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May 05, 2014 7:48 PM

MotoGP » Jerez MotoGP test times - Monday (Final)


This year actually has some potential to be interesting. Even MM can make it interesting if he gets some poor starts.
The main interest is watching Marquez' corner entry. What else? Will Rossi get on the podium again? Can Hayden beat Aoyama? If it rains things might get a bit more interesting. Can't blame Marquez for crushing all opposition but it would spice things up if anyone looked likely to challenge him.

IvorBueb

May 02, 2014 12:45 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: Bridgestone exit ‘bad news’ for MotoGP


ProfessorX:except for one sticking point, there was more than one supplier, meaning more than one team or rider had a shot at the championship like it has NOT been since 2009.
There were only one or two seasons, 2007 and maybe 2008, where both Bridgestone and Michelin were competitive. But Michelin were only competitive in those years through the overnights and having already sewn up contracts with the teams were considered to be the best at the time, ie Yamaha and Honda. Also there was a problem with riders being contractually bound to one tire make or another. Only when Pedrosa then Rossi spat the dummy were the riders able to choose between manufacturers. And they all chose Bridgestone because it was patently the best tire at the time.


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