MotoGP: Catalonia, not Catalunya (Spoilers)

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

  1. craigincali

    craigincali Just hanging around

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    All the guys who keep drinking the Rossi koolaid thought he was gonna be on pole !:rofl
  2. Tijuana_Taxi

    Tijuana_Taxi Been here awhile

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    Good job Alvaro, 8 turns farther than the last race!:clap
  3. vander

    vander full-time dreamer

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    Siesta Grand Prix. :topes
  4. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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    I think he's going to hear some words about that. what the hell is he thinking? ya can't win it on the first lap, dude needs to chill, not like he's fighting for the lead. At least he only took himself out and no one else.
    kinda boring race though, shame on Cal, he just may have been able to give the Spaniards some fits.
    Edwards in 9th!!!! well, after half the field crashed out. oh well.
  5. Moronic

    Moronic Long timer

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    Yeah but last race he got his man, whereas this time he missed - just. :huh

    Is some mafia syndicate plunging on Rossi failing to finish lap one? (And calling in a little help. :evil )
  6. Moronic

    Moronic Long timer

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    And I'm waiting for someone to observe that poetic justice nearly got Pedrosa a couple of laps from the end.

    Masterly riding from Lorenzo. Couldn't quite see how he fell after his pirouette at the end, but exhaustion possibly contributing factor.
  7. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    Did you see how far Marquez's front wheel was tucked?! I mean, c'mon. You can't save that.
  8. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Good theory about the mafia hiring Bautista,couldn't have been much closer! I can't imagine the shit storm he'd have endured if he had taken out Vale. I like Alvaro but when the hell is he going to learn to not push so hard in the opening laps? Its as if he has a learning disability.
  9. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    Smith! OK, not that excited, but good result (and Edwards in the top 10).

    Marquez, good to see him willing to have a go, but all those risky maneuvers can't keep turning out OK.

    Two races now that were very similar to how it went last year; wonder if Marquez, and not Pedrosa, will take Stoner's position at Assen.
  10. Old fart

    Old fart Keen AG100 rider

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    What happened to Nicky?
  11. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    I thought for sure he was going to eat it, he had to hit the stop.......amazing.
  12. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Turn 10 lowside like 9 other dudes
  13. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Personally, I could not disagree more about no punishment for what he did @ Mugello (not because he hit Rossi, but just simply because the move was bad).

    And it's clear the dumbass learnt nothing from it. He was damn close to collect the same guy again.
  14. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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  15. roadholder

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    Actually, Marquez just about put him on the podium!
    Great ride by Lorenzo, good damage control by Pedrosa. Poor Dovi now passed by the second-fastest guy on his old team!
    Is everyone still defending his move to Ducati? I sure hope they are paying him well! :lol3
  16. SGrider

    SGrider 376 miles to Chicago

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    After re-watching it, the rear tire was chattering going into the corner and that continued to upset the bike even worse the more he leaned the bike over causing the near crash.

    Lorenzo is so smooth it's hard to tell how close he is to the limit, hard to know if he is holding back some for the finish or if he's doing all he can to stay in front.
  17. swimmer

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    I've said it before, don't understand how AB has that seat still.

    Was hoping for Dani to be able to have a go at JLo at some point but apparently he was really struggling with front end grip. I think it's only a matter of time before MM out brakes himself and takes someone out but he rode a pretty strong race.

    May not have been much passing but I thought it was a great race just watching those three running so close.

    Great gesture from JLo.

    The girl who designed my helmet, Anna Vives, is famous in Spain; she is a symbol that people with Down syndrome are capable of a lot more than some people think. I think it was very original and colourful so I was very proud and happy to have her on the podium to share the win with me.” said and estatic Lorenzo.

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  18. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    That is awesome.:clap:clap:clap
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    MOLAHS Sisyphus

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  20. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Oh fuck, I wish it were possible to ignore posts using key word combinations.