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February 26, 2015 3:39 PM

MotoGP » Miller: We're slowly making steps forward

ducati1098: ...The man has plenty of natural talents and it'll only be a matter of time until he consistently podiums.
No doubting his performance in Moto3, but many have come to "conquer" the premier class, only to find that it takes more than mere talent and hard really is a team sport at this level, and the other riders (and teams) are all very good. I'm pretty impressed by his testing so far, and I'd like to see him do well, but I'm also impressed with other rookies this year - e.g. Vinales and Petrucci. Good luck to all of them, it could be pretty interesting racing right down the order...


February 26, 2015 4:37 PM

MotoGP » Smith: We're close to being top satellite bike

SmokinHaddock: Oh, I don't know, maybe the one where he had the skill to stay on board, end up on the podium, whilst the others were chucking it at the scenery?
...and i'm not sure i'd say it was 'skill'... extenuating circumstances
I'd say it's skill to stay upright when practically everyone else is binning it. Racing is about riding at the maximum the conditions allow. Besides, you can't win races until you can make fast laps. Bradders is doing ok, but yes, he needs a few solid race results. It would be nice if some "experts" would get off his case and let him get on with it.


February 26, 2015 4:24 PM

MotoGP » Michelin cite grip balance for Sepang falls

SoSlo: ...
what a pathetic moaner fan?? coming up with irrelevant long story...
@Guna settle down, precious...he was merely questioning whether it was the tyres. The reality is that in 2007, Bridgestone seemed to have an advantage at about half the circuits, Michelin at slightly less than half, and one or two were about even. At Sachsenring, Stoner and Hopkins (BS) had BS hard compound, and looked like they were riding on treacle two thirds through. Pedrosa - on Michelins - was on rails. Inexplicably, Capirossi (BS softs), screamed through from mid-pack around half way through, and came second. Stoner come home in 5th despite two wheel drifting at low speed (repeatedly). I concluded then that he was going to win the championship - and it wasn't just the bike. That was just fanboi-BS. It wasn't just the Bridgestones that helped Rossi win in 08 and 09 - his bike got pneumatic valves and electronics that were "almost like c


February 24, 2015 1:28 PM

MotoGP » New Ducati ‘already better than GP14.3’

TrueFan:..same tyres and fuel allocations in "Factory 2" as the "Factory" entries...
Ducati chose to run with them, it wasn't forced on them
Well yes, but they needed to change the engine. The engine design freeze rule was supposed to be part of the package to make racing cheaper. All it really did was make racing a waste of money for teams that didn't have a competitive package, because it couldn't be fixed. Ducati took the smart decision to fix the bike, and the cost was the stupid tyre and fuel "advantages".

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