Motorsport

Stoner continues Honda test

2015-01-14 15:31
Casey Stoner (File)

London - Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner will continue to test for Honda this year, starting in Malaysia at the end of the month, the Japanese manufacturer said on Wednesday.

The 2007 and 2011 champion retired from grand prix racing at the end of the 2012 season, saying he was no longer enjoying it.

However he tested for Honda in 2013 and 2014, fuelling speculation the 29-year-old had not ruled out a comeback.

"We are very happy to be able to start 2015 by announcing the continuation of our relationship with Casey and keep him in the Honda family," said Honda Racing Corporation executive vice-president Shuhei Nakamoto.

"The feedback he gives HRC is invaluable and we are fortunate to have a test rider capable of pushing the RC213V to its limits."

Read more on:    casey stoner  |  motogp
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Hypothetically, given the same cars to drive, who is the most talented current Formula One driver in your opinion?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.