Casey Stoner leads the MotoGP standings. Image courtesy of Getty Images/perthnow.com.au
Just days after announcing that he will retire at the end of the 2012 season, Aussie ace Casey Stoner will be out to show that he is still the best rider in the world when he contests the French Grand Prix on Sunday night (AEST). Stoner holds a one point championship lead over Spanish ace Jorge Lorenzo three races into the season and will be confident of extending his lead by adding to his victory around the Le Mans circuit last year.
Dani Pedrosa has finished on the podium alongside Lorenzo and Stoner in each of the three races this season and will be bidding for his first victory of 2012, while Andrea Dovizioso will be bidding to go one better than last year, when he finished second to Stoner.
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