Casey Stoner's Ducati team no longer defend the 2011 season. His name is now entered in the Honda Racing team, with Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso.
Two new tandem Stoner is not easy opponents on the track. Pedrosa is one of the candidates in the 2010 season champion. If only he had not had an accident at the end of the season, it is not impossible Jorge Lorenzo would have difficulty reaching the world title.