23 Jul 2013

Stoner possibly set to return to MotoGP

4:59 pm on 23 July 2013

Casey Stoner has fuelled speculation he could return to MotoGP after linking with his former Honda team for a series of test rides.

The 27-year-old will fly to Japan next week for a two-day test, with among his test rides being a prototype of their 2014 model in preparation for next season.

Stoner surprised many when ended his seven-year domination on two wheels last November and switched to the V8 Supercars' second-tier category in 2013.

Stoner won the 2007 world championship with Ducati and his second title in his first season with Honda in 2011.