Wayne Gardner

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Rally legend Neal Bates awarded the Peter Brock medal

Chris Wilson Canberra’s four-time Australian rally champion Neal Bates has won the prestigious Peter Brock Medal.

Stoner joins greats with his own slice of heaven on island

Casey Stoner

Mark Fogarty AUSTRALIAN MotoGP star Casey Stoner may be about to lose his world title, but he has gained a piece of his beloved Phillip Island circuit to forever call his own.

Stump speech for 'freedom'

Andrew Tate

Andrew Tate Motorcycles are an escape from the humdrum. It can be a fine line to ensure everyone stays safe.

Stoner the pose, even injury can't stop him

Down but unhurt: Casey Stoner watches his bike land during a crash in the qualifying session yesterday.

Mark Fogarty Fresh-faced 27-year-old set for a triumphant farewell appearance in his national race.

Stoner is ready to crown career

Casey Stoner speaks the media yesterday.

Mark Fogarty, Phillip Island Two-wheel tearaway on the verge of early retirement and also on the cusp of greatness.

New Aussie emerges on MotoGP undercard

Arthur Sissis

On the day Casey Stoner said goodbye, his teenage Australian successor may have said hello.

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Sissis cut out for top career

arthur sissis motogp

Mark Fogarty, Phillip Island Australia's post-Stoner MotoGP hope isn't in plain sight yet, but Adelaide teenager Arthur Sissis started auditioning for the role at Phillip Island yesterday.

Nation considers life after Stoner and focus turns to Sissis

Arthur Sissis of Australian and  Red Bull KTM Ajo rounds the bend

Mark Fogarty AUSTRALIA'S post-Stoner MotoGP hope isn't in plain sight yet, but Adelaide teenager Arthur Sissis started auditioning for the role at Phillip Island yesterday.

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Mud, sweat and cheers as tight races reign in the rain

6th October 2012, Story by Fleta Page , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch, Australian Classic Dirt Track Championships at Pialligo today,  A muddied Daniel Eldridge from Leeton waits for his race.

Fleta Page WHILE the rain wreaked havoc with cricket fixtures across the capital yesterday, it proved a boon for the Australian Classic Dirt Track Championships at the Pialligo track.

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Stoner happy to be in driver's seat

Casey Stoner driver for Red Bull Racing Australia

Michael Lynch The world of sport provides plenty of examples of champions in one discipline who switched to another sport.

Chilled out Stoner up for wheel-change

Casey Stoner

Michael Lynch THE world of sport provides plenty of examples of champions in one discipline who switched to another code.

Stoner could switch to V8 Supercars

Casey Stoner.

Two-time world motorcycling champion Casey Stoner has been linked with a switch to V8 Supercars after announcing his shock MotoGP retirement plans.