MotoGP: Out there, somewhere, in Spain (Spoilers, amigos)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. metale

    metale Been here awhile

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    If it is raining tomorrow, maybe VR had a better chance at setting up the bike.
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  2. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    A rain race would make for fun stuff. :nod
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  3. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    After the qualifying session I think that we don't really need the rain to see fun stuff...
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  4. Moronic

    Moronic Long timer

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    Great qualifying, none of the top four can be unhappy (well, maybe Pedrosa), and Bradl did pretty good too.

    Rossi half a tenth off Lorenzo, a tenth and a half off Marquez and on par with Pedrosa. Looks like he made good use of that wet session. :lol3

    This could be a very good race. And the weight of expectation has probably shifted to Marquez. :deal
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  5. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Nice to see Rossi right there.

    Not nice to watch Pedrosa pick his nose and wipe it all over his face :eek1
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  6. JZH

    JZH Global Bodger

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    Ciao,
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  7. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    2:15 remaining in Q2 Espargaro really lighting up the boot trying to get stopped behind Bradl.
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  8. HarveyMushman

    HarveyMushman Tire Squarerer

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    Saw that too. Whatever works. :lol3
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  9. bobzilla

    bobzilla Dirty Old Man

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    might be how nicky make the podium again
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  10. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Not on that Ducati. Maybe next year. :deal
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  11. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    MM´s seventh pole position this year!

    Rossi sounded very positive after QP2, and actually he was less than 2 tenths from pole. Who knows maybe there's life in the old dog yet.
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  12. Dagofast

    Dagofast Full giggety ahead.

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    If the weather stays the same for the race as it was for quallies, the potential for a 4 way slugfest is there. It will likely be more of a 2 way battle between the kid and JL and that will be good enough to keep me glued to the screen.

    A big FU to Rupert and his Fox Sports boondoggle for now also trundling Moto2 off to FS2 (which I don't get) along with Moto3. As always, if there is a way to fuck it up, someone, somewhere will figure out a way. :bluduh
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  13. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Get out the cocoa butter! Rossi tops warm up. :wink:
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  14. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Here we go for Moto2..
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  15. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Quite a race. :deal
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  16. Dirt_Boy

    Dirt_Boy Been here awhile

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    And Vale on the podium :clap:clap:clap
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  17. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Only because Pedro highsided out of the race.

    And I really hope this had nothing to do with MM going wide on the entry to that corner, and damn near clipping DP´s back wheel. I could not tell from the footage, if they touched or not.

    Now the title is MM´s to lose.
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  18. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    It was great racing, and an awesome tactical ride from Redding :clap
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  19. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Looked like a Dani mistake; Parrish on the BBC queried whether he'd gone down 1 gear too many, and high-sided when the pinned the throttle.
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  20. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    On the motogp.com broadcast somebody just explained, that there was contact, and as a result, the rear wheel speed sensor on DP´s bike was damaged, and this messed up the traction control, leading to the highside.


    Ouch.

    (IF that is true - dunno, but somehow it sounds a bit far-fetched to me, that you could make a direct hit on that tiny component - then Ben Spies is in fact not the unluckiest man in MotoGP.)
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