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.