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December 10, 2014 12:28 AM

MotoGP » Marc Marquez moving to Andorra?


PorkPie:
mrfill: @PorkPie Hard to see what revenue could be attracted, bearing in mind there is no income tax and virtually no corporation tax.
That's the point. You take a very small amount of tax from people who would never otherwise live there, as opposed to almost no tax, due to the economic inactivity of these havens. So they get Marc's money. Never would they have had any of it. Yet Marc will pay more (30k euro) than your average resident. More widely, it provides economic development, as these super rich people, forced to live there for five months, spend money in the local economy. It is a niche strategy. IOM is a good example of this.
It is 90 days now, not 183. Also, the economic development of 30K€ is not a lot. And Andorra can hardly be accused of economic activity. It is bristling with tax dodging companies and individuals shying away from the civic responsibilities in their home lands.

mrfill

December 09, 2014 12:44 PM

MotoGP » Jack Miller ‘going to be great MotoGP rider’


ProfessorX:
shamarone: Q: "What I want to know is, was it Repsol or Dorna who asked Honda to pick up Jack" (ooh ooh ooh) A: Dorna. (click/click, "that was easy", s1 pushes the easy button)
lolz. Yeah, but sometimes I wonder how much control/influence Repsol has over Honda in GPs. & that is a 'repsol' bike MM rides, it's barely a Honda.
Well, if it is, it goes to show that Repsol (an oil company) are far better at producing a racing motorbike than Honda (a motorbike manufacturer with 50 years racing experience). Remind us all, how many parts of the bike are made by Repsol?

mrfill

December 06, 2014 1:30 PM

F1 » Thieves steal Red Bull F1 trophies


"The actions of these men mean it's likely that we will have to make our site less accessible in the future, which will be unfair on the hundreds of fans that travel to visit our factory each year to see our trophies and our F1 car." Why? The 'hundreds of fans' do not usually visit at 1.30 a.m. so there is no need to change the day time arrangements. It is the overnight accessibility that appears to have been a problem. I'm not sure its fair to the 'hundreds of fans' to display a lot of fake pots. No-one won any of them.

mrfill

December 05, 2014 2:44 AM

F1 » Korea added to 21-race 2015 F1 calendar


It is suggested elsewhere that by having 21 races, the reduction of engines to 4 a season is nullified if there are more than 20 races planned at the start of the season. More than 20 races increases the allocation to 5. Looks like it'll be "Welcome to the 2015 F1 season. By the way Korea is off but you can keep your extra PU allocation"


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