MotoGP » Ellison aims for improvement at Jerez


'It was a tough weekend mentally in Qatar as I didn't gel with the bike as much as I was hoping until the race' - James Ellison

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oh dear - Unregistered

April 26, 2012 7:12 PM

@ tomcol. If it's the taking part that counts then why do they award points and positions and then at the end of the season crown the person with the most "taking part points" a world champion? So Rossi is a multi "it's the taking part that counts" champion everybody. And I thought it was a touch more important than that.

roadking03 - Unregistered

April 27, 2012 4:40 AM

@Md Zane....Have to agree with you, Half of these poster on here probably can't ride for ****e,and don't have the groin to lay it down in a corner...or go 200mph plus....James can ride with the best,just hasn't had the best rides at his disposal, but got what he could out of the ones he rode.

oh dear - Unregistered

April 27, 2012 8:04 AM

Disagree with that. He had a very good yamaha in bsb and had is butt kicked by what is now proving to be a very average rider in camier. He aslo had a very good bike last year in wss. If he could ride with the best of them he would've been doing better than he had done

McbainUK

April 27, 2012 8:48 AM

Considering he'd not raced a Supersport since 2002 IIRC, I think he did pretty good toward the end of the year.

He gave SorryMate their first ever podium in BSB in the same season.

As I've said before, he's got a lot of experience which is precisely what PBM want. They don't need a young charger throwing it at the scenery every race. What would they learn from that!?! James is fast and can help them develop the bike.

Oh dear - Unregistered

April 27, 2012 3:56 PM

Yes. He has so much experience and set up prowress that it took him a season to set up a tuned road bike on the best team in the wss paddock. Just what pbm are looking for. A talented development rider. He couldn't develop spots in the midst of puberty.

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