Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. mdubya

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    Why do you hate Nicky? :wink:
  2. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 1:54.714
    2 Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 1:54.916
    3 Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 1:55.151
    4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 1:55.160
    5 Stefan Bradl LCR Honda Honda 1:55.477
    6 Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 1:55.645
    7 Valentino Rossi Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 1:55.711
    8 Alvaro Bautista Go&Fun Honda Gresini Honda 1:55.870
    9 Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 1:56.315
    10 Andrea Iannone Energy T.I. Pramac Racing Ducati 1:56.523
    11 Nicky Hayden Ducati Team Ducati 1:56.667
    12 Aleix Espargaro Power Electronics Aspar ART 1:57.064
    13 Andrea Iannone Energy T.I. Pramac Racing Ducati 1:57.203
    14 Ben Spies Ignite Pramac Racing Ducati 1:57.440
    15 Randy De Puniet Power Electronics Aspar ART 1:57.551
    16 Lukas Pesek Came Iodaracing Project Ioda-Suter 1:57.926
    17 Yonny Hernandez Paul Bird Motorsport ART 1:58.058
    18 Hiroshi Aoyama Avintia Blusens FTR 1:58.263
    19 Colin Edwards NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR Kawasaki 1:58.271
    20 Danilo Petrucci Came Iodaracing Project Ioda-Suter 1:58.361
  3. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Not just engines, will be complete bikes, with chassis built by outside firms.
  4. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    So Honda is also trying to get their customer lease bikes done right? Behind schedule I think. Add suzuki and it seems like we are well on the way to goodbye CRT.
  5. Fajita Dave

    Fajita Dave Been here awhile

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    That kind of sucks. Even though they were slower I was starting to feel like the CRTs were more of a "prototype" than the factory machines. Eh, I guess the CRTs could be considered more of a frankenbike than a prototype. :lol3
  6. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    They will still be legal. But will they be competitive with the production Honda and the Yamahybrid?

    The Aprilia is still the yard stick.
  7. kawi_girl

    kawi_girl Adventurer

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    Qualifying means nothing to Rossi.
    He's BACK.
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  8. tinhead

    tinhead Been here awhile

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    I'm a bit unclear about the fuel and engine rules for 2014 across the types of bikes. Will a Yamaha engine in a "private" chassis have to carry the same fuel as a Honda "production" racer? Will it depend on whether a standard ECU is used? 5 motors per season, 6, or 12? 20 liters of fuel, 21, or 24?

    The permutations are staggering.
  9. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    It's simple. There are two classes of entry: 1. MSMA entries (e.g. factory-backed), and 2. Non-MSMA entries.

    MSMA entries are free to write their own software for the spec ECU. In exchange, they get 5 engines and 20 liters of fuel.

    Non-MSMA entries use the spec software and spec hardware for the ECU, and get 24 liters of fuel and 12 engines.
  10. mdubya

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  11. jersey jim

    jersey jim Long timer

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    :clap The old dog still has a few tricks. It's going to be a GREAT season.
  12. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Hope the rest of the season plays out like the 1st round!!
    Some good racing today.
  13. Mighty Kentor

    Mighty Kentor Been here awhile

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    Most excitement in a race since 2010. Dovi did a great job, and it was great to see MM cutting it up with the regulars. Awesome!!!
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    Dovi gave it a shot, but that duc has a long way to go.
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    Dansrc51 I need a cape....

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    This is going to be a good season
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    And here I was thinking the series was really going to miss Casey Stoner this season! :lol3
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    Moronic Long timer

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    Who? :ear












    :lol3
  19. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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  20. Dansrc51

    Dansrc51 I need a cape....

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    I'm sure somebody will throw a tantrum at some point