BSB » Hudson Kennaugh to MAR Kawasaki


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Martin - Unregistered

March 25, 2010 10:12 PM

He struggled last time he was in BSB, but he's not the only rider to fail to succeed with Rob Mac. He's flaky and temperamental, but the talent's there - can Malcolm deliver with the bike?

Wesley - Unregistered

March 25, 2010 10:52 PM

Not too bad for Kennaugh. The BSB Evo class is a good step up from the little 600s and a chance to impress.

Is the TT going to be on BBC or Eurosport?

D - Unregistered

March 26, 2010 8:22 AM

A lot of negative comments on this subject,Why???? All i've seen in the past is a very privateer team doing a good job with limited resources, and a cracking rider that demands a lot. Am i missing something?

Rich - Unregistered

March 26, 2010 8:55 AM

He's young, he's ambitious, he's talented, and he's not happy unless everything is to his liking.

I could be wrong and its not the same for everyone but isnt that the same recipe for a lot of champions gone by in the sport?

I was at Mallory Park at a test day when HK first jumped on the ZX6R BSS last season and he was incredibly quick from the off and a seemingly nice guy off the bike. I was stood talking to him for about 20 mins about bikes and life in general just passing the time till it was his time to go out again.

I'm sure there are people he rubs up the wrong way because he strives for perfection and sometimes oversteps the mark to get there.
I wish HK and MAR best of luck

MD - Unregistered

March 26, 2010 9:13 AM

Rich:

not sure 'Prima Donnas' ever really get to be true champions.

Ref: Max Biaggi. No bike ever built that could match that guy's talent - apparently.

I remember Schwantz after riding a near-stock uncompetitive (in anyone else's hands) GSXR in the Transatlantics in 1986 - just shrugged and said 'you pull the wires a bit harder'.

He went on to do the same on the inferior Suzuki 500 for many years.

Now THAT'S a champion!

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