MotoGP: Holland Days (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    I normally don't quote/repost pictures.

    But this one is the exception.

    Racing is HUGE $$$- however to see these 3 FAST guys enjoying the moment.

    That's a big reason why we all love the sport.
  2. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    So I broke my arm into lots of tiny pieces going 40 mph on my Ninja, needed a plate and thirteen screws to put my arm to face the correct way.

    About six weeks later, I got back on a BICYCLE, and rode 9 miles. Slow. It hurt. It took me months to get back on a moto, couldn't operate the brake/throttle correctly.

    I can't even imagine getting on a motoGP bike and going 200 miles an hour, racing no less just riding, 36 hours after surgery. Unfuckingbelieveable.

    Jorge :freaky
  3. Silver

    Silver Dirtnewb

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    motogp.com it was in his after race interview. "We can take no positives from this weekend". Yeah, he's not happy at all. Also I guess Dovi went up the inside at the last lap and pushed them both wide and someone passed them there too. :( Bummed for Nicky for sure. Ung.
  4. Silver

    Silver Dirtnewb

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    lmao, Cal owns so much. Definitely the best personality in the paddock right now. Watch the warm up the picture doesn't do it justice.

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  5. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    It hurts less with $8-10 million a year. I wonder how fat the WC bonus is? :deal
  6. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Very embarrassed. Almost despondent. When official Ducati PR bods start telling you it was a disaster, then it was a disaster...
  7. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Rossi is feeling extra good about his decision to take a pay cut ...
  8. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Even though yesterday was all-Rossi for me, I do have to give props to JLo.
    He rode like a STUD.
  9. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Thanks.
  10. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Great to see Rossi back on top, he looked smooth and in control.

    Marquez, wow again, the wows just keep coming with this guy.

    Crutchlow, he came so so close to losing it there when he tried to get past Marquez.

    Lorenzo, I've always respected his ability to go fast without drama and his consistency. And, I've always thought he was a bit of a wanker. After seeing what he did yesterday, I have a ton of newfound respect for him, riding like that so soon after surgery was incredible on so many levels.
  11. Aussie66

    Aussie66 Been here awhile

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    IT was Marquez WBHO was slow in the corner where crutchlow nearly clipped him. MM was on the brakes a tad too long, whether it was intentional or not to give CC a scare.
  12. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Crutchlow said he saw Marquez get his hand caught on the brakes. By then, Marquez was losing strength in his injured hand, and couldn't release quickly enough.
  13. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    WBHO? :dunno:confused
  14. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    Interesting. I don't see Crutchlow taking many chances like other people seem to. He certainly was patient, took his time, and made a clean pass on Lorenzo. I wonder if Lorenzo took Vale and Cal out to dinner last night. :D
  15. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    So it was sorta bad day at the office then... oh wait a minute, the kid finished 2nd!! :lol3

    The whole field must be thinking, what´s gonna happen after this dude _really_ gets comfortable on that Repsol rocketship.
  16. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Almost. Good to see VR (or anyone different than the normal 3) win a race but the reality is if JL had been healthy he'd have been several seconds up the road from VR. Hopefully VR can gain some confidence from this and the improvements they've apparently made to his set up and continue to battle at the front.
  17. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    That's what everyone in the paddock is thinking, for sure...

    Crutchlow - who I pay more and more attention to, as the man is smart - says that Marquez is the best rider in the world at the moment. I tend to agree with him.
  18. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Azi Farni tweeted last night that she couldn't wait to see Pol Espargaro and Scott Redding mixing it up with MM93 next season.

    Cal tweeted back that they will never see MM on track.

    It is a long season. I think the kid is still a dark horse for the WC.
  19. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    When Braking Hard Officially?
    With Broken Hand Oxigenated?
  20. opmike

    opmike Choosing to be here.

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    Unless they both somehow end up on a factory bike AND Marquez somehow manages to become slower next season, I don't see this happening.

    Perhaps she has a different understanding of the phrase "mixing it up" than I do.