MotoGP: Spain; Again (Spoilerth)

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  1. kyns

    kyns Long timer

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    It is on !:clap

    FP 1 Wet track.

    Cheste, Friday, November 09, 2012
    <TABLE class="width100 marginbot10 fonts12"><THEAD><TR align=center><TH>Pos.</TH><TH>Num.</TH><TH>Rider</TH><TH>Nation</TH><TH>Team</TH><TH>Bike</TH><TH>Km/h</TH><TH>Time</TH><TH class=alignright>Gap 1st/Prev.</TH></TR></THEAD><TBODY><TR><TD class=alignright>1</TD><TD class=alignright>69</TD><TD>Nicky HAYDEN</TD><TD>USA</TD><TD>Ducati Team</TD><TD>Ducati</TD><TD class=alignright>306.4</TD><TD class=alignright>1'44.485</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap"></TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>2</TD><TD class=alignright>26</TD><TD>Dani PEDROSA</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>Repsol Honda Team</TD><TD>Honda</TD><TD class=alignright>306.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'45.490</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">1.005 / 1.005</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>3</TD><TD class=alignright>99</TD><TD>Jorge LORENZO</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>Yamaha Factory Racing</TD><TD>Yamaha</TD><TD class=alignright>304.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'45.945</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">1.460 / 0.455</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>4</TD><TD class=alignright>4</TD><TD>Andrea DOVIZIOSO</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>Monster Yamaha Tech 3</TD><TD>Yamaha</TD><TD class=alignright>308.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'46.021</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">1.536 / 0.076</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>5</TD><TD class=alignright>19</TD><TD>Alvaro BAUTISTA</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>San Carlo Honda Gresini</TD><TD>Honda</TD><TD class=alignright>303.7</TD><TD class=alignright>1'46.413</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">1.928 / 0.392</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>6</TD><TD class=alignright>41</TD><TD>Aleix ESPARGARO</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>Power Electronics Aspar</TD><TD>ART</TD><TD class=alignright>293.3</TD><TD class=alignright>1'46.574</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">2.089 / 0.161</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>7</TD><TD class=alignright>46</TD><TD>Valentino ROSSI</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>Ducati Team</TD><TD>Ducati</TD><TD class=alignright>306.5</TD><TD class=alignright>1'46.678</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">2.193 / 0.104</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>8</TD><TD class=alignright>35</TD><TD>Cal CRUTCHLOW</TD><TD>GBR</TD><TD>Monster Yamaha Tech 3</TD><TD>Yamaha</TD><TD class=alignright>299.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'46.839</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">2.354 / 0.161</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>9</TD><TD class=alignright>14</TD><TD>Randy DE PUNIET</TD><TD>FRA</TD><TD>Power Electronics Aspar</TD><TD>ART</TD><TD class=alignright>290.1</TD><TD class=alignright>1'47.039</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">2.554 / 0.200</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>10</TD><TD class=alignright>1</TD><TD>Casey STONER</TD><TD>AUS</TD><TD>Repsol Honda Team</TD><TD>Honda</TD><TD class=alignright>295.4</TD><TD class=alignright>1'47.527</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">3.042 / 0.488</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>11</TD><TD class=alignright>6</TD><TD>Stefan BRADL</TD><TD>GER</TD><TD>LCR Honda MotoGP</TD><TD>Honda</TD><TD class=alignright>297.3</TD><TD class=alignright>1'47.825</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">3.340 / 0.298</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>12</TD><TD class=alignright>17</TD><TD>Karel ABRAHAM</TD><TD>CZE</TD><TD>Cardion AB Motoracing</TD><TD>Ducati</TD><TD class=alignright>292.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'47.862</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">3.377 / 0.037</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>13</TD><TD class=alignright>21</TD><TD>Katsuyuki NAKASUGA</TD><TD>JPN</TD><TD>Yamaha Factory Racing</TD><TD>Yamaha</TD><TD class=alignright>298.1</TD><TD class=alignright>1'48.110</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">3.625 / 0.248</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>14</TD><TD class=alignright>51</TD><TD>Michele PIRRO</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>San Carlo Honda Gresini</TD><TD>FTR</TD><TD class=alignright>285.1</TD><TD class=alignright>1'48.244</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">3.759 / 0.134</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>15</TD><TD class=alignright>22</TD><TD>Ivan SILVA</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>Avintia Blusens</TD><TD>BQR</TD><TD class=alignright>286.3</TD><TD class=alignright>1'48.918</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">4.433 / 0.674</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>16</TD><TD class=alignright>9</TD><TD>Danilo PETRUCCI</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>Came IodaRacing Project</TD><TD>Ioda-Suter</TD><TD class=alignright>290.2</TD><TD class=alignright>1'49.143</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">4.658 / 0.225</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>17</TD><TD class=alignright>8</TD><TD>Hector BARBERA</TD><TD>SPA</TD><TD>Pramac Racing Team</TD><TD>Ducati</TD><TD class=alignright>302.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'49.444</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">4.959 / 0.301</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright>18</TD><TD class=alignright>5</TD><TD>Colin EDWARDS</TD><TD>USA</TD><TD>NGM Mobile Forward Racing</TD><TD>Suter</TD><TD class=alignright>290.6</TD><TD class=alignright>1'49.748</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">5.263 / 0.304</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright>19</TD><TD class=alignright>77</TD><TD>James ELLISON</TD><TD>GBR</TD><TD>Paul Bird Motorsport</TD><TD>ART</TD><TD class=alignright>287.2</TD><TD class=alignright>1'50.735</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">6.250 / 0.987</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright></TD><TD class=alignright>84</TD><TD>Roberto ROLFO</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>Speed Master</TD><TD>ART</TD><TD class=alignright>288.1</TD><TD class=alignright>1'51.826</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">7.341 / 1.091</TD></TR><TR><TD class=alignright></TD><TD class=alignright>71</TD><TD>Claudio CORTI</TD><TD>ITA</TD><TD>Avintia Blusens</TD><TD>Inmotec</TD><TD class=alignright>282.7</TD><TD class=alignright>1'51.996</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">7.511 / 0.170</TD></TR><TR class=even><TD class=alignright></TD><TD class=alignright>73</TD><TD>Hiroshi AOYAMA</TD><TD>JPN</TD><TD>Avintia Blusens</TD><TD>BQR</TD><TD class=alignright>265.9</TD><TD class=alignright>1'54.245</TD><TD class="alignright nowrap">9.760 / 2.249</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
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  2. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    I'm looking at that FP1 and a few things come to mind. Ben Spies, not there, what a sad end to a terrible season. And, he is off to a "second string" (?) Ducati next year. I don't see him climbing back upwards, like he did for so many years, he really has had a stellar career - until MotoGP. Nicky Hayden, the guy is a warrior, he just keeps going and going, and trying and trying. I think my admiration for him increases every season.
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  3. roadholder

    roadholder Long timer

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    I'm looking forward to a straight up battle now, with Lorenzo no longer in "lead management" mode.
    Will he actually risk an unheard of getoff to beat Pedrosa and carry the momentum into 2013?
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  4. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    And Rossi, 2.2 off of his teammate! That will undoubtedly change, but still!
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  5. Chuckracer

    Chuckracer Jerkus Maximus

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    I don't think you're gonna see much of a "no holds barred cause the pressure's off" type of race the moto-sites keep trying to convince us of. Nobody needs to get hurt proving...nothing. The start of next season begins Tuesday and I'm sure being healthy for that test is much more important than any so-called "bragging rights".

    I predict a boring, processional "race" with the same three at the front.
    :snore

    The only person with nothing to lose is Stoner. The rest will let him go, let him be a hero this very last time if he wants.

    Christ...wake me when there's racing in this class again.
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  6. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    FP2 wet again, ART and FTR in front of Hayden. definitely wet and cold.:vardy:eek1
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  7. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Marquez fastest, but yet another practice collision sends a rider in the gravel trap (Corsi this time).

    The guy's probably the greatest talent in a decade, but this is something he needs to get rid of.

    edit. MM has received a penalty for this incident, and will start from the back of the grid. Could be an interesting race...
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  8. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    FP 2 was mixed and drying conditions, not really wet. It was dry enough for Moto 2 that first Espargaro and later Marquez dipped under the lap record.

    I think it is good that Marquez received the penalty he did, and would call it a fair penalty. He has been involved in too many 'questionable' incidents. This one was clearly his fault (IMHO).

    I felt the incident at Motegi was borderline enough to let go with a warning.
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  9. Silver

    Silver Dirtnewb

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    lollin at media dude on twitter calling marquez a twat.
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  10. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    He's an extraordinarily fast, extraordinarily talented, extraordinarily wealthy twat with an extraordinarily bright future. I am sure Marquez spent zero time being offended.

    :deal
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  11. Twinz

    Twinz Been here awhile

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    Way to go NH!!
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  12. K0m4

    K0m4 Been here awhile

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    No doubt that move by Marquez was inappropriate and the penalty is right. While he has to cool it a bit, I hope he won't be made to lose all that spirit.
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  13. Dagofast

    Dagofast Full giggety ahead.

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    What is the weather forecast for Saturday & Sunday?
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  14. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    "Spoilerth":rofl:clap
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  15. craigincali

    craigincali Just hanging around

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    On the Spies note, he is gonna some test dates too if I remeber right. The poor guy. When is Rossi goona test the Yamaha?
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  16. RichBeBe

    RichBeBe All Hail Seitan!!!

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    Tuesday...Taking bets on whether he will be faster than on the Duc on the first day or the second day? I say if conditions are equal by the end of day one he will be faster than his weekend times.
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  17. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    They'll all be faster than thier weekend times. The question is if he'll be a top 3!
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  18. RichBeBe

    RichBeBe All Hail Seitan!!!

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    Dovi won't be...not likely anyway.
    I doubt he will be top 3.
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  19. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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  20. greendude

    greendude Long timer

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