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Tetley

November 27, 2014 10:56 PM

BSB » Bridewell teases upcoming announcement


I'm anticipating that Tommy will land a BMW ride, likely with Philip Neill. TAS are reportedly in discussions with BMW and an announcement is expected in a couple of weeks, which is in line with Tommy's latest announcement. I hope so. He's earned it, he's young and he's getting faster and more determined. On a works or works supported BMW Tommy will be a regular podium visitor in 2015.

Tetley

December 01, 2014 11:29 AM

MotoGP » PICS: Vinales' Suzuki goes pop...


: re: "That's the Yoshimura effect. ( Pops - geddit ? )"
shamaroneyup, got it. now, the man whose services THEY need to get would be... (wait for it) (wait for it) ...Masao Furusawa.
I think they hired Filippo Preziosi, instead. " My way is the way, the only way, the only true way, will always be the way and no way will anyone stray from the way. And things will stay as they are." ( Smiley Face )

Tetley

December 01, 2014 11:46 AM

BSB » Bridewell teases upcoming announcement


JedPB67 You're getting your Lowes' mixed up lol, :)
Ooops. I bet even their Mum did that. Maybe even their girlfriends ?
Also Camier is already confirmed for the MV ride.
You're right. I didn't read the conformation until later.
Bridewell has history with the Lorini Honda team in WSS, he also has good relations with Italian teams. He could also go to Pedercini Kawasaki (apparently a semi factory team next year) if he were to go to that paddock.
It's a possibility, but I don't think a probability. He also has history with Aprilia, which prompted my suggestion. However, I think the eventuality will be TAS Tyco BMW.

Tetley

November 28, 2014 1:06 PM

BSB » Bridewell teases upcoming announcement


JedPB67: It seems pretty strongly thought that he's going to join TAS, but I'll throw it out there, I think he's going to the WSB paddock in either WSB or WSS.
Maybe so, Lowes made a successful move from BSB to WSS and may have set a precedent. But in WSBK most of the top teams have already announced their riders. The best of the rest is the vacant seat alongside Leon Haslam in the Red Devils Roma Aprilia team, or as a long shot maybe he'll pip Camier to the sole MV ?

Tetley

November 25, 2014 6:21 PM

MotoGP » Lorenzo: Force riders to pit in the rain


“I think if the white flag is waved and then all MotoGP riders have two laps to enter [the pits] it would be a good option” - Jorge Lorenzo. I think it is JLo who is waving the white flag. When the weather is iffy JLo surrenders. All the other riders know this and will use it against him. In those conditions other riders will crowd him, pressure him, spook him. He'll be wishing he had kept his weakness a secret. The solution is in his own head, not in a white flag and a compulsory pitstop.

Tetley

November 26, 2014 4:34 PM

MotoGP » Lorenzo: Force riders to pit in the rain


custard: And yep I did four seasons in SS400 and two as an F1 sidecar passenger, when you hit water on slicks it's virtually game over, which demonstrates the skills and iron balls these guys have.
Sidecar passenger - there lies madness ! There is no cure. I was on the IoM when Hewitt got a badly cut arm in sidecar race 1. He and Webster still won but he needed stitches immediately after the race. For Sidecar race 2, 2 days later, he broke his stitches as they were limiting his arm movement, and he and Webster won again. Barmy but magnificent.


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