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Just when you thought it was done! Casey Stoner squashed any glimmer of hope, He wrote:

“Don’t believe everything you read! I Haven’t decided what I’m doing yet, of course V8 Supercars is on the cards. Will let you know when I do!”

One of the most anticipated announcements in V8 Supercars history looks to have been a pot stirrer by an article in The Sunday Mail newspaper in Adelaide yesterday. It is believed that a story that has been prepared in advance for the official program of the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide next month has been re-worked into a news story – claiming that Casey Stoner’s move from MotoGP to V8 Supercars is “official”.

Stoner was quick to close down the premature announcement, tweeting a denial a few hours after the story surfaced. Given long editorial lead times for such events, most stories for official event programs are prepared and kept under the table.

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Hi, I have been a Formula 1 fanatic since 1987 when my family took me to the Adelaide GP. I now enjoy close friendships with team members at Ferrari and within the Holden Racing Team (V8Supercars).
  • Rapierman

    So, then, what really is the truth? Will someone finally nail Stoner to the wall and force him to make a decision?

    • F1_Knight

      I think there are more than a few Aussie ladies who would like nothing more than to nail Casey Stoner against a wall. But like the headline suggests, they’ll end up disappointed.

      • Rapierman

        Way below the belt there. ;-)

    • Why? Stoner doesn’t owe anyone a decision? :) – Though I do hope the report of him racing in the Dunlop series is true. It was even reported on the 6pm news on Channel 7 – Just ask my wife, she heard my cheers :)

  • Adam Vella

    He will be announcing his arrival in to the sport soon as this has been on the cards for sometime now and seeing that he will be racing a Triple 8 dunlop series car means that when he is ready to race in the main field he will be in the new REDBULL Racing Australia Team.