Yooperbikemike's 2014 MotoGP Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Get ready for changing fortunes at Ducati. Dovi will have a good year.
  2. Mighty Kentor

    Mighty Kentor Been here awhile

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    Not on the Ducati.
  3. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Wasn't that what JB thought 2 years ago? :huh

    Then again, maybe Gigi can turn the TT around. Wouldn't that make for a more interesting season.
  4. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE Looking for 7th gear...

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    and don't forget Lorenzo won more races than Marquez and he suffered a badly broken collarbone. and as far as the bikes go yes they were evenly matched at some tracks and the ones they weren't the hondas had a significant advantage..Austin and Indy were two.
    In the whole scheme of things I want to see Rossi get back on the top step of the podium and the great thing is we will get to see it all play out :clap
  5. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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  6. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  7. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Not quite. Ducati is testing a "hybrid" 2013/14 TT and won't test the open version.

    Same old, same old...
  8. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    NH is looking pretty lean these days.
  9. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Crash.net is now posting a running test day commentary every few minutes.
  10. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  11. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE Looking for 7th gear...

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    Pos Rider Team Fastest lap Lead. Gap Prev. Gap Laps Last lap
    1 ROSSI, Valentino Yamaha Factory Racing 2:01.941 8 / 9 1:09.812
    2 PEDROSA, Dani Repsol Honda Team 2:02.227 0.286 0.286 5 / 8 2:03.039
    3 MARQUEZ, Marc Repsol Honda Team 2:02.718 0.777 0.491 5 / 6 1:11.713
    4 BRADL, Stefan LCR Honda MotoGP 2:03.122 1.181 0.404 4 / 4 2:03.122
    5 IANNONE, Andrea Pramac Racing 2:03.214 1.273 0.092 4 / 6 1:14.241
    6 LORENZO, Jorge Yamaha Factory Racing 2:03.309 1.368 0.095 3 / 4 1:11.545
    7 BAUTISTA, Alvaro GO&FUN Honda Gresini 2:03.935 1.994 0.626 3 / 4 1:09.932
    8 NAKASUGA, Katsuyuki Yamaha Factory Test Team 2:03.967 2.026 0.032 2 / 7 25:24.662
    9 PIRRO, Michele Ducati Test Team 2:03.972 2.031 0.005 4 / 5 1:14.516
    10 ESPARGARO, Pol Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2:04.139 2.198 0.167 4 / 6 1:09.745
  12. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Because the Asian market is mad about MGP. Even if they're just straddling 125s and scooters, they want to see their tank badge on race day. In that context they do see on Monday what races on Sunday.

    And they don't want to be ranked behind Mahindra. :deal
  13. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Rossi for the win and another good year without that punk-ass Aussie.

    Does that help?




    :hide
  14. azkiwi

    azkiwi message in a bottle

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    Tires might be a big part of the story for the Open Class this year.

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  15. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Very interesting results


    Pos Rider Team Fastest lap Lead. Gap Prev. Gap Laps Last lap
    1 MARQUEZ, Marc Repsol Honda Team 2:00.286 52 / 62 2:08.860
    2 ROSSI, Valentino Yamaha Factory Racing 2:00.804 0.518 0.518 58 / 61 1:13.131
    3 PEDROSA, Dani Repsol Honda Team 2:00.906 0.620 0.102 73 / 75 1:56.310
    4 LORENZO, Jorge Yamaha Factory Racing 2:01.082 0.796 0.176 26 / 47 1:06.182
    5 BAUTISTA, Alvaro GO&FUN Honda Gresini 2:01.240 0.954 0.158 48 / 52 1:40.406
    6 BRADL, Stefan LCR Honda MotoGP 2:01.320 1.034 0.080 31 / 61 2:11.309
    7 ESPARGARO, Aleix NGM Mobile Forward Racing 2:01.419 1.133 0.099 19 / 26 47:34.143
    8 IANNONE, Andrea Pramac Racing 2:01.538 1.252 0.119 38 / 44 1:07.922
    9 ESPARGARO, Pol Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2:01.634 1.348 0.096 42 / 48 1:16.624
    10 SMITH, Bradley Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2:01.876 1.590 0.242 54 / 55 1:21.505
    11 EDWARDS, Colin NGM Mobile Forward Racing 2:02.483 2.197 0.607 25 / 26 1:11.147
    12 DOVIZIOSO, Andrea Ducati Team 2:02.497 2.211 0.014 21 / 27 1:51.098
    13 PIRRO, Michele Ducati Test Team 2:02.552 2.266 0.055 47 / 48 1:16.488
    14 CRUTCHLOW, Cal Ducati Team 2:02.860 2.574 0.308 16 / 38 15:47.051
    15 HERNANDEZ, Yonny Energy T.I. Pramac Racing 2:02.891 2.605 0.031 28 / 49 1:19.163
    16 NAKASUGA, Katsuyuki Yamaha Factory Test Team 2:03.126 2.840 0.235 14 / 35 1:12.528
    17 HAYDEN, Nicky Drive M7 Aspar 2:03.319 3.033 0.193 53 / 56 2:16.089
    18 AOYAMA, Hiroshi Drive M7 Aspar 2:03.328 3.042 0.009 49 / 51 1:10.151
    19 DE PUNIET, Randy Suzuki Test Team 2:03.893 3.607 0.565 47 / 75 1:26.204
    20 AKIYOSHI, Kosuke HRC Test Team 2:04.267 3.981 0.374 27 / 64 1:11.932
    21 REDDING, Scott GO&FUN Honda Gresini 2:04.431 4.145 0.164 41 / 48 1:15.367
    22 BARBERA, Hector Avintia Racing 2:04.922 4.636 0.491 34 / 44 2:16.544
    23 DI MEGLIO, Mike Avintia Racing 2:05.825 5.539 0.903 50 / 51 1:19.253
    24 PARKES, Broc Paul Bird Motorport 2:05.889 5.603 0.064 32 / 40 1:19.320
    25 LAVERTY, Michael Paul Bird Motorsport 2:06.070 5.784 0.181 14 / 14 1:25.077
    26 ABRAHAM, Karel Cardion AB Motoracing 2:06.755 6.469 0.685 21 / 41 1:17.323
  16. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Excellent commentary from Krop

  17. mdubya

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  18. Turder

    Turder Throttle engineer

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    Customer Hondas looked slow. Wonder if the laptimes released last fall were just a marketing trick, don't want to think so. Or yet another bike that Stoner was massively faster than any other rider?:D
  19. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    :rofl:rofl


    I thought Suppo's comments in the GP One article were very defensive.
  20. mdubya

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    Poor Cal.

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