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MotoGP, Stoner, Dramatic Confession: "I'm Sick, I Can't Do Anything Anymore."

Friday 6 December 2019


From Italian motor sports website


Casey Stoner

MotoGP, Stoner, dramatic confession: "I'm sick, I can't do anything anymore."

"I'm always tired, I spend weeks on the couch. Even a simple ride on a motorcycle like the one I did with Alpinestars knocks me out. I'm being treated."

Submitted by GPOne
Translated by Leila Myftija
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
© Partita IVA: 09505981002 - Tutti i diritti Riservati.

Casey Stoner officially retired at the end of 2012 because he couldn't stand the Grand Prix world anymore. Not only the pressure of the races, but also everything that revolved around it, the interviews, and the need to always be a super-champion in the limelight.

In fact, the Australian champion had suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome in previous years that forced him to abandon the races in mid-season in 2009, while he was in Ducati.

When he returned, the diagnosis was a lactose intolerance that, however, did not entirely convince them in Borgo Panigale nor his opponents.

Finally, after his retirement, he took on the role as test rider for Honda (2013-2015) and Ducati (2016-2018), with a last appearance in 2018, before dedicating himself to his two great passions: fishing and bow hunting.

Now, in one of his rare appearances, Stoner gave a revealing interview on Rusty's Garage podcast where he confessed that his physical condition had deteriorated greatly, even admitting that he would be bedridden even for an entire week.


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