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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 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.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 02, 2016 2:42 PM

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP test times - Tuesday (Final)


Codger: Sash.....why are you bashing Dovi ? 3rd in the World on a Honda. Only the 'Aliens' scored more podiums last year. A World champion. I notice that your final list only consisted of 'Aliens'. Maybe only top 4 is good enough for you ?
I am not bashing him, I am just telling that I can not get a good feel on how good he really is. He is a solid finisher but not really a killer / motogp world champion rider. Can he really ride a Ducati or any bike to a WC? That's my question. Last year for example started great and promising but he faded into the background after the first couple of races.

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 02, 2016 2:01 PM

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP test times - Tuesday (Final)


Last year I already wondered how good is Ducati's lineup really? This is only testing and Ianone showed some good racing last year. But how good is Doviziosio? I couldn't tell on the Honda - not as good as Stoner or Pedrosa for sure-, maybe level with Crutchlow on a Yamaha... Even his 250 years were hard to judge. What could Stoner do on this bike if he ran all season (trained and focussed), what could Pedrosa do? Lorenzo or even Rossi given the current state of the bike?

Sasha Alexandrovich

February 02, 2016 2:45 PM

MotoGP » Pedrosa: New engine not a big difference from before


Technicians at Honda are stubborn aren't they? Focussed on peak power they sacrifice all else and look proud and happy at their dyno charts. The technical achievement is there. That it is unusable to ride to a WC is the team's problem. Solve it with electronics, chassis, riders, tires, whatever. The engine is good. Some things never change.


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