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MotoGPete

August 29, 2014 3:15 PM

BSB » Brookes accepts black flag ruling


JedPB67:
MotoGPete: Would have been a disastrous weekend (championship wise) for Brookes (Kiyo as well) but luckily we have this awesomely great super showdown thing so everything's fine...yay! :/
I agree, the 'showdown' is s**t. The only person to win the championship through the showdown that would have done it the 'old fashioned' way was Kiyo in 2010. Other than that it's been the wrong guy every year. 2010-Kiyo 2011-Hill but should have been Byrne 2012-Byrne but should have been Brookes 2013-Lowes but should have been Byrne
Precisely! The guy with the most points should be crowned champion, after all that format seems to work well enough in just about every other motor racing series...

MotoGPete

August 21, 2014 2:10 PM
Last Edited 6 days ago

MotoGP » Smith: Signed, seamless, ready to deliver


TBF (and I'm not a Brad basher) he has not performed at the level he really needs to so far in his premier class career IMHO. He was very difficult to judge in Moto2 as that mistral is a dog of a thing and to be fair he was mega fast when they let him have a go on (what I believe was) Lorenzo's bike at the end of year test at Valencia, so the lad does have speed. If Yamaha put a competitive machine underneath him then he simply has to start getting results on the thing. Everyone knows that the Tech3 bike is pretty good so there's no real excuse for him finishing behind guys on (what most assume to be) inferior machinery. The excuses have to stop I'm afraid, going forward it has to be regular top 6 finishes at minimum...wish him the best of luck.

MotoGPete

August 20, 2014 2:05 PM

MotoGP » Redding waiting on Gresini for MotoGP 2015


It's got nothing to do with entitlement, Scott is right it would be a waste of one of the prime years of his career to spend another season on an open class machine. He's proved he is worthy of a shot on a competitive bike and one way or another he needs to get on board one for 2015. Hopefully Gresini will get their funding issues sorted and the original plan will remain, if not then I suspect he will need to consider other options (if they exist?).

MotoGPete

August 12, 2014 3:16 PM
Last Edited 21 days ago

MotoGP » More UK viewers watched BSB than MotoGP?


Shrimpling:
One point in relation to the numbers I believe a lot of viewers watch online or via the App which is not recorded in the reported viewing numbers.
Same goes for those who watched BSB on the Eurosport online player or via the app, Xbox/PS3 app or whatever, it's a valid comparison and however you may wish to dress it up 155,000 viewers for a live MotoGP race is truly pathetic. If this continues the sponsors will walk.


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