Speed Cafe: Stoner receives Queen’s birthday honour

Monday, 10 June 2013

Casey Stoner, MotoGP™ World Champion of 2007 and 2011, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to motorcycle racing.

As reported by Speed Cafe, Stoner receives the honour after retiring from MotoGP at the end of last year. His titles came for Ducati and Repsol Honda Team in 2007 and 2011, respectively, but between 2006 and 2012 the Australian also achieved a total of 39 pole positions, 69 podium finishes, 29 fastest laps and 38 Grand Prix wins, including victory in his home event at Phillip Island on six consecutive occasions.

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