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Sasha Alexandrovich

February 11, 2016 4:10 PM

MotoGP » Honda: Main concern is the electronics

Our unrideable engine is fine, it's the electronics fault. What Ducati, Yamaha and Suzuki don't have any trouble? Their engine must be inferior. What? Yamaha was faster? We just need some chassis finetuning. The engine is great. Everyone at Honda thinks so. So typical Honda. Honda does not make bad engines. No discussion possible. The laws of nature will be found to be wrong before we will find any problem with our Honda engine. It must be that filthy Magneti Marelli software.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 10, 2016 8:26 AM

F1 » Max Yamabiko: F1 will pay a big price for token gesture

Renault is going to regret that they have stayed in F1. Mercedes, Ferrari and even Honda are going to spend huge amounts of money while Renault does not have the will to do so. Renault will have to build a whole new design to get even near where Mercedes were end of 2015. But when that is ready, Mercedes is happily performing at a end of 2017 level. Look at what Mercedes spend, deduct what Renault spend and add two years of spending to that. That is what Renault needs to get near Mercedes. If they use that money wisely that is. No Fernando is going to help with that. Fernando is looking at what Honda is doing and must be quite happy he is not at Renault for the next 5 years.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 10, 2016 8:50 AM

MotoGP » No ‘adaptive strategies’ for single ECU

Lorenzo and others can run consistent clean laps, lap after lap after lap if he needs to. Advanced ECU's can cover up mistakes, but it will still cost laptime. A consistent error free rider doesn't need the ECU to hide his mistakes, the ECU simply doesn't have to take over. It matters less if it is there or not, no matter how advanced it is. I do wonder, for example, after Bradley Smith's comment that the Michelins fade after 2/3ths of the race if that was really about the tires or the difference in software that he felt. Will be very interesting to see what happens at the races. Some really interesting things can happen in the midfield.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 03, 2016 2:56 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: I did more of the dirty work than Lorenzo

JedPB67: Banging out a few mega fast laps doesn't really give much useful feedback to Yamaha.
Lorenzo is not banging out a few mega fast laps, Lorenzo is banging out a consistent high multi-lap pace. Which means that he already has the bike where he wants it. The data is available to Yamaha, but the other riders don't ride like Lorenzo. Lorenzo's fast laps are just as valuable for tire temp, tire degradation, fuel consumption and whatever as Rossi's experimental setup laps. Maybe even more so, as these laps show Yamaha what happens when the bike is consistently pushed to a high race pace..

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 03, 2016 3:00 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: I did more of the dirty work than Lorenzo

DontTesttheX: What he is saying is that Lorenzo rides for himself and Rossi rides for Yamaha collectively to improve the situation. In other words, Rossi 'tests' and Lorenzo rides for ego.
Bwhahahahaha. Really? I think Lorenzo has the bike there where he can ride it to another WC and Rossi is still adapting to the whole new situation. His formulation with "doing the dirty work" is nothing else than a dirty mindgame that doesn't work anymore. Really getting tired of his press antics.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 05, 2016 9:02 AM

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP Test: Top 50 laps

BReed: Lorenzos gonna be hard to deal with this year
I think we should wait for Lorenzo to do a run longer than 4 laps before making such a claim. Yes, he's always fast, but lets see his performance after another 18 laps first.
Very valid point. I reckon his front tyre would be in tatters
Knowledgeable people at the track have argued that Lorenzo's style is easy on the tires. He can make them last.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 03, 2016 4:00 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: I did more of the dirty work than Lorenzo

If you think that a rider can tell his team that he will not test parts, than you are delusional. When Yamaha says: Lorenzo, today you will test these suspension settings, these brake pads, and these frame modifications, he will have to do it and will do it. All this arrogant and lazy bull**** is just that, bull**** when it comes to doing what your boss tells you to do.

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