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TrueFan

June 14, 2015 2:27 PM

MotoGP » MotoGP Catalunya - Race Results


billypat7: Rossi needed just two more laps and he would have done it or he could just qualify in the front row and he would automatically be 1 second or more ahead....
Rossi put in a great race after yet another "modest" qualifying performance...to put it kindly. The thing we don't know is how much Lorenzo still had up his sleeve. When you're that far in front, and people are crashing themselves out, you don't have to ride at the limit - you just need to keep your opponent at bay. Rossi came a fighting second, but he never challenged Lorenzo, let alone justified a "woulda, coulda, shoulda"... Hopefully, he'll pick the game up a notch in Assen. Congrats to Lorenzo..

TrueFan

June 14, 2015 6:12 PM

MotoGP » Lorenzo basks in victory after ‘one of hardest races’


I'm sure it was hard to keep the concentration up, but it's hard to see any other difficulties...the bike was obviously working well, and no-one seriously challenged - apart from a near collision when Marc over-cooked it... Seriously though, it was another flawless ride by Lorenzo. If he keeps doing this, Rossi will have to hang in there and hope Lorenzo makes a mistake. Otherwise, he needs to have some lessons in "how to qualify like a champion..." because you can't beat Lorenzo on current form if you give him a head start.

TrueFan

June 14, 2015 2:41 PM

MotoGP » Lorenzo resists Rossi for 4-in-a-row, Marquez falls


Yet another brilliant ride by Lorenzo. Great effort by Rossi to get reasonably close, but Lorenzo made the break, built the lead, and managed it to the end. Nice work by Pedrosa, Iannone, Smith, and Vinales (especially). Special mentions also to Bautista on the Apprila in 10th, and Miller on the Honda OC nin 11th... I get a kick every time Bradders bags another solid points haul, and that Swiss Judge idiot is not man enough to come back on here admit that he was a complete ******...

TrueFan

June 01, 2015 4:46 PM

MotoGP » Smith does ‘best possible job’ for season best result


Nice work by Smith to bank another very solid ride, and another good haul of points. Still keeping Pol at bay. Crutchlow and Marquez both used the hard front tyre, and both lost the front...there's every chance that the feedback was just slightly lacking, raising the risk of a lose. Obviously, in both cases, it's still a rider error, but it is odd that they were the only riders on the hard front, and both binned it with what looked like nothing errors. It's easy to bag these guys, but it's a bit harder to compete with them.

TrueFan

May 31, 2015 5:31 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: Lorenzo's form is bad news for me


Old is when you're injured. Rossi has managed to avoid the worst of injuries, by having less crashes and also being lucky to come out unhurt most times when he does crash...I can't remember him having a serious injury apart from Misano 2010. Rossi's problem is his poor qualifying, and he doesn't seem to be able to solve it. He leaves himself too much work to do. Today he also muffed the start. Third from that position was a good result. OTOH, Lorenzo is in exceptional form. He had the metronome so finely tuned today, I doubt anyone would have troubled him unless they started out ahead of him. There's still a lot of races left in this season, but the Hondas are just not working as well as they should, and you get the sense that Lorenzo his at one with the bike at the moment. The Ducatis are good, but the Yamahas still have the edge for now.


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