Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. mdubya

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    Today is almost over. It was very hot and not ideal for fast laps this afternoon.

    Pedrosa and Lorenzo both set their fast laps on their 4th laps out this AM.
  2. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    pedro looking good.Honda seem to have solved the chatter??
  3. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Good point.

    If it remains unchanged, the gap between Jorge and Vale is just 0.113....
  4. mdubya

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    Rossi put in a flyer just after lunch. They are working hard! Vale and JLo have both done 60 laps today!!!
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    Rossi talks about day 2

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  7. bootzilla

    bootzilla Blah Blah, Woof Woof

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    And probably not complaining at all about getting looked past for the factory Duc, I'd bet! Good to see him running strong.

    MM looked damn impressive - the kid definitely looked like he's got the brass to to take over for Casey.

    I thought it was interesting that Suzuki was hanging out this week at the track, and that Dorna said they are more than welcome back...as long as they come in with an existing team. Pramac, anyone?? Sure would explain Big Ben agreeing to fight with that tractor for a season.
  8. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    I will hold off commenting too negatively on the AudCati times until they actually introduce the latest version .

    I hope they can improve a lot and get Nicky back in the hunt.
  9. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    :1drink
  10. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Stoner did a 1:59.6 in 2011. Sepang 1, day 3.
  11. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Ducati got so much bad publicity from the "dream marriage", that turned sour. Even more now, when everyone can see, that it was the bike, that held Rossi back.

    And in that respect, I am totally amazed, that they changed nothing. Tells you something, just how screwed they are.
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    Pol Esparago was only 0.4 sec behind Dovi, on a crt!


    Four wheels good, two wheels better
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    DLRider Been here awhile

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    I will second that opinion. Probably not the championship this year but I believe Dani and Lorenzo are going to be pissed more than once this year..... Just saying!!! :ear
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    DLRider Been here awhile

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  15. fdl3

    fdl3 Adventurer

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    I thought tobacco sponsors were banned?!
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  16. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Will we see the Audi logo on the Ducati kit once the bike is faster?
  17. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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    I think we'll see some off-seat drama between the seasoned vets and the "irresponsible" noob! Shades of Simo.
  18. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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  19. wiseblood

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    I've gotta say... given his performance in the second half of last year, and these three days at Sepang, Dani is on fire!
  20. swimmer

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    He was also on fire when Casey low sided trying to keep up with him last year in Germany. Unapologetic Pedrosa fan boi here. Would be so stoked for him to win the championship this year.