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September 10, 2015 4:37 PM
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MotoGP » Hayden: Rossi factor will be something special

Good points by Hayden about this upcoming race. But to discuss a bit about him. I've never been a big fan of his going back to his AMA days as I never thought he was that talented. Yes talented for a national series or even for WSB but never for Motogp. But all that said, it's been a bit sad seeing him wallow on the back end of the grid. I know he's stated that he enjoys the prestige of being in Motogp (and probably doesn't mind the paycheck) but still think he should go to WSB or back to U.S. national series. Going home would be great to give that newly revised series a little more star power it lacks. He's got to realize his time in Motogp is nearing the end, he should have a talk with Edwards.


September 10, 2015 4:28 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: There will be a lot of pressure on me

I think there is some validity to V6's analysis of Rossi's development prowess on the Yam and it's benefits to Jlo. And to Hansie's point I think as both are successful at this track it will be close and to the article's point that this adds pressure to Rossi being home that's a no duh! As long as Lorenzo doesn't get a special edge treatment tire and baring an over enthusiastic young Spaniard making a mess or other unforeseen mechanical/tire issue I think Rossi has a good chance of winning. Rossi enjoys the pressure and enjoys performing well in front of the home crowd. Hope for a good clean and enjoyable race. Go Rossi!!!


September 09, 2015 11:51 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: There will be a lot of pressure on me

Frontbrake while I appreciate your enthusiasm there are too many races left for Rossi to just sit back to pick up 2nd and 3rd places. The more he can win and finish in front of Jlo the better for his chances at #7 or #10 depending on how you count it. Also Jim, I don't think Jlo is that fragile mentally but if Rossi wins at tracks Jlo has a usual advantage then that will eat into his confidence. But all that said if Rossi can pick up another 5 to 10 points that will definitely be gooood for Champiooonship.


September 02, 2015 5:03 PM

MotoGP » MotoGP Silverstone - Race Results

Joe I guess Kevin Schwantz is eating the statement you noted below I saw an interview with at the beginning of last year with Kevin Schwantz, somebody asked him if Rossi could still ge competitive. He said no, he might get a podium or two before he retires but he'll certsinly never win another race. I guess Kevin was jealous or narrow-minded in his view of Rossi and his abilities. I guess he bought into all the hater ideas that came to a boil when Rossi had his bad experience at Ducati and slow recovery when he returned to Yamaha. Rossi has shut up many a detractor, nicely done Vale keep up the good work!


September 02, 2015 4:51 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: 12 points to Lorenzo, but Marquez ‘very far’

Notm4 it was plain and simple that Marquez was pushing too hard and it bit him like other times he was chasing Rossi and crashed. Marquez is a bit reckless and impatient which you aptly note as youth put it. He has a history of this type of behavior in the lower classes. Let's hope this recklessness or youthfulness doesn't translate to any torpedo moves in the remaining races.


September 01, 2015 6:46 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: This is MotoGP - you can never relax

Trist yes with one more championship win Rossi will have matched Ago in championships in the top class but don't forget that if Rossi wins his 8th top level championship he already has the tie breaker to beat Ago in # of top class wins and podiums so essentially Rossi will be the Greatest of All Time in the top level GP in the History or GPs. Some believe that he already deserves the GOAT label due to him already having a greater # of race wins in the top class.

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