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September 01, 2014 8:31 AM

MotoGP » Pedrosa: No answer to Marquez and Lorenzo


VonS:
Motojunky: Since when has the term "wingman" been written into contracts. The term has only been bought into vogue by the Pedrosa supporters as far as I can see. Anyway Rossi has narrowed the gap to 2nd in the title chase.
I used the term "wingman" because it was used earlier in the thread by another poster. Hence the inverted commas ! I agree with your point: they are all competitors in their own right and each is looking to beat the other. Yep, VR has surely closed the gap at this point for 2nd.....could be a close run thing by the season's end.
Yeah I know it's been used for a while now. Not having a shot at you for using the term, just having a shot for reasons you just stated. Cheers.

Motojunky

September 01, 2014 3:51 AM

MotoGP » Pedrosa: No answer to Marquez and Lorenzo


VonS:
alol: And VonS the only time Dani has beaten JL over a season was 08 (in Jorge's rookie season). Since then JL has owned him.
Points don't tell the full story. Think back to 2012: for the last half of that season Dani was the better rider. In that year Dani took more 1st places that Jorge. And if you do want to talk points then I guess Dani is "owning" Lorenzo for this season. Will that remain til the end of the season ? Looking likely I'd say. So if Dani finishes 2nd in the standings at the season's end, does that make him a "not very good wingman" ?
Since when has the term "wingman" been written into contracts. The term has only been bought into vogue by the Pedrosa supporters as far as I can see. Anyway Rossi has narrowed the gap to 2nd in the title chase.

Motojunky

August 30, 2014 8:05 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: Saturday morning will be crucial


therealDave: @ Paul, Only top 10 go through automatically so Jlo is also in strife but rates no mention in your post? Is that because you don't expect anything from Jlo? Is that because Jlo wouldn't be embarrassed? Or is it because you are simply slagging off for no good reason? Sorry, my mistake, this is a rossi thread. I will go look for your same post on Jlo's thread....
When the 3 of them beat MM last race, Paul praised JL and DP, no mention of Rossi. That answer it for you Dave. Cheers.

Motojunky

August 28, 2014 6:09 AM

MotoGP » Marc Marquez: King of the kerb


Grendlehop: @Jimmytherealone, You prob meant Vale, who personified the definition of prodigy. Until Marc defends his title successfully this year and the next, then switches to another manufacturer and defends his title 2 more times making 5 in a row, he's still going to remain Vale's shadow. Marc IS however clearly at a level Casey could never achieve.
Nothing more to add here, you summed it up nicely. Well put.

Motojunky

August 28, 2014 5:50 AM

MotoGP » Rossi ‘closer to goal’ heading to Silverstone


shamarone: re: "It looked to me like MM's steamroller was stopped not by any change in his riding, but in him lacking grip at Brno. His bike looked unsettled and struggling to turn in and hold a line (relatively, it still wasn't a Ducati), and also on corner exit." 1 word... settings. re: "Weirdly, DP's bike was great, when previously he seemed to have grip issues elsewhere like MM had at Brno." hey, how about that. what are the odds that Dan's kit would suddenly be SPOT ON at the EXACT moment that Marcus' went pear shaped...? 1 in a million...? 1 in 10 million...? I know one thing, if someone named Dani Ramal had taken themselves and a boat load of cash to the Roulette wheel that evening, they'd be retired. in all my years of watching racing, I personally can't recall a single instance of luck like that...? just sayin'.
I can. 1998 WSBK. Aaron Slights Honda blew up (honda's never did that) while leading and cost him a World title. Bad luck right

Motojunky

August 28, 2014 5:23 AM

MotoGP » Rossi ‘closer to goal’ heading to Silverstone


shamarone: re: "It looked to me like MM's steamroller was stopped not by any change in his riding, but in him lacking grip at Brno. His bike looked unsettled and struggling to turn in and hold a line (relatively, it still wasn't a Ducati), and also on corner exit." 1 word... settings. re: "Weirdly, DP's bike was great, when previously he seemed to have grip issues elsewhere like MM had at Brno." hey, how about that. what are the odds that Dan's kit would suddenly be SPOT ON at the EXACT moment that Marcus' went pear shaped...? 1 in a million...? 1 in 10 million...? I know one thing, if someone named Dani Ramal had taken themselves and a boat load of cash to the Roulette wheel that evening, they'd be retired. in all my years of watching racing, I personally can't recall a single instance of luck like that...? just sayin'.

Motojunky

August 27, 2014 11:35 PM

MotoGP » Rossi ‘closer to goal’ heading to Silverstone


@ Talent Fan. Your reading way to much into this tyre thing. Relax. There are that many variables that decide the package they front up to the start line with, and tyres is just 1 of them. Will tyres decide the outcome of the championship? No. The way the tyres are allocated, and the fact there are 18 races in a season, means that the most consistant (best) rider will win the title come the end of the season. The rules in creating a level playing field, have improved 100% since 2007. O.K. as you are eluding to, there may be a dodgey tyre here and there, we don't yet live in a perfect world. Relax.


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