MotoGP » Valentino Rossi 'pays a high price' for traction


"We were able to improve the traction a bit, but we lost the good balance of the M1. So we paid a high price" – Valentino Rossi.

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Realist

February 27, 2013 5:44 PM
Last Edited 549 days ago

@ 99 Crystal Ball


Crikey! Agreeing with you AGAIN? Well said. The world must truly be ending. :)

It annoys me that people use the Ducati as the "true" measuring tool of a championship rider.

Johann Herbst - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 6:26 PM

I have travelled the world following Rossi and I know he will be up there this year but can he catch Lorenzo and Pedrosa I don't think so podiums yes he Still is Boss of too GP
Go Rossi

damo46 - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 6:28 PM

seeing as rossi ant been on the bike for 2 years he not doing bad and he s had electrical problems he s just got to find a good setup with the bike and get a bit more confidence in it after he been riding a tank for 2 year

R6ryder - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 7:30 PM

For what it's worth Rossi did more 01's than cal and about the same as Marquez . Also he did more laps within a second of his fastest lap than cal. So the overall fastest lap isn't the most important thing.

TedG

February 27, 2013 7:59 PM

The best part about all of this is the drama that is going to unfold in the near future. Who will prevail???? Hopefully we are in for races that have us on the edge of our seats.

kiwibob - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 8:36 PM

LifeLong46Fan - Unregistered why do people like you tell lies about stoner running away what a joke . we have been lucky to watch so many good riders like stoner dani lorenzo and rossi and i for one can respect all of them for the job they do . Rossi will be up the front end this year because he is back on a bike he can ride i always said he could still ride a bike fast just not the duc as the facts show only one person has been able to adapt to the duc . will be fun to watch mm improve this year as he is good and like him or not he is the same as stoner he is a very talented rider end of as anyone who loves gp will tell you we want to watch racers i don,t care what they do off track

brs - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 8:38 PM

h... some1 may get mad reading these comments. there is nothing like the comments saying . but its still interesting to read them , a great time pass!!

Ich - Unregistered

February 27, 2013 9:41 PM

Don't slate me, I'm not attacking anybody -and actually I'm a Rossi fan-, just making an observation for a discussion's sake.

Rossi, with a bike that has improved (he said so as well), is still (very) far away from his 2010 test time.

Might this suggest us that age is has lost something in the last years?
I quite possible, if not likely..

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