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Bandini

June 25, 2015 5:45 PM

MotoGP » Fast Rossi favours new chassis, wary of Honda


We know Rossi tends to choose his direction early in the weekend and focus on making it work. Lorenzo tends to hedge his bets a bit more chances are his position today is not his true pace, more likely, he is still testing and evaluating which chassis to go with. I'd be willing to bet his wet weather setup will be on the older more familiar chassis but which he will choose to race I couldn't tell you. Both Hondas are looking good pedrosa is a bit more precise than marquez so if their problems persist I'd expect pedrosa to do better in the race. If they give marquez a bike he can be wild with I wouldn't count him out for the win. As always weather could play a big part at assen. Personally I see a Honda win on the cards but the real fight is between Vr and Jlo for the championship lead. I expect there will be a serious ding done between these two this weekend. We all know Vr can battle but just because he likes to go away at the front doesn't mean Jlo can't scrap

Bandini

June 25, 2015 6:02 PM

MotoGP » Race Direction to enforce stricter penalties for Moto3


The racing in moto3 is some of the best available. It's sad that qualify and practice is marred by this problem. Many riders have spoken out about it this year I'm glad race direction are taking their concerns seriously but on the other hand it's dissapionting it has had to come to this. I know moto3 riders tend to be young and it's difficult to qualify in such a competitive field but they really should know better. The 107% rule seems a bit odd to me surely penalties should be awarded to riders looking for a tow on the racing line irrespective of class it's not just a moto3 issue

Bandini

May 02, 2015 8:20 PM

MotoGP » Espargaro eager for Suzuki power


Hope the get him the horsepower soon but more importantly I hope it doesn't ruin the Chassis when they do. The Suzuki seems to handle well and have a great chassis at the moment but more power could tie that same chassis up in knots. As with everything one thing will effect another so it may not be as simple as just bolting in a more powerful engine

Bandini

June 15, 2015 6:25 PM

MotoGP » Marquez tempted by 2014 chassis switch


It sounds like Honda are running up against the usability problem previously seen by Ducati and the Yamaha. When you have a very talented rider who can extract the most from a bike engineers tend to go in a direction that sacrifices usability for perceived potential speed gains. Even with a supremely talented rider (Stoner, Rossi, Marquez, Lorenzo) there comes a point where the operating window of the machine becomes to narrow and this results in the rider overriding, crashing or making mistakes. Yamaha prior to this season had stated they were looking for more usability from their machine which they seem to have found and Ducati had a bike that eventually even Stoner couldn't be fast on consistently. I think this might be what Marquez is getting at when he says last years bike allowed him to make mistakes not so much that he needs a machine that allows him to make mistakes as the margin of error has become to narrow. The Honda has been widely regarded as the best bike on the grid for

Bandini

April 28, 2015 5:35 PM

MotoGP » Dani Pedrosa delays MotoGP return


46Renovation: This surely is or should be the end of the road for Dani. An injury-induced exit might even provide some kind of graceful alibi for a career with, lets be frank, such a dismal record at the Motogp level for a protagonist blessed to have top end machinery throughout that period. I like Dani very much but, sadly, he has failed to cut it for an apparent top gunner.
A dismal record in Motogp? Really? the only time he's ever finished outside the top 4 in the Motogp Championship was his rookie year. He's won everything except for the Championship including two 250cc titles and a 125cc title and on his day has beaten everybody he's ever raced against including Stoner, Lorenzo, Rossi, Marquez etc. Any time Dani is mentioned theres always somebody willing to call him an underachiever his record dismal. I wonder have you ever actually looked at Dani's record? He's won far more races than some of the Commonly accepted Legends of the Sport.

Bandini

April 28, 2015 5:13 PM

MotoGP » Chassis upgrade for Scott Redding


With Pedrosa out and MM with an injured hand it certainly seems HRC are doing what they can to put spoilers in the mix to slow down Yamaha. This weekend one of the best opportunities of the year for either Redding or Crutchlow to get into the mix proper. Yes Crutchlow podiumed last time out but that was more to do with MM's fall rather than actually being in a position to fight for the podium


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