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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #160 on: April 26, 2017, 11:42:58 am »
I do not know why Rossi was given the penalty. Did not seem he was at fault at all. I happen to like Zargo.

At the end of last season, they changed the penalties, the rules around them and how they will be applied.  In this case Rossi was penalized for the time he gained, according to race direction.  As is often the case with rules, they have picked a nice long "kweperlat" for their own posteriors as, in time, it will cause havoc, just like the previous setup of points against the license.

This was a racing incident and with racing incidents, you win some, you lose some.  This is true for all riders and in time, it will be evened out by lady luck.  To sit there and add small penalties through a very theoretical calculation is just silly and like I said, will cause serious noise sooner or later.

For instance:

-  If the rider lost 0.3 seconds due to the incident, would he be given that back?
-  What would race direction do, if the rider's team went over with time sheets showing the rider did go, say 0,5s in that sector on the next lap?


 
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #161 on: April 26, 2017, 11:48:56 am »
It's possible he sort of planned it.

He knew Zarco was right behind him. He knew he was wider than he should have been. He knew Zarco could do that move. He knew there was no need to crash. He knew the run-off was rideable and would give him an advantage. Rossi knows things .......

In fact, maybe he even got his fellow Yamaha rider to do it on purpose - maybe give him a BJ later.

Who knows???  :biggrin:
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #162 on: April 26, 2017, 11:56:26 am »
It's possible he sort of planned it.

He knew Zarco was right behind him. He knew he was wider than he should have been. He knew Zarco could do that move. He knew there was no need to crash. He knew the run-off was rideable and would give him an advantage. Rossi knows things .......

In fact, maybe he even got his fellow Yamaha rider to do it on purpose - maybe give him a BJ later.

Who knows???  :biggrin:

I am a huge Rossi fan, but not even Rossi is this clever.

Anyway, it could easily have gone real pear shaped as well ... for Rossi. Or!  Perhaps this is the truth?

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Dear Johann,

Give me my fucken money back, you cheese-gargling snail-kisser.

What the bastard fuck was that?

You had one job. “Take Rossi out,” I said.

“Send him to spend time in the Clinica Mobile,” I insisted.

“Here’s a nice pile of Euros Matthias wants you to have,” I explained.

How fucking hard was that?

We all knew George was not going to win. Or podium. Or anything.

The sad cazzo even picked soft compound tyres front and rear because he was terrified of bats or something. I don’t even know anymore. It’s not like anyone even listens to him when he’s gnawing on the walls of his trailer and breaking things.

It’s like owning a chimpanzee.

So I thought we’d do something nice for him. Cheer him up. Rossi having his legs splinted with titanium rods would have been just the thing.

You were perfect for the task. You’re new, so everyone expects you to crash into people at random. Crazy Iannone has been around for ever and he still does that.

And you’re French, so there’s no act of vile treachery you’re not capable of.

So I give you a pile of money and what do you do? You catapault Rossi forward!

I belted down to Race Direction with another pile of money and the phone number of a top-notch cathouse, and the best they could do was a 0.3-second penalty for The Doctor.

And we know how that worked out, don’t we, Johann? The bastard now leads the championship and George has gone AWOL from the reservation.

I can’t find him. I can hear weeping inside a pile of old tyres, but that could be that Abrahams kid, or Lowes. They all sound the same to me when they sook.

It looks like I’ll have to contact the US border police in case George intends on making a new life for himself south of the Rio Grande.

I have to go now. Matthias is calling me, doubtlessly to have me explain how a multiple world champion can start in sixth and finish in who-gives-a-shit ninth, and also why the idiot Frenchman can’t do as he’s paid to do.

Talk soon, surrender-boy,

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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #163 on: April 26, 2017, 03:47:54 pm »
No-one even making fun of KTM's blown engine yet?  :peepwall:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #164 on: April 26, 2017, 03:57:00 pm »
No-one even making fun of KTM's blown engine yet?  :peepwall:

It's normal is it not? >:D ;)




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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #165 on: April 26, 2017, 07:06:17 pm »
No-one even making fun of KTM's blown engine yet?  :peepwall:

Just a clutch problem.  Nothing serious.  Easily fixed by any person who has owned a KTM for more than 5000km.  :snorting:
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #166 on: April 26, 2017, 09:43:47 pm »
Clutch problem? Blown engine? On a KTM?

That's f-all, can be fixed on the fly ........................... WE know ............

They've obviously got the worst riders, ever, in history ......... 'cept before Jesus, there were some good KTM riders then, apparently .... or so I've been told .....

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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #167 on: May 05, 2017, 01:37:58 pm »
How long is Brad Binder out for?

Just looked at FP1 results and it almost looks as if someone turned the results upside down
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #168 on: May 05, 2017, 01:45:18 pm »
FP 1

1.   Dani Pedrosa   ESP   Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)   1m   51.648s   [Lap 14/17]   276km/h (Top Speed)
2.   Cal Crutchlow   GBR   LCR Honda (RC213V)   1m   51.650s   +0.002s   [12/12]   275km/h
3.   Jack Miller   AUS   Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)   1m   51.807s   +0.159s   [11/12]   275km/h

4.   Andrea Dovizioso   ITA   Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   51.830s   +0.182s   [8/8]   279km/h
5.   Marc Marquez   ESP   Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)   1m   51.962s   +0.314s   [16/17]   276km/h
6.   Jonas Folger   GER   Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*   1m   52.249s   +0.601s   [11/16]   276km/h
7.   Aleix Espargaro   ESP   Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)   1m   52.350s   +0.702s   [12/12]   275km/h
8.   Danilo Petrucci   ITA   Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   52.353s   +0.705s   [16/17]   277km/h
9.   Jorge Lorenzo   ESP   Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   52.359s   +0.711s   [11/13]   280km/h
10.   Maverick Viñales   ESP   Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)   1m   52.555s   +0.907s   [17/17]   277km/h
11.   Scott Redding   GBR   Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)   1m   52.684s   +1.036s   [9/15]   278km/h
12.   Andrea Iannone   ITA   Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)   1m   52.834s   +1.186s   [15/15]   273km/h
13.   Johann Zarco   FRA   Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*   1m   52.917s   +1.269s   [17/17]   277km/h
14.   Pol Espargaro   ESP   Red Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)   1m   53.102s   +1.454s   [18/18]   275km/h
15.   Bradley Smith   GBR   Red Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)   1m   53.204s   +1.556s   [13/13]   274km/h
16.   Valentino Rossi   ITA   Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)   1m   53.263s   +1.615s   [16/18]   273km/h
17.   Loris Baz   FRA   Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)   1m   53.375s   +1.727s   [12/15]   271km/h
18.   Sam Lowes   GBR   Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*   1m   53.752s   +2.104s   [8/8]   272km/h
19.   Tito Rabat   ESP   Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)   1m   53.885s   +2.237s   [17/17]   273km/h
20.   Alvaro Bautista   ESP   Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)   1m   54.087s   +2.439s   [16/17]   277km/h
21.   Takuya Tsuda   JPN   Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)   1m   54.316s   +2.668s   [15/19]   271km/h
Hector Barbera   ESP   Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)   No Time   
Karel Abraham   CZE   Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)   No Time
Read more at http://www.crash.net/motogp/results/245206/1/spanish-motogp-jerez-free-practice-1-results.html#0LI4D9B6T2pe7xEF.99
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #169 on: May 05, 2017, 01:50:36 pm »
How long is Brad Binder out for?

Just looked at FP1 results and it almost looks as if someone turned the results upside down

With luck, Brad will be back for Le Mans in two weeks.

FP1 was on a wet track, so times will be a tad strange.
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #170 on: May 05, 2017, 01:50:53 pm »
How long is Brad Binder out for?

Just looked at FP1 results and it almost looks as if someone turned the results upside down

Last I heard was about 6 - 8 weeks, starting 2 weeks ago.

FP1 was weather affected.
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #171 on: May 05, 2017, 03:20:48 pm »
FP 2

1.   Dani Pedrosa   ESP   Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)   1m   39.420s   [Lap 17/20]   286km/h (Top Speed)
2.   Jack Miller   AUS   Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)   1m   39.964s   +0.544s   [18/20]   284km/h
3.   Cal Crutchlow   GBR   LCR Honda (RC213V)   1m   40.045s   +0.625s   [16/19]   285km/h
4.   Jorge Lorenzo   ESP   Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   40.291s   +0.871s   [17/20]   289km/h
5.   Danilo Petrucci   ITA   Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   40.378s   +0.958s   [18/19]   287km/h
6.   Maverick Viñales   ESP   Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)   1m   40.379s   +0.959s   [16/16]   284km/h
7.   Alvaro Bautista   ESP   Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)   1m   40.392s   +0.972s   [19/21]   288km/h
8.   Andrea Dovizioso   ITA   Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP17)   1m   40.428s   +1.008s   [16/18]   289km/h
9.   Aleix Espargaro   ESP   Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)   1m   40.479s   +1.059s   [17/17]   283km/h
10.   Pol Espargaro   ESP   Red Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)   1m   40.573s   +1.153s   [15/15]   287km/h
11.   Scott Redding   GBR   Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)   1m   40.639s   +1.219s   [17/19]   286km/h
12.   Valentino Rossi   ITA   Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)   1m   40.698s   +1.278s   [20/20]   286km/h
13.   Jonas Folger   GER   Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*   1m   40.773s   +1.353s   [20/20]   286km/h
14.   Marc Marquez   ESP   Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)   1m   40.915s   +1.495s   [18/19]   284km/h
15.   Johann Zarco   FRA   Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*   1m   41.019s   +1.599s   [17/17]   286km/h
16.   Andrea Iannone   ITA   Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)   1m   41.165s   +1.745s   [18/19]   285km/h
17.   Tito Rabat   ESP   Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)   1m   41.165s   +1.745s   [19/20]   282km/h
18.   Bradley Smith   GBR   Red Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)   1m   41.432s   +2.012s   [20/20]   284km/h
19.   Takuya Tsuda   JPN   Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)   1m   41.887s   +2.467s   [18/19]   281km/h
20.   Sam Lowes   GBR   Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*   1m   41.905s   +2.485s   [16/18]   282km/h
21.   Karel Abraham   CZE   Pull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)   1m   41.909s   +2.489s   [14/16]   286km/h
22.   Loris Baz   FRA   Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)   1m   42.515s   +3.095s   [10/19]   280km/h
23.   Hector Barbera   ESP   Reale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)   1m   42.630s   +3.210s   [17/17]   289km/h
Read more at http://www.crash.net/motogp/results/245221/1/spanish-motogp-jerez-free-practice-2-results.html#8YFyw2T0YZ2HFjtu.99
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #172 on: May 05, 2017, 05:00:27 pm »
J-Lo 9th and 4th on a wet track?

Somebody's broken MotoGP  ???
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #173 on: May 07, 2017, 01:46:12 pm »
Much as I enjoy being able to watch all of the action on Videopass I don't think I'll renew next year. Quality is just terrible, streaming on SS is much better. Probably because of where the sites are hosted :( :(
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #174 on: May 07, 2017, 07:07:35 pm »
So it's Pedrosa, Marques, Lorenzo on the podium, in this order, and Vinhales in 6th and Rossi 10th.

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« Reply #175 on: May 07, 2017, 09:39:36 pm »

 Cannot believe Yamaha performed so badly- tyres? must be more to it. Glad Zargo is seemingly keeping a calm head on and rode brilliant- nearly gave Mr Personality 99 a run for his money
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #176 on: May 08, 2017, 09:00:20 am »
So it's Pedrosa, Marques, Lorenzo on the podium, in this order, and Vinhales in 6th and Rossi 10th.

Yamaha het weer per ongeluk die R6 enjins ingesit.

Ek kan heeltemal verkeerd wees, maar ek is oortuig dat Honda/Michelin beter werk in hoer temperature. Enigste ding wat my pla is dat hulle reen gehad het in FP1 en Honda was nogsteeds voor.
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #177 on: May 08, 2017, 09:15:34 am »
Wowza!  Darryn Binder!  Awesome ride till the little incident with Fenati had you chowing kitty litter.  Nice to see the Platinum Bay Team competitive again.  Now, calm down a tad and get on the podium!


So it's Pedrosa, Marques, Lorenzo on the podium, in this order, and Vinhales in 6th and Rossi 10th.

Yamaha het weer per ongeluk die R6 enjins ingesit.

Ek dink Yamaha het perongeluk vir Homer Simpson aangestel om hulle ECU te tweak.  :-(

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« Reply #178 on: May 08, 2017, 09:20:45 am »
Or maybe Lorenzo :pot:
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Re: MotoGP 2017
« Reply #179 on: May 08, 2017, 09:30:46 am »
Something that may have jumped up and bit Yamaha in the soft bits was the fact that both Honda and Ducati tested on Jerez during winter testing, while Yamaha opted not to.


Or maybe Lorenzo :pot:

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