WSBK » Red flag halts race, Melandri already out

An oil spill brings the first World Superbike race at Portimao to a brief halt, but Marco Melandri won't restart it after crashing out on lap one...

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MoToGp - Unregistered

September 23, 2012 1:04 PM

To bad, but from what i saw it was melandri fault, no room at all.
But im confused now, because when i said the same about rea... it was due to rea was a real racer and not to blame him, because if a racer see room he takes it people say. so was this a real racer move or was it his own fault.
did MM make a real mistake or was it a good move like rea often does??!!

Alan - Unregistered

September 23, 2012 4:00 PM

Thats weird, i noticed that for the restart for this race they went back 1 lap to decide the grid, are they not meant to go back 2 laps or have they changed the rules again?

dustytracks - Unregistered

September 23, 2012 4:54 PM

MoToGP, are you sure it wasn't rea's fault. Maybe when rea came out of the corner he slammed the bike into reverse, went back down the track and knocked melandri off.

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