The Australian currently leads the MotoGP World Championship standings with 168 points, but has seen his lead eroded down to 15 points by defending champion Jorge Lorenzo in recent rounds.
Stoner won four of the first six rounds of the campaign, and has been on the podium in each of the last three races, but has still seen his Yamaha rival eat into his points advantage, and he says that has to stop at the tight, twisting Californian circuit.
"I'm looking forward to going to Laguna Seca, it's a circuit I've always enjoyed quite good results at and we've always been naturally quite fast there," he said.
"The track itself is a very tight and technical track, there are lots of sweeping gradients and unusual corners with a lot of camber, so you need to be delicate on the track and not attack it too much.
"We'll be looking to improve our results from the past three weekends, three podiums are great but I'm here to win races, so we'll be aiming to get back on the top step next Sunday in Laguna."
But Spaniard Lorenzo has the bit between his teeth after producing the finest performance of his career to date to win the Italian Grand Prix, and he then pipped Stoner to second place at the final corner of last weekend's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring.
The 24-year-old also claimed victory on the last visit to Laguna, and confesses he loves the track, particularly the Corkscrew.
The S-bend lies at the top of a climb round the back of the circuit, with the initial left-hand segment including a blind approach and apex, before plummeting downhill to the right.
"We are very strong at the moment with a great result at both Mugello and Sachsenring, we will try to continue to reduce our gap to Casey," he said.
"I have had great moments in Laguna; above all last year when I won, but also in 2009 when I got pole position even with a big crash and at the end got a podium.
"Laguna is amazing; for the American style and atmosphere, but above all because of the Corkscrew. I think maybe it is the best corner in the Championship, the place everybody wants to meet.
"I am looking forward to being back on my M1 there, riding to fight for the title."