MotoGP » PICS: Jorge Lorenzo gets launched from the lead


"I tried to overtake Ellison and made a mistake on the wet tarmac. A big highside" - Jorge Lorenzo.

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Fan - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 5:28 PM

Totally his own fault, he should have been more patient and passed on an easier part of the track. There was nowhere for Ellison to go, or risk falling himself. Lorenzos ego goes to his head and things like this happen.

Look at Dani, much more focused and calm, like a true champ.

shamarone

November 11, 2012 5:31 PM

re: "Where was the CRT bike meant to go? Onto the wet part of the track and crash himself?"

nope, to pit lane... and then from pit lane to the crusher. any chance there's such thing as a mobile crusher...? can just park that puppy out back of the garages come season's end for quick and tidy disposal. why take up space in the lorries...? honestly.

breal - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 5:59 PM

i can not beleive how this crt(snail) is not getting blamed for this. a lapped rider is not supposed to get out of the racing line? are you serious? i honestly cant believe this......and im gonna have to get a new remote in the process.

John - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 5:59 PM

With respect to Jorge, Understand he was trying to impress moto fans.
But, this crash would not happened if he still fighting for WC with Dani and Play Safe.

Brave move Jorge - Unregistered

November 11, 2012 6:02 PM

Lorenzo hunting not to plan in the race, as it went on. Good decision to recognize set up before festivities.

My grades:
Dismount 8 of 10
Airtime 10 of 10
Recovery 100 of 10
Disgrace 0 of 10

Blue flag means??

During the practice sessions, the rider concerned must keep his line and slow down gradually to allow the faster rider to pass him.

During the race, the rider concerned is about to be lapped. Also, this flag is shown to a rider leaving the pit lane if traffic is approaching on the track.

How can anyone miss the BLUE FLAG in those conditions?


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