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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1060 on: September 30, 2020, 01:06:23 pm »
Pecco to the factory Ducati team and Zarco to Pramac team with Jorge Martin.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1061 on: October 01, 2020, 12:46:29 pm »
It looks like Dovi only has one option to stay in Moto GP for next year and that would be with Aprillia and would also be down to Ianone's appeal. It would be very unfortunate to lose Dovi. Miller and Martin confirmed for Ducatti it seems. I have a feeling Cal Crutchlow will also be without a ride for next season. Bastianini teaming up with Tito Rabat. I recon its time for an extra team, possibly time for a Suzuki satelite team?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1062 on: October 01, 2020, 01:22:12 pm »
It looks like Dovi only has one option to stay in Moto GP for next year and that would be with Aprillia and would also be down to Ianone's appeal. It would be very unfortunate to lose Dovi. Miller and Martin confirmed for Ducatti it seems. I have a feeling Cal Crutchlow will also be without a ride for next season. Bastianini teaming up with Tito Rabat. I recon its time for an extra team, possibly time for a Suzuki satelite team?

Correction, Miller and Bagnaia to Factory Ducati. Zarco to Pramac.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1063 on: October 01, 2020, 02:13:42 pm »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1064 on: October 02, 2020, 04:24:41 pm »
The Gixxer is one HOT bike  :drif:

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1065 on: October 09, 2020, 05:49:12 pm »
Wats up with BB33? I didn't get Videopass this year
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1066 on: October 09, 2020, 05:50:34 pm »
The Gixxer is one HOT bike  :drif:



That exhaust is a piece of art, but I don't like the droopy tailpiece
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1067 on: October 09, 2020, 06:01:19 pm »

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That exhaust is a piece of art, but I don't like the droopy tailpiece

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It will have been dictated by the wind tunnel.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1068 on: October 10, 2020, 06:46:55 pm »
Dont understand BB’s qualifying strategy, with only 4mins left in the session he barely got one lap under his belt. Why sit in the pits untill it’s almost over, surely you need to put some heat into your tyres ?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1069 on: October 10, 2020, 06:54:38 pm »
Dont understand BB’s qualifying strategy, with only 4mins left in the session he barely got one lap under his belt. Why sit in the pits untill it’s almost over, surely you need to put some heat into your tyres ?

Ja, FP3 he was languishing at the bottom and then suddenly wanted to come on song? Went up to 8th with no track time left before being knocked back down so did not get into Q2 because he ended up 11th ... then Q1 fuckup and now starting 17th!  A real WTF?  ::). I know that the soft/soft tyre combo does not suit his riding style and he is learning the track but then surely needs TITS - Time In The Seat?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1070 on: October 11, 2020, 10:40:42 am »
How many times are you allowed to throw the bike away until you have to start paying for the damage?

Maybe we should start checking KTM parts prices before and after he crashes ............................. he's costing me a small fortune.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1071 on: October 11, 2020, 10:45:58 am »
How many times are you allowed to throw the bike away until you have to start paying for the damage?

Maybe we should start checking KTM parts prices before and after he crashes ............................. he's costing me a small fortune.

KTM has bailed out of MotoGP not long ago because of cost, and yes, it is only the customer that foots this bill.

Which makes me wonder whether new KTM model faults are not engineered into the machine for parts turn-around? :pot:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1072 on: October 11, 2020, 11:49:49 am »
And Aprillia as well, swear they loose one bike every round and have to rebuild the spare every 2nd race  :o
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1073 on: October 11, 2020, 12:50:15 pm »
How cruel was Darren's engine failure
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1074 on: October 12, 2020, 01:25:51 pm »
Hibo nee man.
Its wet, and the man with the most experience on the grid goes down in the 1st corner?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1075 on: October 12, 2020, 01:32:19 pm »
Hibo nee man.
Its wet, and the man with the most experience on the grid goes down in the 1st corner?

Clearly again did not take his morning Viagra to keep it up  :imaposer: I think it was the 3rd corner he experienced premature ejaculation from the bike.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1076 on: October 12, 2020, 02:00:41 pm »
Impressive ride by Marquez jnr.

Made our Brad look like a noob  >:D
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1077 on: October 12, 2020, 02:02:33 pm »
What's the view on Dovi's tyre issues towards the end ? Did it come down to the track drying out and / or body weight ( or a lack thereof ), in relation to Petrucci, whom had no tyre issues and who are much heavier than Dovi  ???
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1078 on: October 12, 2020, 03:07:03 pm »
Impressive ride by Marquez jnr.

Made our Brad look like a noob  >:D

Agreed. Was an awesome ride by AM73.
That Repsol must be a total bitch to ride in the dry.

I'm just happy Brad kept the rubber side down.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1079 on: October 15, 2020, 07:21:57 pm »
Valentino Rossi tests positive for COVID-19

The nine-time World Champion will miss this weekend’s Aragon GP after returning a positive test on Thursday
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Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of this weekend’s Gran Premio Michelin® de Aragon. The news means the nine-time World Champion will miss the first of two MotorLand Aragon events, with his participation in the second Grand Prix at the venue also in serious doubt.

The Doctor confirmed the news via social media, saying: “Unfortunately, this morning I woke up and I was not feeling good. My bones were score and I had a slight fever, so I immediately called the doctor who tested me twice. The ‘quick PCR test’ result was negative, just like the test I underwent on Tuesday. But the second one, of which the result was sent to me at 16:00 this afternoon, was unfortunately positive.

“I am so disappointed that I will have to miss the race at Aragon. I’d like to be optimistic and confident, but I expect the second round in Aragon to be a ‘no go’ for me as well… I am sad and angry because I did my best to respect the protocol and although the test I had on Tuesday was negative, I self-isolated since my arrival from le Mans. Anyways, this is the way it is, and I can’t do anything to change the situation. I will now follow the medical advice, and I just hope I will be feeling well soon.”
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