20 Mar 2010

Stoner sets pace in Qatar testing

1:21 pm on 20 March 2010

Australia's former motorcycle world champion Casey Stoner was the fastest man on the track on the final day of pre-season MotoGP testing at Doha's Losail circuit.

The 2007 world champion, riding a Ducati, was half a second ahead of old rival and defending champion Valentino Rossi, on a Yamaha.

Qatar hosts the opening round of the 2010 world championship on April 11.