MotoGP » Cal Crutchlow 'speaking to five teams'

Report Comment

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.

Let's not get carried away by believing everything the media claims Cal to be saying. The media are only interested in making a story, and Cal himself is only saying what he wants others to think. Regarding contract negotiations, he only tells the media what he wants to be circulated to enhance his prospects. There's nothing wrong with this, everyone does it - posters here probably do it when they want a pay raise, or when they are trying to place themselves in the spotlight to get a deal. Cal would be stupid to show all his cards at this stage in his contract aspirations. And he isn't stupid. So far he has wrung at least two "final offers" from Lin and Herve, which shows that his strategy of playing one bidder against another is working in his favour. And he learned last year that Ducati can't be trusted - they may just be tempting Cal to burn his bridges like happened last year, just to put him out of contention and move their bikes forward.. Frank Williams did the same to Damon Hill

© 1999 - 2015 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.