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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1040 on: September 27, 2020, 01:45:01 pm »
Brilliant ride and well deserved win 🏁🤙🏽
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1041 on: September 27, 2020, 02:46:35 pm »
Oh ja, well done DB! A long overdue result, I'd say.
 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1042 on: September 27, 2020, 04:51:46 pm »
Oh ja, well done DB! A long overdue result, I'd say.

Indeed.

In other news BB and KTM's clearly struggled with cool conditions and tyre choice.  :o
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1043 on: September 27, 2020, 05:40:35 pm »
Oh ja, well done DB! A long overdue result, I'd say.

Indeed.

In other news BB and KTM's clearly struggled with cool conditions and tyre choice.  :o
Jip KTM had a shitty day... and then we have Ducati... >:D
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1044 on: September 27, 2020, 05:55:06 pm »
Great day for me. Yamaha won the race and leads the title chase.
 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1045 on: September 27, 2020, 06:20:21 pm »
Zook boys impressed when the chips were down  8) One just wonders where to Ducati with Miller & Bagnaia  :-\ Some say Jack is a star in the making ..........I, for one, am not so sure.
Maverick, blew cold again, which has become his standard unfortunately. Aleix Espargaro had a good outing on the Aprilia for 12. Our boy and  the other KTM boys had a nightmare....... + 15 s says a lot of the struggles today.   
Quartararo was brilliant for a well deserved win.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1046 on: September 27, 2020, 10:41:22 pm »
I was really rooting for Rossi....
I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1047 on: September 28, 2020, 05:53:46 am »
I was really rooting for Rossi....
Two of us, just to see the old man reclaim some former glory. Tha yamaha's are much better this year, I'm sure we'll see VR on the podium this year still.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1048 on: September 28, 2020, 05:56:56 am »
One thing about BB33 seems to be his ability to gain places in the races. Just shows how his qualifying is holding him back though, leaves a lot of work to do during the race. Maybe he's just a much better fighter and strategist than a full out lone-lap rider. He seems to need the competitors around him to make his brain juices flow. And the testosterone, of course. I'm quite sure we'll see him on the podium again too this year.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1049 on: September 28, 2020, 07:28:15 am »
I was really rooting for Rossi....
Two of us, just to see the old man reclaim some former glory. Tha yamaha's are much better this year, I'm sure we'll see VR on the podium this year still.

The old man seem to crash better than MM. :pot: :pot: >:D
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1050 on: September 28, 2020, 08:00:53 am »
Joan Mir the dark horse for the championship ? It seems as the season and race goes on the Suzuki just gets better.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1051 on: September 28, 2020, 08:04:07 am »
Joan Mir the dark horse for the championship ? It seems as the season and race goes on the Suzuki just gets better.

Quite possible. Suzukis seem well sorted now.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1052 on: September 28, 2020, 09:01:13 am »
One thing about BB33 seems to be his ability to gain places in the races. Just shows how his qualifying is holding him back though, leaves a lot of work to do during the race. Maybe he's just a much better fighter and strategist than a full out lone-lap rider. He seems to need the competitors around him to make his brain juices flow. And the testosterone, of course. I'm quite sure we'll see him on the podium again too this year.

If I remember him being interviewed early in his MOto3 days where he had learned from Rossi I think to worry less about his qualifying pace but to spend all his time getting his race pace setup right, especially on worn tires and less fuel. It had come as a revelation as up until then, he would stress himself out about qualifying. Invariably, he'd be down the start order but with the bunches so big from slipstreaming, it hardly made a difference.

I wonder if this is still a bit of his strategy? If so, the challenge is that slipstream is less of an effect and starting order is important.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1053 on: September 28, 2020, 09:17:04 am »
I found this interview very interesting and informative for th9ose who have'nt seen it

I like the way Rossi is shifting so that he can still be part of the MotoGP brand .. if you compare Rossi to Lorenzo for example.


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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1054 on: September 28, 2020, 09:56:14 am »
One thing about BB33 seems to be his ability to gain places in the races. Just shows how his qualifying is holding him back though, leaves a lot of work to do during the race. Maybe he's just a much better fighter and strategist than a full out lone-lap rider. He seems to need the competitors around him to make his brain juices flow. And the testosterone, of course. I'm quite sure we'll see him on the podium again too this year.

If I remember him being interviewed early in his MOto3 days where he had learned from Rossi I think to worry less about his qualifying pace but to spend all his time getting his race pace setup right, especially on worn tires and less fuel. It had come as a revelation as up until then, he would stress himself out about qualifying. Invariably, he'd be down the start order but with the bunches so big from slipstreaming, it hardly made a difference.


Interesting and I agree with you.
I think his problems began with the start. I saw a photo of the first corner atfer the start. He was 18th!!  I'd love to know why because he's normally a good starter. And yes, gone are the days of starting at the back of the grid and passing everyone on the way to the front. As the BT Sport commentators said, once you are back on the grid or low down in the order, you put yourself in the middle of other people's problems as well as your own. Look what happened to Dovi as an example.

I wonder if this is still a bit of his strategy? If so, the challenge is that slipstream is less of an effect and starting order is important.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1055 on: September 28, 2020, 01:05:06 pm »
But BB did ride well, if I recall he was up to 8th at one stage, before slipping back to 11th again. I missed what happened there, my bloody MotoGP streaming periodically stopped and reset itself back to the start of proceedings. Then I have to exit and go back in, and lose out on a lap or so's riding.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1056 on: September 28, 2020, 03:52:49 pm »
Well done on making sense of my posting. Haha. I see I not only included my comments in yours but also stuck them in before yours even ended. Eish and well done again..
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1057 on: September 30, 2020, 10:58:34 am »
Great day for me. Yamaha won the race and leads the title chase.

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1058 on: September 30, 2020, 11:00:10 am »
I was really rooting for Rossi....
Two of us, just to see the old man reclaim some former glory. Tha yamaha's are much better this year, I'm sure we'll see VR on the podium this year still.

The old man seem to crash better than MM. :pot: :pot: >:D

That would be amazing, since he has so much less practice at it than MM!   :lol8:
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1059 on: September 30, 2020, 11:25:15 am »
Great day for me. Yamaha won the race and leads the title chase.

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