WSBK: The Final Countdown (Spoilers Francais)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  2. Joe

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    To bad for Brett McCormick. It would be nice to see him catch a break.
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  3. jersey jim

    jersey jim Long timer

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    I very disappointed by the self destruction of Melandri and Sykes engine blow-up. I was hoping for this thing to go down to the last race with some do or die racing, now it looks like Max can cruise and stay out of trouble. Bummer.

    Should still be more exiting than most MotoGP races.
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  4. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    totally agree w/ you & fixed your second comment for more accuracy :D
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  5. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    If I was their title sponsor, I'd feel pretty ripped off.

    I'm sure McCormick does. He got them more tv coverage last race then they had all year, sucks for him to get screwed by what looks to be the most dysfunctional team in racing.
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  6. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    This is going to be a good thing for that kid. He's going to get a lot of attention over the off-season. He's going to get a good ride I'm pretty sure. His performance last race was shocking, not unlike Hopper's dabble in WSB last season. But more so because he is still so raw!

    Nobody really knows his potential yet, but he looks like a hell of a lot better prospect than 90% of the 'prospects' on the grid this season. I say this after one accomplished race! He showed his speed every session. It wasn't a fluke. He had a bike and the tools to show it was decent. His tools looked pretty freakin' awesome to me!

    I never thought that kid would amount to anything in the sport. Now I want to send money! :rofl

    Just kiddin' about the money... :D
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  7. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  8. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Q1

    1. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 1m 38.200s
    2. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1098R 1m 38.648s
    3. Marco Melandri ITA BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1m 38.742s
    4. Davide Giugliano ITA Althea Ducati 1098R 1m 38.962s
    5. Jonathan Rea GBR Honda WSBK CBR1000RR 1m 39.014s
    6. Michel Fabrizio ITA BMW Italia Goldbet S1000RR 1m 39.139s
    7. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1m 39.144s
    8. Leon Haslam GBR BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1m 39.149s
    9. Sylvain Guintoli FRA PATA Ducati 1098R 1m 39.186s
    10. Leon Camier GBR FIXI Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 1m 39.285s
    11. Eugene Laverty IRL Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1m 39.382s
    12. Ayrton Badovini ITA BMW Italia Goldbet S1000RR 1m 39.530s
    13. Lorenzo Zanetti ITA PATA Ducati 1098R 1m 39.709s
    14. Maxime Berger FRA Red Devils Ducati 1098R 1m 39.842s
    15. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 1m 39.845s
    16. Chaz Davies GBR ParkinGO MTC Aprilia RSV-4 1m 40.084s
    17. John Hopkins USA FIXI Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 1m 40.538s
    18. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Honda WSBK CBR1000RR 1m 40.631s
    19. Claudio Corti ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1m 40.860s
    20. Alexander Lundh SWE Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1m 40.535s
    21. Norino Brignola ITA Grillini Progea BMW S1000RR 1m 42.990s
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  9. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    Is there any possibility that Max can lose this thing?
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  10. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    A couple of DNF's would do it
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  11. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Sykes smashed pole.

    Biaggi 10th.
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  12. meatsack

    meatsack Moto-idiot

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    Not a fan of the "fake headlights" for 2013.
    Looks dumb on a race bike.
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  13. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    1. Sykes

    2. Checa

    3. Laverty

    4. Melandri

    5. Guintoli

    6. Rea

    7. Haslam

    8. Davies

    9. Camier

    10. Biaggi

    11. Fabrizio

    12. Corti

    13. Baz

    14. Berger

    15. Giugliano

    Mangy Cours is not my face circuit of the series. It's still there next year, despite the series making some major changes to the schedule.
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  14. Bounder

    Bounder ExternallyDisplaced

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    Better get used to it.
    Thats one of the main themes, these are bikes that you can buy in a showroom near you....
    Apart from the suspension, performance work, electronics and tyres.
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  15. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  16. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Biaggi down!!!
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  17. K0m4

    K0m4 Been here awhile

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    #3 loses the front on the second (third?) lap in race 1. It's on.
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  18. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    High drama! :eek1

    :lurk
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  19. K0m4

    K0m4 Been here awhile

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    Magny-Cours is not a particularly exciting track in the wet, is it..
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  20. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Stunning race 1, wow.

    Guinters wife isn't bad either :evil
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