MotoGP » 125: Nico Terol - Q&A


A Q&A with newly crowned 125cc world champion Nico Terol, supplied by the Aspar team.

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ACAB - Unregistered

November 11, 2011 12:28 PM

It was so heartwarming hearing his fans at Cheste cheering his rivals fall giving him the Championship.

Zero respect for NT, best team, bike, the lot. He hid from MOTO2 because he knew he would get swallowed and could not be guaranteed an easy ride to a MOTOGP Factory ride.

A World Champion who would probably not make the top 10 in BSB if he did not have the best bike.

cpwmonkey - Unregistered

November 11, 2011 12:59 PM

I won't be as harsh as the critic above, but certainly I don't feel the best man won the championship. Zarco was on inferior equipment, and had he not been stripped on his win in Catalunya then he could be champ.

JapLance

November 11, 2011 1:30 PM
Last Edited 1105 days ago

We could list a hundred what ifs about Terol and Zarco, but in the end, as with most long term championships, the best prevailed.

Nico has been through injures, mechanic fails and a rival trying to push him out of the track in Montmelo (a well deserved penalty in my opinion). Of course, he had the best equipment, and also the best team, but Zarco was simply too irregular to be champion, and cracked under pressure.

Vinales impressed me far more than the French.

patrick hummel

November 12, 2011 3:38 PM

i never liked the aspar raching team because they always go for something they now that wil be fast on their bikes simon came from 250cc and had some awesome pace at the end of the season on his ktm then you have bradly smith who also showd amazing pace on the polaris rsa bike then the 23 year old terol he should have been in 250cc afther the great year he had on the jack an jones bike that why i feel he dosent deserve this because i feel he should have left 125cc clas along time ago

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