U.S. GP Preview: Bring It!

Paul Carruthers | July 15, 2011

The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has produced a different winner every year since 2006 when Nicky Hayden won the second of his two U.S. GPs in a row. Since then, the race has had four different winners with the 2011 edition promising to be equally unpredictable.The favorite has to be Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner. The 25-year-old Australian won at Laguna Seca in 2007, then came out on the short end of an epic battle with Valentino Rossi in 2008 in what is inarguably the greatest MotoGP race at the track outside of Monterey since the series returned in 2005.

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Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.