could have been the greatest ever, a rival to that moniker which has long seemed destined for Valentino Rossi.

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