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dmelb

February 04, 2012 1:38 AM
Last Edited 929 days ago

MotoGP » Ducati turns the corner with new GP12


...cont: Please stop mentioning Laguna Seca 2008. It was an embarassing victory for Rossi. History and facts shows he used very shady racing tactics, bordering on cheating on the way to victory. As I said previously, the race Marshall's favoritism of Rossi was disgraceful. These says it all really - very shading racing tactics. But we all know Rossi is famous for this. tinyurl.com/n854el tinyurl.com/7bbvly2

dmelb

February 04, 2012 1:35 AM

MotoGP » Ducati turns the corner with new GP12


@herowassenna You need to get off the drugs. Stoner's first year in MotoGP was 2006 with LCR. In just his second ever race he put the LCR on POLE Position in QATAR - beating the mighty factory Hondas and Yamahas. That season was still the best ever by a LCR rider. If Rossi started his career on ordinary bikes like LCR and Ducati, he'd be lucky to have half the number of race wins & a couple of championships. He'd always had the best bikes. 2011 was Rossi's first year on an ordinary bike and even Tony Elias' LCR was ahead of him at times. 15million big ones, 5x different bikes through out the season and nothing to show for it other than utter embarrassment & humiliation for Ducati. Rossi's struggle highlights Stoner's incredible skill and achievements at LCR and Ducati.

dmelb

February 03, 2012 12:18 PM

MotoGP » Ducati turns the corner with new GP12


The way I read it, the bike is now 90% Japanese. With more feedback (i.e insider info from Rossi and Burgess), it won't be long before it becomes 100% Japanese. If they went through half the effort for Stoner, they could have had another World Championship. This shows two damning points: 1) Ducati has lost unique-ness about it. They're just a Japanese copy cat 2) Rossi cannot ride anything else other than the above Their times are still way too slow, once Honda & Yamaha sorts out the chatter, the gap will probably be closer to 1.8 - 2 seconds.

dmelb

February 02, 2012 10:28 AM
Last Edited 931 days ago

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP test times - Thursday 5pm


So Sepang 1 5pm: Stoner fastest - 1m59.607s from 47 total laps Lorenzo - 2m0.198s from 105 total laps Pedrosa - 2m0.256s from 107 total laps Spies - 2m0.495s from 81 total laps Rossi - 2m0.824s from 125 total laps Barbera - 2m0.929 from 121 total laps Stoner is so good with development, he doesn't seem to need to many laps to develop a fast bike, evidence by the small number of laps he required here and last year to setup the bike for Pole positions and Victories.

dmelb

February 02, 2012 11:03 AM

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP test times - Thursday 6pm


Oh dear, here we go with the 'Honda is fastest bike' rubbish again. Take away the freakish riding of Stoner, Yamaha completely dominated this test, they set fastest consistent laps. Take Stoner away Yamaha would have won both the Manufacturer, Rider and Team World Championships again in 2011. Yamaha clearly have the fastest bike. If it's true that every bike Stoner hops on is suddenly the best bike, then it must also be true that he is the real development god as well as a being speed demon.

dmelb

February 02, 2012 10:41 AM

MotoGP » Sepang MotoGP test times - Thursday 6pm


So Sepang 1 concludes with: Stoner fastest - 1m59.607s from 50 total laps Lorenzo - 2m0.198s from 105 total laps Pedrosa - 2m0.256s from 109 total laps Spies - 2m0.495s from 81 total laps Rossi - 2m0.824s from 129 total laps Barbera - 2m0.929 from 127 total laps Stoner is so good with development, he doesn't seem to need to many laps to develop a fast bike, evidence by the small number of laps he required here and last year to setup the bike for Pole positions and Victories. I wouldn't be surprised if Rossi did three times the number of laps Stoner did last year to make Ducati go backwards. As always Rossi has the latest and greatest bike, yet barely holds off Barbera to be fastest Duke.


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