MotoGP: Hoosier Daddy (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  2. HarveyMushman

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    Double-A-ron Yates FTW.

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  3. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    He was looking good at Daytona, just a slight limp.
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  4. HarveyMushman

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    :nod The pic above is from Barber. He was looking fit and healthy.
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  5. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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  6. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  7. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Well, now the problem is obvious. It's up on the workstand backwards. :dood

    (Seriously, I hope they get it running faster, good to see someone "reach for the stars".)
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  8. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    I have my tix for both the Mile on Saturday night, and the MotoGP races on Sunday - it's gonna be a GREAT weekend! :clap
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  9. snowhawk jockey

    snowhawk jockey Slack Jaw Gaper

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    Really nice to see some paint on the Attack! Looking forward to being track side for the race and seeing it run.

    The ratbike rattle-can black look they fielded at Leguna was decidedly NOT world class decor... Not bagging on 'em, just hoping Attack can make an impact on the stating grid with some American flair!

    Wonder if he'd a made the grid at Leguna if the track records hadn't fallen during qualifying...:deal
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  10. maloosik

    maloosik Squishimus Squidimus

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    Best MotoGP thread title evaaarrrrrr.
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  11. Pantah

    Pantah Red Sox Nation

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    Why do people try these things, and where do they get the money to try?

    Such foolishness...

    After the failure, who is pissed most?

    Interesting times, but the hot rod guys seem to always be near. I wonder why that is.


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  12. Pantah

    Pantah Red Sox Nation

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    Very excited for the next week. Southwick Motocross National Saturday; Indy Mile next...and then all three classes of MotoGP!

    Hard to believe I can get all that live in a week. See you there!


    Shivvers....
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  13. HoneyBunz

    HoneyBunz Long timer

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    I'm so excited that Yates and Rapp will be at Indy.

    Two more slow bikes is just what MotoGP needs.

    I really like it when there is a tight race and the leading bikes come upon noob back markers on the final lap.
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  14. HarveyMushman

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    Because they're gearheads and enjoy working with motorcycles?

    I'm as unimpressed with Dorna's CRT project as the next guy, but I can't fault the Stanboli's of the world for having a go.
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  15. Dagofast

    Dagofast Full giggety ahead.

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    :stupid

    (Not a dis. Well said)
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  16. HoneyBunz

    HoneyBunz Long timer

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    I imagine Crutchlow will be pretty pissed off about Dovi getting the Ducati seat.
    The fire of competition is already burning between these two and now it will burn with even more intensity.

    Crutchlow should find it much easier to beat Dovi next year.
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  17. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Hopefully, Crutchlow has learned some important lessons about going round and shooting your mouth off to any one who will listen when you are in contract negotiations.

    It probably isn't a good idea to refer to your competition as 'dickheads' when a manufacturer is considering a million dollar deal with you.
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  18. Pantah

    Pantah Red Sox Nation

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    That guy really should have an agent or trusted friend do his talking. He's such an easy mark for the paddock media. Anybody asks him a question and he's going to answer it without thinking. Such a dummy.

    Yamaha is lucky to keep him, though. He's fast and hopefully improving his racecraft. He's colorful and has a growing fan base. Good for the brand if they can give him some help handling the media.
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  19. jktpa

    jktpa X-Troller

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    Kinda reminds one of a Texan pushing around a CRT load.
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  20. HoneyBunz

    HoneyBunz Long timer

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    If Crutchlow talked up the Ducati thing to strengthen his position with Yamaha, his timing was pretty good.
    Tech 3 is clearly stronger than Ducati.
    I suspect we will see Cal on the podium very soon.
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