MotoGP » Crutchlow rebounds for 'stronger' Sepang finish


"There area five or six guys at the top that can challenge for race wins and to the rest we're not losing that much" - Cal Crutchlow.

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yamaha r1 - Unregistered

February 28, 2011 3:19 PM

I like cal and i just hope and prey that he can cut it in moto gp and just doesnt end up making up the numbers like all the other brits before him!!!

GOOD LUCK FOR 2011 CAL AND SHOW THE WORLD THAT US BRITS CAN CUT MOTO GP

reknaw - Unregistered

February 28, 2011 3:22 PM

sorry to say yamaha r1 but making up the numbers is exactly what Crutchlow will be doing. I dont think he will be anywhere near as good as the Brits before him!

Don-R

February 28, 2011 3:29 PM
Last Edited 1241 days ago

Good analysis and an honest appraisal it seems to me. He certainly has a tough challenge ahead.

However, 0.5s away from Rossi and Hayden on his first visit to Sepang and only his 4th time on the bike - while recovering from food poisoning - is encouraging. The lap time he put in would have been the fastest in last year's race, so he's by no means slow. He reckons he's still only 50% comfortable with the bike so there's plenty to come. He'll get there.

RawDawg

February 28, 2011 3:43 PM
Last Edited 1241 days ago

Hey Crash, MCN already used that pic of Cal in their article - the one they wrote and posted 5 days ago.

Anyway, I say give him a chance. Simoncelli and Aoyama didn't set the paddock on fire the first half of their rookie year.

grantrd

February 28, 2011 3:47 PM

this guy is so far out of his depth.....disagree all you like but its a very safe bet he will just be making up the numbers.
There are better British riders out there to fly the flag....

KTMKen

February 28, 2011 3:55 PM
Last Edited 1241 days ago

I've got a friendly wager with my old buddy Darkwaknight! Cal has to place top 8 in the series this year and get *two* podiums and a pole. On the flip side Spies has to win two races outright and finish the season top 5. Game on DWN!

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