Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Hernandez is still young.
    DePuniet I don't understand why he's still there, other than for the camera shots of his lady.
  2. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    Okay, that's enough for me. :D
  3. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    That is a very sad stat indeed. I of course fact checked it and it was accurate.
  4. dontlr

    dontlr Banned

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    http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2012/Abraham+Law+Degree

    Just two days after racing at the bwin Czech Republic Grand Prix, he passed his university graduation exams in law at Jošt academy.

    "For me, the race weekend has only just finished. I was studying every day – even during the Grand Prix itself. Paradoxically, I think it helped me get rid of some of the stress associated with the race, because I had something completely different to worry about. Now I’m glad to have them both behind me, and that they both worked out OK," explains the Czech motorcycle racer, now able to relax. But not for too long - there are less than three weeks to prepare for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Misano World Circuit.

    For a rider to be in the MotoGP starting field and have a degree is something almost unique. "As far as I know, Roberto Rolfo from Moto2 studied literature at uni in Turin, but although most of the lads from MotoGP have got what it takes to study at that level, they’ve decided to invest all their time into their racing careers," reflects Abraham. Finishing three years of university are only first step for his higher education. "I would like to continue in a Master’s course."
  5. sailor22

    sailor22 Jay Pegg pusher

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    From Crash Net;

    "After the race in Indianapolis, we know that our riders are both very motivated!"




    "After no upgrades again at Indianapolis the riders begin to wonder if Ducati and Audi are both very motivated!"

    fixed
  6. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    Don't think so. Hayden has a MotoGp World Champion "belt" that speaks for itself, and he conquered it against the fastest motorcycle racers of this era. Also his career with FACTORY bikes has been 10 years long. Abraham is a cool guy to me but... Please be careful not to confuse silk with wool...
  7. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Just to be clear..I am a Hayden fan..could care less about Abraham. :deal
  8. Parx400

    Parx400 Long timer

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    Hayden to Aprilia, either WSBK or FULL Motogp. Any real truth to those rumors or just Wild Italian speculation.
  9. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    WOW!

    That would stick it hard in Ducati's eye. Not that Aprilia would want to do that, right? :huh:lol3
  10. twotyred

    twotyred Practising Recedivist

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    Does this highlight the lack of the depth of talent in the MotoGP field or just how hard it is to get on the top step regularly??

    Your thoughts!!
  11. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    For me, it shows the lack of winning capable bikes.
  12. WSobchak

    WSobchak MoTard

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    Exactly why I'd like to see bikes a little closer to each other, which would probably make them less prototype and more restricted... but I think it would make for better racing and give you a better idea of the riders' skill.
  13. dontlr

    dontlr Banned

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    Honda doesn't want any part of your intelligent idea's Mr.. :lol3

    They want to do everything in their powers to show HRC superiority :deal
  14. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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  15. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    It sure seems that with all that's going on now 2013 is a good year to watch racing in MotoGP, and 2014 and 2015 are looking good too.

    I've got mixed feelings about the prototype thing. On the one hand, that's what this class seems to be all about, unlimited technology. But, if one or two manufacturers dominate then it gets boring.
  16. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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  17. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    there are many others who fall into this category in motogp,most with far better backgrounds than KA
  18. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    bullshit.Tell me how many podiums and wins CE has had.To single out KA and say he is an asterisk is unfonded.As i illustrate above there are others who have similar records in Motogp
  19. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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  20. EKIN

    EKIN Just Do It

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