Casey Stoner will have his curve in Phillip Island
Casey Stoner will have his curve in Phillip Island

The rider of the official Repsol Honda HRC MotoGP team, Casey Stoner, will have a curve with his name in the circuit of his house, in the layout of Phillip Island. Two other illustrious Australians such as Michael Doohan and Wayne Gardner, were also honored in their homeland in their day, for their sporting careers. In this way, turn three of the Phillip Island circuit has all the roles to become the casey stoner curve of a route that we describe below.

Phillip Island Circuit

Without a doubt, a nice gesture for a Casey stoner who, as we all know, is withdrawing from the MotoGP World Championship this season. Own Michael doohan He is already taking the pulse of the Phillip Island track again for a few exhibition laps on the eve of the GP. For its part, this circuit of 4,448 meters in length and 13 of rope, seven curves to the left and five to the right, has the peculiarity that even before it was paved, back in the 1920s, automobile races were held in its places.

In 1956 the permanent route was built but at the beginning of the 80s is left to its own devices. Fortunately, with a strong investment of money, it was remodeled in 1985 and can once again host major motor events. A circuit that has a karting track at the scale of the MotoGP layout and numerous activities such as driving courses, exhibitions, slot machines and go-karts.

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