Brew-no spoilers

Discussion in 'Racing' started by DC2wheels, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. max384

    max384 Bandaided

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    What a season so far! Marquez is just incredible... And keep in mind, he's ahead in points and didn't finish one race. Imagine what it would look like if he hadn't taken himself out in Mugello... and yeah, yeah, I know he's not the only one not to finish a race... He's exciting to watch and isn't afraid to make a pass. He's soooo comfortable with relying on the traction control to bring him sliding around corners. I'm not saying he's replacing skill with electronics; I'm just saying he's damn good at maximizing the capabilities of the traction control.

    If Dani doesn't turn it up at the end this season, like he did last year, he'll never get a MotoGP world title. This season is his best chance at ever getting one. Marquez is just too fast as a rookie to ever expect Pedrosa to keep ahead in points in subsequent seasons. I honestly don't expect him to take the title this season. He's not really one of my favorite racers... But I'd kinda like to see the little guy win a title.

    It's so disappointing that Crutchlow traded the capacity to win for money... But if I were in his position, I'd do the same thing. Trophies don't pay the bills. I hope he puts in some good races before switching to team red next year. I REALLY wish he would have gotten a factory ride (a REAL factory ride, that is).

    I'd love to see Rossi do more winning... But I really don't think he can compete with the aliens race after race any longer. Hell, even the one race he won was arguably due to JLo being injured (though, maybe not). He's still my favorite racer... But he's a dinosaur in this sport. I hope I'm dead wrong though!

    Lorenzo... Meh. He's Lorenzo. It was pretty badass how he raced right after surgery and how he well he treated the mentally challenged girl that designed his helmet art... Pure class... But I still can't bring myself to like the guy.



    My prediction for this race? One of the top five gets Bautista'd and screws up the points standings.
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  2. farrington300

    farrington300 No wait....What?

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    Maybe it's just me, but it seems that honda is competitive on yamaha tracks, but yamaha doesn't stand a chance honda tracks? Am I wrong?
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  3. farrington300

    farrington300 No wait....What?

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    MM was three years old when Rossi started racing the 125cc bikes. Rossi is gettin old for this game.
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  4. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    Good idea. I should take a break from harassing Krop.
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  5. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    Took the afternoon off to go to the doc. Lots of traffic and only a little waiting. I get to go to the specialist next week.
    Is it usual to meet the specialist in a parking lot of a Safeway?:huh:lol3

    Got home and fired up the iPad. I watched both FP1 and FP2, called the big boss in between viewings to make sure things were connected and got a attaboy. :lol3
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  6. JStory

    JStory Long timer

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    I'm near Sac. A few more of the regular MotoGP thread guys in the area as well.
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  7. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    DIXON!!!

    Wow, I used to race MX at Dixon Landing. Was a cool track made out of rice hulls. Made for some spectacular berm busts. :lol3

    So Cal topped the charts in FP3 and went under the lap record...

    Remarkable pace for the morning session. :huh
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  8. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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    crutchlow tops 3rd FP!!:clap
    I think it's gonna be a hell of a race!
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  9. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    Pole man is fast this weekend. I don't think he'll be denied. :clap
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  10. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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    Crutchlow on pole!!!!:freaky
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  11. Skowinski

    Skowinski bilaterally symmetrical

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    Uh oh, Bautista up there on row 1, right between Crutchlow and Marquez... :D

    Is this Smith's best qualifying position? Not used to seeing him that far up.
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  12. okiegtrider

    okiegtrider Been here awhile

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    Glad to see Sandro Cortese 5th on the moto2 grid. Looks like he is finding his stride after a tough first half of the season. Hope things keep going well for him. Loved watching him win moto3 last season. :D
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  13. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    What's up with Redding in Moto2.. Surprisingly far back in practices, 13th on the grid??
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  14. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Bring your party hat to turn one. :freaky
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  15. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    :becca
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  16. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    "Jorge, because of what happened in the past, are you worried having Alvaro in front of you?"

    "Better to have him in front of me than behind me!"
    :rofl
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  17. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Alvaro sucks off MM to get onto 1st row.

    Moto2 QP. Positions 2-13 are covered by about .4s. Then there is Nakagami who threw down an insane lap to be .4s ahead of 2nd place.:clap


    I think we are in for 3 awesome races tomorrow.
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  18. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    New Dunlop rear tire this weekend. Redding and EsP have both struggled with it.
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  19. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    yeah cos we could all go faster then MM if we were following him right!?
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  20. swimmer

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