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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #640 on: August 09, 2020, 06:59:36 pm »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #641 on: August 09, 2020, 07:00:56 pm »
Zarco takes out Pol,
That really was not deliberate, it looked as if Pol closed the gap and then they touched. I feel sad for Pol and KTM though.
Yes I cant see how Pol could have backed off mid corner, he was fully comitted
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #642 on: August 09, 2020, 07:14:09 pm »
Pol ran wide and there's no way Zarco couldve seen him coming.  Pity though, it wouldve been awesome to see Pol and BB have a go.  I could hardly watch. Kept thinking he'd crash but so stoked he didnt. 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #643 on: August 09, 2020, 07:33:56 pm »
Ek hoor Brad se bike het nog inloop jets in. Volgende race gaan hulle daai groot main jets insit, en die ports n bietjie Dremel......
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #644 on: August 09, 2020, 07:46:37 pm »
Ek hoor Brad se bike het nog inloop jets in. Volgende race gaan hulle daai groot main jets insit, en die ports n bietjie Dremel......

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #645 on: August 09, 2020, 07:50:48 pm »
Ek hoor Brad se bike het nog inloop jets in. Volgende race gaan hulle daai groot main jets insit, en die ports n bietjie Dremel......

And for that final boost they are fitting  a competition Cowley  :lol8:

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #646 on: August 09, 2020, 08:06:08 pm »
And on page 33! :biggrin: :deal:
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #647 on: August 09, 2020, 08:45:07 pm »
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« Reply #648 on: August 09, 2020, 10:06:13 pm »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #649 on: August 09, 2020, 10:58:42 pm »
Brilliant race by BB 33  8)
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #650 on: August 10, 2020, 09:13:53 am »
That was a brilliant win by Brad Binder yesterday! :hello2: :hello2: :hello2:

But why are some news media in South Africa mentioning this win as the first South African to win in MotoGP?

What about Paddy Driver, Alan North, Kork Balliongton and Jon Ekerold??

Or are they only referring to the "modern version of MotoGP"?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #651 on: August 10, 2020, 09:20:49 am »
That was a brilliant win by Brad Binder yesterday! :hello2: :hello2: :hello2:

But why are some news media in South Africa mentioning this win as the first South African to win in MotoGP?

What about Paddy Driver, Alan North, Kork Balliongton and Jon Ekerold??

Or are they only referring to the "modern version of MotoGP"?

"MotoGP" is the term used for modern 4stroke racing at the highest level in motorcycling. Before 2003 this class was called 500GP.
 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #652 on: August 10, 2020, 09:29:28 am »
Did Kork or Jon Ekerold ever win  a 500 GP?

As far as I know neither of them did, only won 250 and 350 races, never the 500cc premier class.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #653 on: August 10, 2020, 09:37:00 am »
Thanks, I stand corrected, they both only won on 250 and 350cc bikes, and so by the definition given by 2StrokeDan, they do not qualify. Even though they also rode 500cc bikes, but never won a race on them.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #654 on: August 10, 2020, 10:25:52 am »
Thanks, I stand corrected, they both only won on 250 and 350cc bikes, and so by the definition given by 2StrokeDan, they do not qualify. Even though they also rode 500cc bikes, but never won a race on them.

A couple of Rhodesian's won the premier class as far as I know. 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #655 on: August 10, 2020, 01:01:14 pm »
Thanks, I stand corrected, they both only won on 250 and 350cc bikes, and so by the definition given by 2StrokeDan, they do not qualify. Even though they also rode 500cc bikes, but never won a race on them.

A couple of Rhodesian's won the premier class as far as I know.

True, that old Redman oke did pretty well  :laughing4:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #656 on: August 10, 2020, 01:36:14 pm »
Thanks, I stand corrected, they both only won on 250 and 350cc bikes, and so by the definition given by 2StrokeDan, they do not qualify. Even though they also rode 500cc bikes, but never won a race on them.

Kork Ballington won 250 and 350 titles for Kawasaki, and rode their KR500, but Kawasaki withdrew from 500's before the bike was competitive.

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #657 on: August 10, 2020, 02:23:20 pm »
Donít forget Ray Amm and Gary Hocking
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #658 on: August 10, 2020, 02:28:03 pm »
Please explain to me why Zarco got penalized, to me it looked like he had the inside line and Pol tried to go around the outside and went into JZ
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« Reply #659 on: August 10, 2020, 02:47:40 pm »
Please explain to me why Zarco got penalized, to me it looked like he had the inside line and Pol tried to go around the outside and went into JZ

Also think that JZ got penalised unfairly.