MotoGP » Marquez: I just touched Pedrosa a little bit


Rookie MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez talks Dani Pedrosa incident - Race Direction launches investigation...

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jambop

September 29, 2013 3:58 PM

Ah here comes the DP get out clause. If anything happen because of this incident in terms of race positions then there is something vey wrong with moto gp. MM never took DP out DP fell because he lost control of his machine. The contact that may have taken place did not cause DP to lose control of his bike! Honda need to look at their bike because if something like this can happen from such a very slight contact there is a major safety issue with this bike !

LLarry

September 29, 2013 4:04 PM

How ridiculous for race direction to be launching an investigation.
The touch was ever so slight and if that damaged a sensor or wire sufficiently to cause an accident then this is a design flaw that Honda needs to fix.
If MM is in any way penalised for this, then MotoGP is nothing but a fix and farce.

Vilas46

September 29, 2013 4:05 PM
Last Edited 325 days ago

jambop

Cant agree more.. was just unfortune for Pedrosa because i was really thinking that was Pedrosa own mistake.. only when i read about sensor was when i say to me WTF really was that the probleme?? i couldnt bealive.. really just to show how riders only think on the electronic feeling..lolo Funny think i had one friend that crash is car when he was parking the car only because he was just waiting for the BIP of the sensor and didnt wach is mirror to loock beahind FK electronics..lolo

TalentFan

September 29, 2013 4:11 PM

Once a situation deviates from parameters a system can cope with (or a failure / damage like this) and the rider is exposed to a MASSIVE change in performance in such a violent manner he has no opportunity or control mechanism. Result? LAUNCH!

So what if a human cant handle 250hp without electronic intervention? Then restrict the output TO a level where the very best humans CAN. Save a fortune on the costs while we are at it.

Then the very best riders in the world can prove who is best using their own skills with even machines an provide spectacular PROPER, REAL RACING.

Enough of this overhyped geeky laptop nonsense.

JcRacing

September 29, 2013 4:12 PM

It was a very small loop on the wire that apparently got caught by the equally small elbow dragger on Marquez's leathers. I'll bet MM couldn't get it to do that again even with Pedrosa's bike on a stand.

dellortodiagonale

September 29, 2013 4:14 PM
Last Edited 325 days ago

The usual Marquez: talented but raging, too self confident and dangerous.
Somebody should calm him down a little and teach him some respect and good racing manners.
Really sorry for Pedrosa, he didn't deserve it.

P.S.: I think that a true champion should overtake his opponents, not hit or risk to hit them every time.

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