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July 24, 2011 3:22 PM
Last Edited 1132 days ago

MotoGP » Stoner: Lorenzo, Pedrosa are faster


"Rossi won the championship his first year on a Yamaha, which was known as the dog of the paddock. " Oh! too funny. Rossi's 2004 "dog of the paddock" featured a completely new engine design. This is when Yamaha introduced the now famous crossplane big bang configuration. It was a rocket out of the box, and Rossi posted the fastest time in pre season testing at Catalunya. Please try to at least post something that resembles reality.

Painless

July 24, 2011 3:10 PM

MotoGP » Stoner: Lorenzo, Pedrosa are faster


@ Lctanner "This afternoon we were just a one lap wonder." Casey Stoner not happy with his race pace. Struggling to make hard tyre work. From Matt Birt on twitter Hmmm now where have i heard that before !!!!!!!!! You have heard it in the title of this thread. That is what Stoner is saying, that he cannot run low times and that he put in a desperate at the end. Is English not your first language, or is it just too difficult to understand when he says "Then on the next soft tyre we had one lap to find some pace and we managed front row". Perhaps it is an insulting innuendo and you are trying to imply that he is a one lap wonder historically. Since you are a Rossi fan let me ask you a question. If Stoner is a one lap wonder, yet head to head against Rossi since 2006 to current the score is Stoner 46 and Rossi 41, what does that make Rossi?

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:11 AM
Last Edited 1134 days ago

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head - Part 5 2006 to current In head to head, over all of the scheduled races, regardless of whether they started, crashed, went fishing, drank milk, visited the orthopaedic ward, or did lunch. Stoner has defeated Rossi 51 times and Rossi defeated Stoner 45 times. 2006 to current In head to head, when both of them actually started the race. Stoner has defeated Rossi 46 times and Rossi defeated Stoner 41 times. 2007 to current In head to head, when both of them started and rode factory bikes. Stoner has defeated Rossi 41 times and Rossi defeated Stoner 31 times. Interesting to note that Rossi never got in front of Stoner at any point over this 4 year period. He drew level twice. Once when Stoner had his bout of dairy issues, but then fell behind once Stoner returned, and the second period started at the French GP in 2010, when Stoner retired, and concluded when Rossi returned following his medical leave.

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:06 AM
Last Edited 1134 days ago

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head - Part 2 I thought it best to compare them head to head. For those of you who might be a bit slow, or English is not your first language, head to head means which rider finished in front of the other. Of course this assumes that Mr Rossi was not already done for, a spent force, washed up, etc by the time Mr Stoner arrived. I based this assumption on a single crucial observation. That being, that all the fanfare that the disciples of said Mr Rossi have made over the period in question had some basis in performance in the chosen field, that being motorcycle racing, and not just idle adoration of his zany post race victory entertainment. A reasonable assumption, or so I thought.

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:13 AM

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head - Part 6 2007 to 2010 In head to head, when both of them started the race on factory bikes, but only to the end of 2010 as Rossi is scared to ride the Ducati fast, for fear of having an accident. Therefore, it may not be fair on the Chosen One to be expected to compete under such harsh conditions. Stoner has defeated Rossi 33 times and Rossi defeated Stoner 30 times. What does all this prove? It proves that I seriously underestimated the entertainment value of Rossi's wacky antics. enjoy :)

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:09 AM

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head - Part 4 Now before we get to the finale, I would ask some of my native English speaking fellow humans, that do not ride scooters, to do the obvious translation/response duties on my behalf. I know it is a lot to ask, but I will surely fall into a coma and die, if I have to reply to some of the responses that will ensue once the infamous Crash hordes get wind of this. Thus, without further ado, I present for your enjoyment, the results. (In as much as a spreadsheet and Wiki as a source will allow) Casey Stoner 2006 - Premiere class rookie - Satellite Honda 2007 - 2010 - Factory Ducati 2011 - Factory Honda Valentino Rossi 2006 - 2010 - Factory Yamaha. (2006 was Rossi's 6th year in the premiere class having already won 5 premiere class championships) 2011 - Factory Ducati

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:07 AM
Last Edited 1134 days ago

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head - Part 3 Now we all know that Mr Stoner is also known by many aliases. Many of these are related to what is seen as his incorrect personality. There are also a lot that refer to his unplanned excursions off the track, for the sake of this comparison, this is known as a retirement. It may just be that he was tired, or his motorcycle ceased to function, but in any case he has had 14 of these 'retirements' during his premiere class career, whereas the Golden Child has had just seven. One would assume that with so many credits gifted to the Anointed One that Mr Crash-a-Lot has no chance, and that The Greatest will dish out the thrashing that his unworthy adversary so richly deserves, but one would be in error.

Painless

July 23, 2011 3:04 AM
Last Edited 1134 days ago

MotoGP » Hayden GP11.1 debut, Rossi sticks with new bike


The GOAT vs Crashey Moaner - Head to Head Part 1 Much is made on this forum and others, that once upon a time Valentino Rossi won 7 premiere class championships and some tiddlers. However, his nemesis, Casey Stoner, has only won one championship. Therefore, his loyal devotees extol to the world at large, Rossi is vastly superior and any further discussion is moot. This comparison, of course, is ludicrous, since they have not been racing in the premiere class over the same period of time.


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