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SmokinHaddock

April 01, 2015 2:13 PM

MotoGP » Valentino Rossi to make Goodwood debut


Lancsmann: Rich only. For the same price I will stick to Spain for two weeks with the kids and just play my Mike Hailwood 250 Honda six tapes. Real music.
You might be better taking the kids to Goodwood so they can learn something rather than going to Spain with the great unwashed. It's not just for the rich. It's just not for the poor. £63 for a ticket to a whole day of racing plus all the festival stuff. Brilliant day out.

SmokinHaddock

February 26, 2015 4:32 PM

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


speedbegger:
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?
hate to be harsh but thats called 'lucking' onto the podium. and i'm not sure i'd say it was 'skill'.... more like slowing wwwaaaayyyyyy down (from his already sluggish pace) after watching rider after rider pitch their bikes due to changing conditions and tire construction. he needs to show results in race without extenuating circumstances--and so far he hasn't.
When you are competing in the Premier class, and everyone starts, and there are no 'mechanicals' then nobody 'lucks' on to the podium. I think you are forgetting just how good you have to be to even get near a MotoGP grid in the first place. The ongoing lack of knowledge and respect on this forum constantly amazes me.

SmokinHaddock

February 26, 2015 3:50 PM

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


Rayzerp2: Seems a nice enough guy and as has been said can throw in the odd fast lap but I cant recall one race for him in motogp where he has stood out and showed what he could be capable off....truly a mystery how he is still on the bike in my opinion....but he is so good luck to him!!
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?

SmokinHaddock

February 11, 2015 9:08 AM

MotoGP » Circuit of Wales responds to Donington split


As stated by someone above any pre-contract agreement would likely as not have up front cash deposits contained within it. Perfactly reasonable for Donnington to ask for cash to start the changes they need to make. The fact that CoW haven't been able, or felt able, to hand over cash speaks volumes about their position. Why on earth DORNA gave them the rights so early in their life is bizarre. Cadwell definitely has my vote :) I reckon MM would leap a damn sight further than I ever did, possibly even further than Bomber! Sadly it looks like Silverstone. Brands would be great but the changes required aren't possible due to proximity to a housing estate....you know the sort that contains people who move close to a race track and then complain about it.


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