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Grendlehop

March 14, 2013 2:08 PM
Last Edited 398 days ago

MotoGP » Lorenzo: We'd like to be closer to Marquez


@ Shamrone, "breaking news: even if by some miracle ezpleta allows them to participate (and that's one big IF)...? there will still only be 2 factories participating." True, Ducati will be fighting to stay ahead of RDP & ESP this year, which for a factory, hardly constitutes participation for the title. I do feel bad for Nicky. All the hard work & loyalty he exudes, all the while the machine isn't where it needs to be. Here's hoping he finds a way back onto a satellite RC or maybe an M1 when his contract ends.

Grendlehop

March 14, 2013 1:43 AM

MotoGP » Lorenzo: We'd like to be closer to Marquez


Wish the official site would provide more than just 20-30 seconds of each rider! Anyways, these times being "unofficial", and the fact that there was no mention of the consistency of any of the riders, save for Jorge's 13 lap simulation, very little can be assumed from this test. If B-Stone is influenced in any way from outide sources, I certainly hope they look closely at the M1, being that they've been slightly behind the RC in every test thus far. I'm totally for attempting to keep things "interesting" & fair, but B-Stone have data from all manufacturers & must choose something that's accommodating. They should try to help Ducati a little bit if it helps to ensure they stick around for a few more seasons. Hate to see only 2 factories participating. Although Suzuki may be coming back. Fingers crossed!

Grendlehop

March 14, 2013 1:14 AM
Last Edited 398 days ago

MotoGP » Lorenzo: We'd like to be closer to Marquez


Also, I wonder if it's true that Bridgestone is being influenced by Dorna to make a tire suitable for a specific machine for the sake of "The Show". Wouldn't it be grand if both B-stone & Michelin were available for teams to choose from each race? There could still be a control tire, but just that a decision would need to be made following the 1st day of practice which make they'd use. Hmmm, maybe I'm crazy?!


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