MotoGP » 2013 MotoGP Testing: Summary so far...


Average positions and lap time improvement by the 2013 MotoGP field after two of the three official pre-season tests.


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TalentFan

March 22, 2013 9:54 AM
Last Edited 637 days ago

@ Realist (with my above scenario actually playing out...) Wouldn't it be ironic if after Carmelo went to all that effort to get Vale onto a competitive , that it turned out that VR actually WASN'T on a competitive bike (over the season that is)?

Dorna believe that a front-running and competitive Rossi is very good for business, keeping fans tuning in, and by definition exposure and revenue for MGP.
After all thats gone on - if this backfired as Dorna have allowed Honda to influence the rules and the 5-engine nonsense DOES make Yamaha Factory uncompetitive, in 1 stroke alienating a huge fanbase and negative publicity, with ensuing loss of sponsors and problems...

Would I be only one thinking that its damned funny, and Karma? Maybe MotoGP will end up being a one-make series after all eh -as only Honda will want to be in MGP as they run it anyway?

Never mind - Dorna can get Rossi to defect to WSBK, and milk him for a few more years there instead, so that'll be all right then.

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