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Marc Marquez suffers second Phillip Island MotoGP fall

Championship leader Marc Marquez has been rocked by another crash during practice for Sunday’s Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

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Lorenzo gives rivals the bird with lap record

Jorge Lorenzo and pillion passenger.

Matthew Clayton, Phillip Island Reigning champion takes his first pole position since May in dramatic qualifying session.

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Marquez pips Lorenzo in MotoGP warm-up

Marc Marquez.

Marc Marquez has hit back at pole-sitter and championship rival --by posting the fastest lap during warm-up for Australian MotoGP.

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Lorenzo wins Australian MotoGP, Marquez disqualified

Jorge Lorenzo.

Jorge Lorenzo wins at Phillip Island after championship leader Marc Marquez was excluded in dramatic race.

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Record crowd tipped for Stoner farewell

Casey Stoner before the qualifying session of the Japanese MotoGP yesterday.

Mark Fogarty Reigning world MotoGP champion's farewell appearance to be later his month.

Doohan believes Stoner may return

Casey Stoner

Australian motorcycling legend Mick Doohan believes Casey Stoner might 'do a Schumacher' and return to MotoGP racing.

Stoner a hero to many, an enigma to most

Casey Stoner

Mark Fogarty WHATEVER happens in tomorrow's Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Casey Stoner will leave Phillip Island a hero.

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Flying machine: Casey Stoner in the first practice session yesterday for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island.

Mark Fogarty Injured Casey Stoner's big farewell at Phillip Island will test his courage and strength.

Stoner blitzes early

Casey Stoner pulls his helmet on in the team garage during the second practice session at Phillip Island.

Right now he can barely walk. But Casey Stoner sure can ride.

Stoner lights up track to grab pole despite tumble

Guy Hand CASEY STONER proved he was human.

Still one of the greats despite early goodbye

Casey Stoner of Australia and Repsol Honda Team speaks with journalists and celebrates the pole position at the end of the qualifying for the Australian MotoGP, which is round 17 of the MotoGP World Championship at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on October 27, 2012 in Phillip Island, Australia.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Mark Fogarty CASEY STONER is on the verge of early retirement, and also on the cusp of greatness.

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.

Six straight for Stoner

Casey Stoner

Casey Stoner has won his sixth successive Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo the MotoGP world championship.

Stoner quickest in morning warm-up

Casey Stoner

Casey Stoner has again dominated ahead of his tilt at a sixth consecutive Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix victory - posting the quickest time in the Sunday morning warm-up.

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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Dream home farewell for King Casey

Repsol Honda team rider Casey Stoner of Australia

Mark Fogarty CASEY STONER'S coronation as the king of Phillip Island could hardly have gone better, from the royal procession that was the one-sided race to his tumultuous crowning by the rhapsodic crowd after...

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Stoner gives island faithful royal send-off

Casey Stoner

Mark Fogarty Casey Stoner's coronation as the king of Phillip Island could hardly have gone better, from the "royal procession" that was the one-sided race, to his tumultuous crowning by the rhapsodic crowd after...