Sardinia Rally Race 2014

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Gian, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Even our boy Chavo is there. On a Beta of all things. He says it makes the CRF450X feel like an old XR650. He had his choice between the Beta and the CRF and after riding the Beta, there wasn't much of a choice to be made.
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  2. tehdutchie

    tehdutchie Long timer

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    Onwards and upwards!!
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  3. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    Goncalves, Botturi, Coma and Barreda in less than 4 minutes after today's first SS:evil

    ... and 6 (or 7 counting Husky) different bikes among the first 11, not bad!
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  4. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Good close competition at the front in sardinia :clap
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  5. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Yep, Botturi jumps into the lead after SS5. A lot of lead changes.
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  6. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    It looks like there were some fun and games on the SS5 :eek1 - didn't seem to get Coma too much, but HRC/ Speedbrain seem to have suffered - navigation?

    For the world championship it could be a big blow to HRC.
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  7. too old

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  8. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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  9. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer

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    Stopped working is not usually a problem as there are manual knobs to use the roadbook. When they say that he waited for another rider to catch up, that means that the roadbook holder was completely useless, even for manual use.
    Migtec is very difficult to jam completely and prevent manual use, therefore I guess that we will deal either with a ''structural failure of the roadbook'' or with ''structural failure of the roadbook'' :D
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  10. too old

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    So, Coma coasts and Botturi to win - Coma should be 2nd, collect more points than Speedy or JBB and take over the championship lead
    :clap:clap
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  11. tehdutchie

    tehdutchie Long timer

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    Probably burned the roadbook motor... Spikes of power from the crf seems to have killed their ICO and tns instruments too. Or so I have heard.
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  12. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer

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    :deal RNS.

    Rookie mistake. From the team I mean...
    (EDIT: Although they specifically say ''roadbook'' and not ''lost all the navi instruments'' - For me it is really weird to target a sponsor like that and specifically give the reason instead of saying ''technical problems'', now you put Migtec on the line of fire...)
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  13. Gian

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    Final results:

    1. Alessandro Botturi, ITA, Husqvarna 15:11.05 :clap
    2. Marc Coma, ESP, KTM, a 7. 44
    3. Gerrard Farres, ESP Gas-Gas a 4.37
    4. Paolo Goncalves, POR Honda a 22.50
    5. Andrea Mancini, ITA, Beta, 25.54

    what I can say.... WOW! :1drink
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  14. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    You can say that again... WOW! Alessandro's rally stock market share prices just got a real boost! :clap

    well done, great result in a world class field on a very challenging event!
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  15. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    Great to see a Gasser and a Beta in the top 5...
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  16. rallye

    rallye Been here awhile

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    and Honda must be wondering about their big dollar investment !!
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  17. ROKIT_71

    ROKIT_71 Gone Orange

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    Anyone know why Helder DNF??
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  18. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    Well I can guarantee it wasn't Honda's fault.:lol3
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  19. troy safari carpente

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    :lol3

    You seen the name of the journo that writes their press releases tREV...? :ear


    ... it's a French bloke by the name of Maxime M. D'niabilité. :wink:
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  20. Balkan Boy

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    Ha! Funny. :D


    Who's got pictures of the Chavo's and Manicini's Betas? :ear
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