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.
People who say Ducati have sold out and are just copying the japanese teams are wrong. GP racing isn't about being unique it's about winning.
Do none of you read any other reports on crash or on other sites?
Ducati introduces the stressed member frame before in-season testing was restricted and before engine limits were imposed. Now, with current engine limits it is ipractical to have the engine as part of the frame, it does not allow you many chances to develope your bike. Read Ducatis press releases from the past couple of days, there are very sound engineering reasons to go with this frame, it's not a case of selling out of just pandering to Rossi's demands.
This, combined with the new testing regulations will give Ducati a much better chance of being competative.