WSBK » Haslam reflects on frustrating weekend


'We missed out because I felt we could have definitely challenged Carlos Checa for a podium in race one' - Leon Haslam

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Mack - Unregistered

July 03, 2012 3:43 PM

Leon come out+say it.....They havent given u the new spec electronics yet.

Melandri is the focus for development im afraid,try+get on a new ride for next season buddy...u aint goin nowhere on the beemer.

Etz

July 04, 2012 1:14 AM

Are you serious Mack? I think BMW would love nothing more than a 1-2 finish in every single race. Haslam's run close to the front in a lot of early races, it seems like we're seeing the same mid-season slump we ran into with him last year. I just hope he gets his stuff together, it's a shame seeing him always hovering around 6-8th positions

Mack - Unregistered

July 04, 2012 1:38 PM

Yes Etz i am serious...Leon is not on the same spec bike as melandri,remember the team manager is italian+he has chosen melandri to develop the new direction for the electronics as he is the most experienced rider(and maybe rightly so)Its standard practice for this to happen throughout the paddock(ask Eugene)and this decision is probably justified by the results but i would like to see Leon get a few crumbs soon....

Mack - Unregistered

July 10, 2012 12:48 PM

Word round the camp fire is that bmw are looking to drop Leon-Checa taking his place...Biaggi to Ducati or Kawasaki,but given his acrimonious split with Ducati last time the the green machine could be on the cards.

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