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June 16, 2015 4:28 AM

MotoGP » Casey Stoner rides RCV road bike

As the Principal of my school once noted "Respect is commanded, not demanded, as soon as start looking for it you are already lost". While Rossi is not perfect I would have to say overall, he whinges infinitely less than Stoner, when the chips are down he mainly blames himself (e.g. I wasn't fast enough today) and even when monumental mistakes were made he did not come in (and this is first hand accounts) chuck a massive nana and have a go at his crew. It is my long held belief that he burnt many bridges both with the Honda and Livio because of this behaviour. Equally not turning up in person to receive FIM Rider of the Year (hmm Ago, Hailwood, Rossi, Doohan etc) was just one example of his utter petulance.


June 25, 2015 4:54 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: I've got to make a step to challenge Lorenzo

DJfromTJ: ...He knows and experts know that is gonna take more than that, all I see everywhere is he needs to qualify better this and that, when in reality he caught up with Lorenzo in both LeMans and Catalunya and with almost half race left and still didn't do it, don't be mistaken Lorenzo can fight, what you think is gonna happen, that Rossi is gonna start in front, and ride into the sunset? Hope we can find out soon so people will STFU about it already.
Sorry DJ but for anyone who has raced it is clear that the tyres etc take a pounding coming through the pack compared to someone who is leading and simply has to maintain a time. If Rossi is behind Jorge after a couple of laps sorry my money is for Rossi to win and history supports this. Yes Jorge can fight but like Stoner it is not his best suit, whereas Rossi lives for the fight and rises to the occasion. If Marquez stops brain-fading and Rossi is close to Jorge after the first lap this could be an inte


June 15, 2015 5:26 AM
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MotoGP » Valentino Rossi: It was not enough

I think we all agree he needs to extract the digit a bit in qualy. If he is top 5 it simply means he avoids the quagmire at the first turn. What was great about this race is that Rossi now knows that he can match and exceed Jorge's pace and so does Jorge. All he needs is to be closer after the first lap. As many have stated I think it is hard for Rossi not to be hounded by contemplation of retirement if he gets injured and he wants to stick around as per his comments about Biaggi's return to WSBK. Also don't discount Marquez while he had a major brain fade if he was smart he could have just followed Jorge around and then pounced in the dying laps as he surely had the pace. Also my prediction Cal will not have his contract renewed. On a factory backed honda and keeps lunching it, you only really get one chance (unless you are Rossi!).


June 01, 2015 4:59 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: Lorenzo's form is bad news for me

The question that needs to be answered is why is Jorge able to both qualify very well and then be top notch in the race. I agree that Vale looks at race pace but sorry 11th in to the first turn leaves him simply with too much to do and as with Marc a few times last year and Jorge also if he can sit on their tails he will most likely win, but he thrashes his tyres to much in getting there from so far back that even if he arrives the tyres are so shagged he is left having to do damage control. What is the solution? I have no idea as only Vale and Galbo have that insight. I think also Vale is playing a bit safe into the first turn as it is getting increasingly chaotic and that gettoff where he hit the astro turf may influence things. Still 11 rounds to go but he has to be on Jorge by the end of the first lap or it is gonskis for Jorge.


May 29, 2015 6:55 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: Your team-mate is the first enemy

To be fair on Jorge while he has two premier class WC 2010 saw three of the four aliens at that point all out with injury for extended periods. In 2012 there were also question marks, if Jorge wins this year provided Marquez returns to his best I will revise my view. As for Rossi yes he needs to win here or at least be competitive as second places here on out may not be sufficient. It would certainly put a full stop instead a question mark alongside "greatest of all time".


May 18, 2015 4:25 AM

MotoGP » Heat melted Marquez challenge

TheTroll, as I have stated elsewhere Stone lost it a few times in the pit garage after losses on the Honda and that very much soiled the relationship not just with Honda but with also with Livio. Also MM is struggling which I think is a combination of bike and also increased competition. I have always held the view that a poor bike is not completely surmountable by talent, I think the M1s have improved and Ducati is now in the game, which means he has 4 riders to pass whereas 2014 it was pretty much him. Also did you see Iannone bike on the straights overtaking MM with ease. Having said all that if MM was the deity we all say then he should still be winning but lets be realistic things have changed and yeegads he is human!


May 06, 2015 4:37 AM

MotoGP » Rossi ‘improves a lot’ during Jerez test

Bluefresh what is interesting is that both Rossi and the Tech 3 rider had a revelation one day after the race. I think it was more that Jorge's guys cracked the secret but such is life. I really hope that Rossi remains competitive during the season it would suck to see him inexorably go backwards. However I think Lyn Jarvis will have something to say about that, he seems very pleased with Rossi's progress.

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