WSBK » Catalogue of issues leaves Haslam point-less


Leon Haslam finishes a lap down on his rivals during the first race at Portimao before retiring just two laps into the second race...

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Nick636

September 25, 2012 11:50 AM

Never say never

Careful, that's the golden boy of England right there... haha. Honestly, I know he's been injured a lot, but he's just not shaping on this bike. Hopefully things go better at Honda, but it's not gonna be easy.

oleonhenryhonda - Unregistered

September 25, 2012 12:18 PM

He would have won at Donnington but for Marco Melandri (and Johnny Rea a little bit) but he could still win has plenty of stamina just needs right bike and some luck like the rest. Ten Kate Hondas seem good for the Brits

cruachan - Unregistered

September 25, 2012 1:07 PM

I agree with the above comment, I think Leon's heads been down a wee bit since that incident at Donnington as it became clear that Melandri was Number 1 and that Leon would probably be leaving.

jake` - Unregistered

September 25, 2012 1:25 PM

I kind of agree with the first post. Leon is one of those guys that obviously has talent but just can never seem to put it together to make a serious championship run. He's had some top rides were obviously he was on a good team and bike because his teammate won the title (twice) or was there about and he didn't really factor in. I don't see a move to honda changing anything

jumbobet - Unregistered

September 25, 2012 1:50 PM

puttin intermediate tyres on that track, and a jump start are NOT back luck... there are big mistakes.

Haslam should stop whining and take some responsability. I think he's fast and I'm happy he's got a contract for 2013, but the Bmw box has now two headcases

JS99 - Unregistered

September 25, 2012 11:22 PM

Correct 2nd still isn't a world tittle though first comment is spot on haslam arrives at a big spending BMW team and looks great takes a couple of podiums looks good for year two with BMW and then ...... Oh no they have signed a good rider melandri comes along everyone realises haslam is just average a bit like camier or byrne should stick to BSB where they will fight for the championship

Mark B - Unregistered

September 26, 2012 3:58 AM

And I thought it was just me who has noticed he's not won anything since he was about 15, has had some incredibly good rides and made a lot of mistakes (Assen?). I just don't rate him at all.

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