MotoGP » No seamless gearbox for Yamaha at Brno

"It is the big question that me and Jorge ask the Japanese every morning!" - Valentino Rossi.

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August 22, 2013 7:09 PM

What a pity, i was expecting at Brno but i guess that only for the end of the year!! with this news aim not so shure about Yamaha for this GP.. last year Pedrosa won was able to keep making laps with Lorenzo and only on the final lap was decied Honda Power save the day to Pedrosa.. Maybe this time thankx to the previous test yamaha can be stronger but to beat Marquez i dunno..


August 22, 2013 7:36 PM

Yamaha dont want to be world champions this season??
Why did they sign up for then?

Really embarrassing. Hampering their own progres isnt the way to fight for the wins.

At least they could give it to the their least-scrorer factory rider, in order to test it in race conditions. This way, they could keep the other on the fight for the title, while they develop the upgrades.

I really dont understand this decision!


August 22, 2013 10:02 PM

I think from now till november, it is damage control for the Yamaha Factory Riders.
By the time Yamaha finishes their own reliability testing and redesigning prior to race of their new box it will be too little too late.


August 22, 2013 10:19 PM

So inevitably a super star is burning out and new stars are born.

This can have sad feelings and beginings of lack of interest among moto GP fans. (From die hard fans to wives and kids who used to be entertained which is handy if not cool)

Unfortunately the rising stars just don't seem to have the flair off the track.

I watch moto gp on Tv mostly (much preferably sky Eurosport as comentry else where is a :)

I love racing but withought the fun side of Rossi celebration style wins and big wheelies after close battles to the finish line, where is it going? A celebrating little finger off the grip over the line? A nod of the head? A foot off a peg?

Maybe this is why a lot of the Rossi fans out there are praying for him to keep winning?(me included) Not necessarily the rider but the way the rider wins is an important entertainment factor in the sport.

I love GP for the racing of course but miss the days of Rossi climbing fences, dressing up for a laugh etc even lorenzos effort was a

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