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September 18, 2014 9:01 PM

MotoGP » Loris Baz looking for a ride

There must be discrimination against fat blokes because you never see them racing gp bikes. But then it happens that some sports require certain physical attributes. If you want to be a jockey, you must be small. If you want to be a goal keeper, you must be tall. Motogp bikes are small and if you are tall, you won't fit on it properly.


September 21, 2014 12:33 PM

MotoGP » Davies: UK needs world-class Circuit of Wales facility

ProfessorX: as long as tax payers are not footing the bill, why not? but to be frank, there are plenty of awesome circuits on the BSB calendar, which really only need a little bit more run off area slash some sort of protection against people rejoining unsafely. Perhaps some better rain runoff slash drainage as well.
But tax payers are already footing the bill and there hasn't been a brick laid yet. See where the money came from to pay Dorna to grab the rights off of Silverstone... a loan guarantee for 'track development'. The rate the price is increasing (up from £250m to £310m in less than a year) means it will need more and more funds and there are not enough daft investors around.


September 17, 2014 2:19 PM
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MotoGP » KTM to join MotoGP in 2017

mrmwink: Dorna get a lot of grief from people but when you see news like this they must be doing something right! ---snip--- Exciting times for MotoGP
Agreed. Its a bit reminiscent of Python and the Romans.. What did Dorna ever give us? Well, moto2, moto3, getting rid of a stupid rookie rule so Marquez could join on the same basis as Pedrosa and Lorenzo did, and managing to get 3 extra manufacturers to the series. Looks like the big rule changes for 2016 have done the trick. It has clobbered WSBK quite seriously but is it better to have one good series or two mediocre ones?


September 18, 2014 9:32 PM

MotoGP » Official: Jack Miller to MotoGP with Honda

Moto3 bikes are like little motogp machines i.e. prototypes whereas moto2 bikes are more like souped-up CBR600s without loads of fancy electronics. However, moto2 develops race craft. Miller's race craft has been pretty good this year but he is still racing with the kids and has never raced against old experienced hands. However, the powers that be have decided it will take place so we just need to wait and see how wise they are.


September 16, 2014 2:24 PM

F1 » FIA clarifies F1 team radio restrictions

mbracing748: Are they allowed to talk about what they plan to have for dinner? because they could add secret words in the replies.. LOL
Driver: What gas mark do I cook oven chips? Team: Gas mark B4, repeat, gas mark B4 Driver: Do you know what temperature my team mate cooks his at? Team: He uses electric at 3 and turns earlier at 2 Driver: Does he tire and get a bit worn ? Team: Yes but only after 12 errr, turns Driver: Can you set my microwave to auto-setting 7 please?

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