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TrueFan

July 05, 2014 11:52 AM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


KnowNothing:
TrueFan: ...
...what an arrogant little 19 year old in Moto3 ... you're a fan...
Firstly, I'm not a fan of Miller, or any other Moto3 rider in particular, but I can see that he has talent. This story smells of a beat up to me. When you check what Miller actually said, there is nothing in it. If you are going to castigate a rider, you need to check your facts. So far, there is a letter of intent, and a negotiated but unsigned agreement. There is no detail of what the letter of intent covers, or proof of anything more than stated. They simply want clarification. Fair enough. This could be about MarcVDS and Ajo. IIRC, Ajo was the manager when Maveric Vinales was castigated after his manager (Ajo) didn't tell him about an offer that MV would have taken, because it conflicted with Ajo's wants, and MV reacted (understandably) poorly. I suggest you dumping hatred and contempt on a talented 19 year old is cowardly, and it refl

TrueFan

July 04, 2014 6:55 PM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


KnowNothing: Saying the final contract is "not signed", if that is even the case, is the ultimate cop out. Seems like he made an agreement, but suddenly when a better cash grab comes along he tells the people he committed to, to stuff it. C'mon, it's 6 pages, so I think even a 19 year old could probably muddle through it. Just because it may hold up in court, does not mean it would (or should) hold up in the court of public opinion, unless people are morally misguided hypocrites.
What high minded waffle... Your "court of public opinion", in this case, is lead by one the very same morally misguided hypocrites who hasn't even checked facts before jumping to a hasty conclusion that doesn't stand scrutiny. It took me seconds to find the website and check the claims. You were obviously too lazy, and yet your opinion is unequivocal.

TrueFan

July 04, 2014 6:34 PM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


KnowNothing: Morality aside, would you not take notice of this as a potential future team? It would make me think twice, and double check that my contract was incredibly airtight. Just more big egos behaving badly, a common plight in the sports of today.
Check your facts before making such sweeping statements. See below from the AJO Motorsports website. VR broke a signed contract with Michelin, Do you condemn him? I smell the strong odour of hypocracy here...The joke is, when you check the facts, Miller hasn't even threatened to break a contract, and you're rallying up a lynch mob.

TrueFan

July 04, 2014 6:41 PM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


It's on ajo.fi... Interview with Jack Miller: ”I am 100% focused on this season and nothing else” 12.06.2014 / AJO Motorsport, Team Red Bull KTM "...I cannot afford to think about anything else other than this season. I wish this was something only spoken about after the season ends, although I know that this isn’t possible. But all that is my manager’s job, not mine. I only know that I have nothing decided for next year. I have no contract for the future, so we are completely open and free to negotiate.” Note "...it's my manager's job"

TrueFan

July 04, 2014 6:46 PM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


mrfill:
Insidejob: Why would Jack Miller say he has no contract for the future if he has? Maybe his manager didn't explain the contract to him. There's not enough info to pass judgement here.
Possibly ...
"because he he's focussed on this year, and it's his manager's job." ...fixed up your slip of the brain. You can dislike the kid if you choose, but you should check your facts before you make accusations.

TrueFan

July 05, 2014 12:33 PM

MotoGP » Marc VDS claims 'binding' Jack Miller contract


Garbodp: Just my opinion.... MarcVDS is a solid Moto2 team with an eye on moving up to MotoGp. With all the changes about to happen in 2016 It makes sense to have the backing of such an entity. Even MM spent 2 years on the Moto2 circuit.... It can't hurt. Besides didn't Gabor Talmasci jump from a 125 to the premier class with little success? I know different era ( 2 strokes), but maybe a bit of patience may get J Miller better opportunities.
Absolutely agree. It would seem to be a path more likely to bring success than stepping straight into MotoGP...


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