WSBK » Faulty tyre undoes Spies victory effort


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JT - Unregistered

October 04, 2009 6:41 PM

Haga wins 2009 World Superbike Championship!! No way Ben wins 2 in Portimao. No way he gains 10 points on Haga. The series is too tight now. WSBK is way more exciting than MotoGP.

aeolus

October 04, 2009 7:13 PM

Faulty equipment this season have proven Spies undoing unless Nori has a similar misfortune in Portimao but that isn't likely as the Duck is very reliable. But, that's racing...and preparation. And luck.

Russ - Unregistered

October 04, 2009 7:29 PM

the title is far from over.

theres a decent probability it could be wet in portimao at the end of october - which would throw plenty petrol on the fire!!

even if its dry, its still in spies' hands and one mishap or a piece of misofortune from either rider could decide the title

ZX10Rob - Unregistered

October 04, 2009 7:43 PM

Even more respect to Ben, wow what a phenomenon, to be able to finish 4th with a crap tyre, parallels with Rossi! He will win the championship now, surely.

Ronald Revsak

October 04, 2009 8:05 PM


It's been an amazin season, to be going into the final round just 10 points between them is awesome. I bet Haga's a bit supprised that Spies is taking him down to the wire. Can't wait for the final showdown. :D :D :D

Gbert - Unregistered

October 04, 2009 8:21 PM

there are no sure things here.. and whoever thinks that is lying to themselves. This is down to the wire, with Haga, obviously being in a better position. As far as I'm concerned, this can go either way. Spies has the capabilities to win, but so does Haga. They're both amazing and good under pressure.

pp916 - Unregistered

October 04, 2009 9:19 PM

If I remember right Shakey was fastest at the winter test at Portimao.....any bets on Ducati providing him with a decent bike for the last round rather than that shed he's been riding all year?

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