Cal Crutchlow is now part of the great quartet of MotoGP riders

When Cal Crutchlow finished second in the Le Mans Monster MotoGP on Sunday, he became an alien.Crutchlow

At first there were four aliens – Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi. I think we can now induct Cal into that group.

He was extremely impressive on Sunday. He raced with a hairline fracture in his leg but did not let affect him. He was beaten up for sure and a lot of people would probably still be in A&E but he is such a bulldog-spirited British rider.

Crutchlow on best MotoGP finish

“Before this weekend the last Brit to finish 2nd in the premier-class was Simon Buckmaster at Misano in 89 – a race boycotted by top riders”

Cal is currently forth in the MotoGP championship.

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