Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Rossi clearly believes in himself. After the first few laps, his times often equal the times of the leaders. If the variable is bike set up, perhaps someone who looks at things with a new set of eyes can get the start of race set up better for Rossi.

    Besides, I wouldn't want to continue working with someone who really does not think I have it in me to win, when I feel/think otherwise. So good for so many years, hey, lets try a new approach.
  2. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    JB was willing to retire a few years ago already, maybe he is actually past his prime? Not saying he's the one, who has prevented VR to do better, and I know he used to be a champion maker, but who knows, a new approach might be a good thing for Vale's side of the team.


    Get the feeling that 2014 could very well be Rossi´s last season in MotoGP... I mean, if he does not improve, then it´s hard to see, why he would still go on. And if he improves so much, that he takes the title, then all the more reasons to leave while you´re at the top (..and I know that it sounds like fantasy right now).

    The only scenario, where he might still want to ride in 2015, is that he improves considerably, and gets very very close, but does not win the title. Well I guess it is a possibility, too.
  3. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    As sad as it is to think or type, time is the factor. All of us lose a step, slow a tick, then a slip here and there.
    I don't think Rossi can win another race with Pedrosa, Lorenzo and Marquez in the mix. I will say it, Rossi won't win another race or get on the box with those three healthy and in the race.
    He is and has been racing for 4th against the satellite bikes.
  4. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Been here awhile

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    I think Rossi still has some victories in him with the three aliens healthy. Although a tenth title seems out of reach.
  5. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    I predict that Rossi will win again, at Assen, 2014. :gerg

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  6. dsilver1007

    dsilver1007 Been here awhile

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    I think it was both of them not believing too much in each other which could have led to the split. JB didnt/doesnt think Rossi has it left, and Rossi couldnt have been happy with JB when they were at Ducati...Rossi is very calculating and his decision wasnt made over night (at least i dont think). I hope Rossi whens some more races and would love to see him get one more title, if he doesnt he would still be the best to ever do it in my opinion :clap
  7. Zeekster

    Zeekster Been here awhile

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    I'm wondering if it was Rossi's or Yamahas choice to pick the new crew chief?..:deal:ear
  8. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Rossi's.

    They have worked together previously.
  9. HoneyBunz

    HoneyBunz Long timer

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    Rossi only needs a couple tenths per lap to hang with the front three. I believe he will be more competitive next year. That said, I think Jorge will be the faster of the two.
  10. DougZ73

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

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    Jlo..IS the faster of the two..has been for a few years now. :D
  11. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  12. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    Good to see a post from the far away frozen north country.

    I am going through racing withdrawal at the moment, sitting on pins and needles waiting for the new season to begin !!

    Dakar starts soon , then the Rolex 24hr , Moto GP can't be far away now :D:1drink:clap:freaky
  13. DougZ73

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

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    SX starts this Saturday. :D

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  14. Clem Kevin

    Clem Kevin Nude With Boots

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    You just reminded me to ask for the 24th off of work. Thanks!
  15. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  17. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    RichBeBe All Hail Seitan!!!

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