2013 WSBK No-Spoiler Catch-All Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    It was quite warm here today, mid to high 30's, (Centigrade), and from what I could see, Eugene Laverty is looking pretty good. Smooth and in control. At this stage I'd back him for the win come next weekend.But then again, there's still t'morrow to come, and I'll be at a different spot.(T11 ! choice!). Looked like he was doing a race sim in the last session, although his team said he only did 12 laps. No.Carlos was working hard, and looks like he's getting it sorted, pretty to watch thru T1 this arvo, and picking up the pace. Sykes is hurting, you could see it...Haslem is 'on it'! Guiligano could be a major fly in the ointment, as could be Mr Fabulous...both looking a bit 'frisky'..:lol3

    Because of the hot ! afternoon sun, most garage doors were down, so not much porn, I'm afraid. Still....

    Eugenes rear at end of session...

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    Sweet bike..
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  2. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    It's going to be a LOT cooler tomorrow, mid 20's aparrently. That'll be betterrrer. For everyone! :clap Stay tuned.:D
  3. mdubya

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    Thanks for the photos, BOOT-y!

    Interesting pattern on Eugene's rear tire.

    Fab gave TB21 credit for teaching him some secrets for getting around PI.

    I can't believe how many walking wounded we have already. :eek1
  4. ErikY.

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  5. Mr Head

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    Great stuff man, thanks! :thumb

  6. BOOTLACE

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    In typical PI fashion, roasting one day, and copping the 'arctic blast' the next. Crazy. Not many have ventured out so far. Probably a total of 15 laps in the first hour. Pussies!

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  7. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    Probably in the pits fitting those heated grips.:evil
  8. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    How good are these iPad thingies?!

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  9. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    Did you shoot with it? Or just post?
  10. BOOTLACE

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    Pic is taken with iPad. Crazy huh? :norton

    You may notice the trees in the background. An indication of weather conditions here.......
  11. BOOTLACE

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    Cluzel high side at T 12. OK,
  12. BOOTLACE

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    Apart from a southerly, conditions are close to perfect, top 6 now under 1.32, Tom S at 1.31.2. Lap record is 1.31.785, fastest ever 1.30.880. One hour to go. Methinks its about to get interesting......:evil


    The reason I've had to use phone and iPad to take pix is that I'm directly opposite CCTV , and we have been warned that the 'internationals' will be watching us! My camera/lens combo would be just too blatant ..yeah I know, what a load of BS.



    Sykes is trying real hard. Oh hang on they all are! :rofl Good to see Carlos getting the Duke sorted, although he has run on at T4 six times..

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  13. BOOTLACE

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    Checa fastest! 1.31 flat. 40 mins left...:clap
  14. mdubya

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    Here is how they finished up. Good to see Checa and Sykes getting it sorted.

    1 7 C. CHECA ESP Team Ducati Alstare Ducati Panigale 1199R 1'32.777 1'31.059 1'31.059 175,732 44
    2 33 M. MELANDRI ITA BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK BMW S1000 RR 1'33.462 1'31.237 1'31.237 0.178 0.178 175,389 35
    3 66 T. SYKES GBR Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'31.261 1'31.261 0.202 0.024 175,343 39
    4 84 M. FABRIZIO ITA Red Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'35.738 1'31.350 1'31.350 0.291 0.089 175,172 40
    5 65 J. REA GBR Pata Honda World Superbike Honda CBR1000RR 1'33.840 1'31.356 1'31.356 0.297 0.006 175,161 44
    6 91 L. HASLAM GBR Pata Honda World Superbike Honda CBR1000RR 1'34.427 1'31.549 1'31.549 0.490 0.193 174,792 32
    7 34 D. GIUGLIANO ITA Althea Racing Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'35.144 1'31.640 1'31.640 0.581 0.091 174,618 33
    8 50 S. GUINTOLI FRA Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'33.485 1'31.658 1'31.658 0.599 0.018 174,584 38
    9 58 E. LAVERTY IRL Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'31.712 1'31.712 0.653 0.054 174,481 30
    10 2 L. CAMIER GBR Fixi Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'31.814 1'31.814 0.755 0.102 174,287 28
    11 16 J. CLUZEL FRA Fixi Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'35.213 1'32.044 1'32.044 0.985 0.230 173,852 16
    12 19 C. DAVIES GBR BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK BMW S1000 RR 1'34.754 1'32.102 1'32.102 1.043 0.058 173,742 34
    13 14 G. ALLERTON AUS Next Gen Motorsports BMW S1000 RR 1'36.654 1'32.159 1'32.159 1.100 0.057 173,635 37
    14 21 J. STAUFFER AUS Team Honda Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1'34.492 1'32.255 1'32.255 1.196 0.096 173,454 36
    15 76 L. BAZ FRA Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'34.328 1'32.625 1'32.625 1.566 0.370 172,761 45
    16 31 V. IANNUZZO ITA Grillini Dentalmatic SBK BMW S1000 RR 1'36.995 1'32.880 1'32.880 1.821 0.255 172,287 28
    17 23 F. SANDI ITA Pedercini Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'32.964 1'32.964 1.905 0.084 172,131 33
    18 18 I. CLEMENTI ITA HTM Racing BMW S1000 RR 1'35.560 1'33.293 1'33.293 2.234 0.329 171,524 28
    19 5 A. LUNDH SWE Pedercini Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'52.406 1'33.447 1'33.447 2.388 0.154 171,241 41
    20 86 A. BADOVINI ITA Team Ducati Alstare Ducati Panigale 1199R 1'33.686 1'33.686 2.627 0.239 170,805 8
  15. BeeCeeGS

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    Perhaps Checa has found the "smooth" button on the Panigale?
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    You better believe it! Pretty to watch. :D
  17. BOOTLACE

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    The Supersports should be 'interesting'.

    The Turk v the Pom,Frog,Hungarian,Dutchman,Russian.....this could be an epic. There is NO LOVE here. None at all.

    Having said that, this guy was the most impressive over the last two days, (both classes),in terms of consistency, and the ability to turn out incredibly fast times while making it look EASY. Just amazing!

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    Awesome pics!!!:clap
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    Stunning!