MotoGP: The Final Countdown (Spoilers)

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  1. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  2. windmills

    windmills Gnearly Adventurer

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    Salom, Rins and Vinales more like! Looking forward to that bunfight. :evil
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  3. grandpa_ken

    grandpa_ken Been here awhile

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    I'm more excited about Moto3 than MotoGP.
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  4. Parx400

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    Moto3 is going to be all out. NO way all three of them will be finishing.
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    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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  6. zerohype

    zerohype Long timer

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    I bet a Spainard wins the Moto GP title.
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    yety61 Global Vagabond

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    Salom, Rins and Vinales....

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  8. kiwimorgan

    kiwimorgan Adventurer

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    Don't forget that Marquez junior is only 10 points back as well. If the other three take each other out he'll be there to pick up the pieces!!!! Imagine if the Marquez family gets two titles like the Espargaros!!!!:clap
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  9. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Actually Alex M. is 100 points down.
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  10. viajero

    viajero Too old to be a nOOb

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    They'll most likely take all three podium spots.

    I can already hear the Spanish National Anthem playing.

    Go Nicky, beat your teammate.
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    Go Nicky, do a Bayliss...! :D

    (probably won´t happen, but we can always dream can´t we??)
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    If he wins the title he'll make his big-bro look ordinary.
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  13. Moronic

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    Well, given the blatant self-promotion I feel unashamed to quote what for me is the key insight from the piece WRT MotoGP: :D

    I say insight because I imagine you're better placed than most of us to draw conclusions about this. I'd assumed Pedrosa would transform himself into Marquez's domestique for the final round. Interesting you don't think so. Thanks for the piece.

    Certainly gives Lorenzo more of a chance.

    I must be a very sad soul, because for a reason unfathomable to me I am licking my lips at the prospect of Pedrosa taking Marquez out in some confusion of intentions and hopes. But wouldn't wish it until the last lap or so. :lol3

    Edit: given this is a fantasy, I am of course assuming no injuries.
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  14. Kropotkin

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    Pedrosa does not feel in any way beholden to Marquez. In fact, quite the opposite. He has no reason to help Marquez, and HRC won't issue explicit team orders.
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  15. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    Your article about their respective patrons points fingers in this. :D
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  16. ZLTFUL

    ZLTFUL Optimistic Pessimist

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    Honda wins the manufacturer's title either way and that is important to them in its own right.

    Frankly, the only way I see Lorenzo pulling off the title is if Marquez gets antsy for spots and starts pushing to make passes. Otherwise, if he displays the maturity again like he did at Motegi, he has the title wrapped up.

    Interesting times to be sure.

    1 of my favorite riders already wrapped up his title (Way to go Pol!!!) and my boy Maverick is still in the thick of it. Unfortunately, Vale has had one of "those" years. Hoping to see him much more competitive next season.
    So I am left debating...LOVE to watch Marc ride but part of me doesn't want the upstart rookie to take a title his first year and risk him becoming an insufferable prick...like Jorge :huh
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  17. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Maverick!

    With a name like that (and coming from the country that gave us the classic Top Gun), how can I root for any other?
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  18. ZLTFUL

    ZLTFUL Optimistic Pessimist

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    Meant to post this earlier...
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  19. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    ZLTFUL,

    Zactly what I thought when I saw this thread.

    Well played....well played
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  20. Foot dragger

    Foot dragger singletracker

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    One can only hope Nicki ghostrides his long suffering Ducati off a ramp into a pool or pond.


    Gotta be frustrating to hope for a strong 7th all season,I hope things go better for him next year.
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