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CRT's don't interest Casey Stoner

With Dorna veering heavily away from the classical prototypes that have been the story of MotoGP racing so far and pushing to pump up the dwindling grid with CRT’s and eventually have them completly take over the series as soon as 2013, 2011 World Champion Casey Stoner says he doesn’t like the idea at all.

The outspoken Stoner who has already said he won’t stay in racing for a long time (no way as long as veteran and now retired Loris Capirossi did) has criticized the upcoming change, finding the change disappointing from his personal viewpoint.

“I think if we kill prototypes then we may as well be racing touring cars,” said Stoner in an interview with eurosport.
com “It’s no different to this.
It’ll definitely take everything out of the racing for me.
I won’t find the same interest to the point where you can maybe get a street bike, put a different chassis on it, a bit of suspension and this and that, and have a competitive bike.
” “This (prototype rules) is the way it’s been for so many years.

There have been a few things recently about costs, which have definitely increased, and the amount of personnel needed to run these bikes.
They’re definitely more complicated than the old 500cc.
But if it does change like that [to more production-based rules] then it’s definitely going to be disappointing for me and I don’t know if I’d want to be a part of it.

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