Aussie Casey Stoner is on the final stretch, with just four races standing between him and the 2011 MotoGP World Championship as the circus heads to Motegi this weekend for the Japanese MotoGP.
Dakar Rally winner Cyril Despres is out of the 2011 Australian Safari, succumbing to a foot injury during yesterday’s Stage 12.
The relentless Western Australian desert has claimed another high-profile victim, with the in-form Shane Diener suffering a mechanical failure on yesterday’s Stage 11 ending his hopes of Australian Safari glory.
After eight exhilarating rounds across three states, the final battle for the 2011 Yamaha Australian Off Road Championship (AORC) crown is set to fire in Salisbury NSW this coming long weekend.
It was a terrific treble from Shane Diener as he claimed victory in all three stages on day four of the 2011 Australian Safari in Western Australia.