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Oli

July 14, 2014 9:00 AM

MotoGP » Riders want changes after ‘dangerous’ pit start


Fatal accident in Sidecar qualifying at turn 12 (the left hander at the bottom of the hill, after the Waterfall), involving the Kurt Hock / Enrico Becker outfit. It was initially reported in error that both driver and passenger had succumbed to their injuries, but Hock is still alive and in a very serious condition in hospital. Sadly his passenger was killed instantly.

Oli

April 24, 2014 4:42 PM

MotoGP » Pedrosa poised to pass Barros on all-time points list


Barros had decent bikes. As well as being a factory rider at Suzuki to a title winning team-mate, he also had many a year on the Gresini and Pons satellite bikes when the NSR was all conquering and you could win on a satellite bike. Then he had 2004 at Repsol Honda on a bike Rossi had just walked to two world titles on. You could argue he raced against some serious opposition - Schwantz, Doohan, Criville, Robert and Rossi. But you could say the same of Pedrosa. Having said that, these points totals tables mean nothing. Of course you are going to have a lot of current riders in the list, they do more GPs now per season than ever before, and the top guys race for longer. Doesn't really mean anything.

Oli

April 08, 2014 4:53 PM

Sportscars » Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy to race in British GT


bikenutter: This will be interesting to follow. Is it possible to teach someone what some would argue is instinct.
Why you assume he doesn't have that instinct already? Just because he chose a career in cycling doesn't mean he isn't very talented behind the wheel of a car. Clearly it's a interest he's been harbouring for long time, it's just likely that he had to (understandably) put his cycling career first.


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