WSBK » Melandri takes momentum to Silverstone

Following his double success last time out at Brno, BMW rider Marco Melandri takes his impressive current form to Silverstone for round ten of the season.

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July 31, 2012 10:22 AM

Melandri is really showing his class this year, it amazes me when people are surprised by what he did last year and this year. This guy was a 250 world champ and second in moto gp to VR in his prime. I'm sure he'll be up there but i'm still hoping Sykes can get the job done at home.

Being second to Rossi in motogp is hardly something to be proud of, Rossi has been exposed as just another average rider.

Biaggi, a motogp reject and 41 years old...Melandri on the best bike...Melandri should hang his head in shame if he doesnt win the title.


July 31, 2012 3:13 PM

re: "Max Biaggi will be strong too"

okay marco, now you're just being cheeky. LOL you and i both know all's it takes is a lil' pressure from someone ELSE italian for max to fold like a wallet... :blush: and that's exactly what you've been giving him...!!! :D hey, whatever works.

SUZOOK - Unregistered

July 31, 2012 6:37 PM

It will be a travesty of justice if Melandri and BMW don't win the championship this year. They are pouring enormous amounts of development time and funds into their World Superbike effort. BMW in particular,is spending the sort of money that could a a job done in MotoGP.


July 31, 2012 8:59 PM

re: "It will be a travesty of justice if Melandri and BMW don't win the championship this year."

as long as bikes continue to be sold, Munich says Motogp can SUCK IT...!!! the long standing safety cars are all the presence they need.

re: "BMW in particular,is spending the sort of money that could get a job done in MotoGP."

only to have it circling the drain right along with the rest who falsely invested in grandprix. shrewd are the boffin counters of bavaria.

33bikefan - Unregistered

July 31, 2012 9:03 PM

I for one, cannot wait for Silverstone. im going to be there all weekend with my pit pass as well....Come on Marco, id love you do get a double win sure you can do it as well. Your season is getting better and better. Good luck for the rest of the season...see you at Silverstone :)

ex-loko.tkc.exe - Unregistered

July 31, 2012 9:07 PM

just one question... WHY oh... WHY BMW cannot gave this bike to Corser in the past? im not sure if BMW change this year to Magnetti Marelli...somebody can tell about this...? thanks...

i also hope Sykes find the way to deal with
tires to final laps... awesome...

jjletho - Unregistered

August 01, 2012 1:26 AM

this is going to be a key race. Aprilia did some testing in Mugello and I think they solve most of the chattering problems they had in Brno, but Max doesn't like Silverstone too much, hopefully for him brits will help him stop Melandri... Expecting some big show from Haslam, he's at a career turnpoint...

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