Casey Stoner eyeing fourth win in a row when she appeared at Misano, Italy, this weekend. Repsol Honda rider wants to continue to widen the distance to the closest rivals of Team Yamaha, Jorge Lorenzo.
San Marino GP Stoner welcomed with great capital. After last weekend's impressive show to win the Indianapolis GP, as well as perfecting the previous two consecutive successes in Brno and Laguna Seca, the 2007 world champion comes with a very high confidence. Moreover, he is now 44 points ahead of Lorenzo.
The success of the distance with Lorenzo is the fruit of a brilliant performance in Indy. When he was very dominant and almost unparalleled, Lorenzo actually slumped in the fourth because of problems on the front grip.
Well, with no break between Indy and Misano, Stoner ready to maintain momentum on the circuit who had taken her to the podium number one in 2007. Nonetheless, while these leaders must remain vigilant, because Misano never bring bad story for him. Over the past four years with Ducati, he's just one win (2007), and in 2008 was unable to finish the race and only ranks fifth in the 2010 season - in 2009, Stoner did not race due to health factors.
On the other hand, Stoner also must consider the strong threat of Lorenzo and teammate Dani Pedrosa. Only, with Stoner's condition now feel very confident could handle all the pressure when appearing in the series to 13.
"I look forward to go to San Marino and see how competitive we are. In 2007 and 2008 we were fast there, then I missed in 2009, and last year had a little trouble, so we get the results vary there. It was a nice track, I liked the last two corners on the straight path, because it is fun and very fast.
"I know, Dani and Jorge will be very fast there, but the capital of three successive wins and a great position in the standings, makes me confident. So, let's see what we can do and I am confident we can achieve good results. "