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monster

June 22, 2011 8:54 AM

MotoGP » Lorenzo looking to 'pressure' Stoner


@ wahabi is dead Hate to rain on your parade, but Rossi left Yamaha because he gave them a "him or me" ultimatum regarding Lorenzo. The "sharing/using another riders data" thing is a bit of toss too, if 2 riders have exactly the same weight, height, seat location and riding style then the other riders data might be useful. The real information is in the telemetry. The only top line rider(up until this year) who was sharing his telemetry with anyone was Stoner who not only giving it to his team mates but also the Premac riders as well. Rossi is a great rider and has won a lot of championships and is the best "promotion machine" for bike racing since Barry Sheene...but he is no faster than any of the current "aliens" without a bike advantage(Yamaha 2008/9) ....you just need to take off your yellow tinted glasses and have a look

monster

June 16, 2011 4:07 AM

MotoGP » Six new MotoGP 2012 entries announced


Good points from a lot of poster's on this topic. If a R1 or RSV4 motor is used in a CRT bike, the bore can be increased from the standard 79mm to 81mm and de-stroked to keep it under 1000cc. You'd probably get another 1000rpm with this and another 15HP, this would bring a CRT bike up to 230 to 250 HP ...but would that be enough? Another thing to think about is the valve train, 15,500 RPM on an R1 or RSV4 would be at the absolute upper limit for valve springs in those size engines. I can see the CRT bikes perhaps being competitive at slower tracks like the Sachsenring, but places like Silverstone and Phillip Island, I think they will be doing well not to get lapped. The last word goes to Jeremy Burgess. When asked about the CRT bikes by Darrell Beatty in an interview a couple of weeks ago, he laughed and said "who would want to go racing for 15th place?" I hope he's wrong

monster

June 10, 2011 3:55 AM

MotoGP » Stoner, Dovizioso visit Red Bull F1 factory


This "Rossi was just about to be signed to F1 because he was .1 off the current F1 drivers times" is laughable This rubbish was peddeled by the pro Rossi media (like this site) untill Ferrari themselves said "Rossi did very well, if you put his lap time in context with the car he was driving and compare to a F1 driver driving THE SAME CAR AT THE SAME TRACK WITH THE SAME CONDITIONS he was about 2 seconds a lap slower" As Ferrari said, this is a damn good time for a non F1 driver and about what Doohan managed when he had a go at this.


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