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Reigning MotoGP World Champion to write weekly updates on Repsol sports division site, sharing his opinions and reflections with fans.

2011 MotoGP World Champion, Casey Stoner, will today launch his personal blog through Repsol competition website (www.repsol.com).

With this link between the Australian rider and motorsport fans, Repsol continue to stand out as a reference at the highest level of competition, in which they have been present for over 40 years.

The first Casey Stoner blog will coincide with the start of the 2012 preseason. The first tests will take place tomorrow at Sepang in Malaysia, at which the Repsol Honda Team will be using their new RC213V bike.

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Posted on January 16th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Repsol rider has been discharged from hospital following operation and will continue his recovery at home

Marc Márquez underwent successful surgery today to treat the vision problem present in his right eye. The 2011 Rookie of the Year in the Moto2 class was operated on first thing Monday morning at the Outpatients Eye Surgery Unit of Barcelona’s Hospital Clinico, in a procedure performed by Doctor Bernardo Sánchez Dalmau.

The surgeon treated the rider for paralysis of the upper right oblique muscle, caused by trauma to the fourth right cranial nerve in Márquez’s crash last October 21st in free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix. “The patient underwent the operation under local anaesthetic and sedation and the procedure went satisfactorily,” said Doctor Sánchez, who discharged the rider so as to allow him “to continue his recovery at home.”

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