You are about to report the comment below to the Crash.Net moderators as being abusive. An abusive comment may contain profanity, personal attacks or commercial SPAM.
Please do not report this comment as being abusive if you simply disagree with the comment posted. If this is the case then you can click on the "disagree" icon () in the upper right of the comment's post to show your dissatisfaction.
Crash.Net moderators will view all reported comments and will act as they deem necessary. This may be editing the comment or total deletion.
I don't think anybody is really making too much of the Rossi thing, despite the headline. It was just a good solid ride from Cal that indicated some real progress as a MotoGP rider.
I wouldn't be surprised though if the recent fortunes of the Tech 3 riders were reversed this weekend. Colin went really well here last year, beating Spies to finish 5th, while Motegi is one of those stop-and-go circuits with heavy braking points that have given Crutchlow problems this year. If he can again show the level of confidence he had in Aragon, then maybe the setup/front end problems really are over with.
Engine performance from the Tech 3 bikes could again be an issue for both though. Esp. on that 6th-gear back straight.