Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. dontlr

    dontlr Banned

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    Lap times update: Marquez 2'07.046, Pedrosa 2'07.284, Bradl 2'07.974, Lorenzo 2'08.244, Rossi 2'08.492


    .242 behind his teammate is way off the pace? I see a Yamaha issue with both of them being slower.
  2. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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    New bike, new track, testing, and a little wisdom? :rofl:rofl
  3. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    +1. Dialing in the bike, new track, older, wiser, play it on the safe side.


    MM is fantastic. He is showing a lot of balls and skills. Can't wait till race day!
  4. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    That was an hour ago.
  5. dontlr

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    Looks like HRC has finished it's testing program and is now out for fast times
  6. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    Why do you say that? We have nothing for go by for reference. For all we know their fast laps could be in the sub-2:00s.
  7. swimmer

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    Oh damn, going into that turn 2 down the hill looks fun.:clap
  8. Hevy Kevy

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    MM has the speed and see's it all in slow motion, like all the greats do. If he can get a handle on tire management, he will win, theres nothing to hold him back. Just sayin :clap
  9. mdubya

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    Rossi says Austin is a fun track.

    Marquez says Austin is a complicated track.

    I wouldn't put too much stock in lap times. They are all still learning their way around, trying to get a baseline set up.

    The bottom line is, these 5 riders will have a head start when they come to race. And Marquez is just plain fast. What learning curve?
  10. mdubya

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    Codewheeney Hoopy Frood

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  12. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    #93 putting some wear on the elbow sliders:

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  13. mdubya

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    Oops. :D
  15. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    May the better caffeinated man win.
  16. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    COTA Test Day1 - Marquez 55 laps - 2'04.619 / Pedrosa 59L - 2'05.047 / Lorenzo 54L - 2'05.291 / Bradl 50L - 2'06.053 / Rossi 68L - 2'06.507

    No crashes and top of the chart -- good day for MM.
  17. mdubya

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  19. mdubya

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