MotoGP: Catalonia, not Catalunya (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/32756097" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/32756097">Catalunya 2009 Motogp 'Rossi teaches Lorenzo a lesson!'</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user9297856">Tim Fowden</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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  2. Dirtyboydeadly

    Dirtyboydeadly AKA. Shineyboydudley

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    I really hope he makes it round the first lap........


    Go Cal :evil:rofl
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  3. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Folks will continue to predict podiums for Rossi in 2013.

    Eventually, if you predict it every single week, you might be right 3 or 4 times a year :D
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  4. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    OK, Rossi for the win. First post to predict podium

    Rossi
    JLo
    MM
    Dani
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  5. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Rossi off the podium, and the first step on the road to announcing his retirement at the end of the year.
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  6. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    Da three amigos, the English and the eyetalian on the red bike......then that other eyetalian guy.:deal
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  7. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    It'd be nice if race threads were about racing, not guesses pulled out of tuchus'.

    Also, my lawn. Get off it.
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  8. maloosik

    maloosik Squishimus Squidimus

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    I predict Colin will not finish last.

    Mikka Kallio however will Finnish.
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  9. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    The way Rossi's season started, it sure looked like it might play out to be a dream return to the top for him, but since then, not so much so.
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  10. viajero

    viajero Too old to be a nOOb

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    Since it's a foregone conclusion that a Spaniard will win, I'd just like to see Hayden beat his teammate.
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  11. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Would be nice to have someone competitive on that 2nd Yamaha.

    New bike in your sig line?
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  12. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Old one reached the stage where maintenance was costing more than the trade-in value. My bike is the only motorized vehicle I own. Needed replacement.
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  13. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    You're actually Frank Melling, aren't you?

    :D
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  14. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    If thats true, then the first comment is Harvey Mushman. :lol3
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  15. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    You know this must already be on his mind. I'll bet before he joined Yamaha.
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  16. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    I really do hope, that he proves you wrong on this one. Would hate to see him go out like this, but he said it himself at the end of last year, that if he finds himself stuck on 5th or 6th place on the M1, then it is time to quit.

    He´s shown more potential than actual results lately. Qualifying better than 3rd row would be the first step in the right direction, and Rossi probably knows that fully well by now.
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  17. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    he is up against it though,cos the three amigos are not only consistently fast they are able to reel of some very fast laps exactly when required
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  18. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    I hope I'm wrong too. But the more I look at his results, including qualifying and practice, the less room there is for extenuating circumstances. Right now, Rossi is a couple of tenths slower than the three Spaniards, and struggling to match Crutchlow's pace. That's not the Rossi I want to remember. I'd rather remember him as he was from 2000-2009.

    He should go to WSBK and clean up, that would give both series a chance to rejuvenate and reinvent themselves.
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  19. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    but what say he went there and didnt clean up.....
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  20. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    There is no doubt in my mind that he would thump the WSBK field in the same way he used to thump the MotoGP field. The disparity in rider talent is clear enough.
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