WSBK » Podium pleasure but ‘mixed emotions’ for Rea

Jonathan Rea scores his third World Superbike podium of the season at Imola, but errors prevent him from doing it twice in one day.

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July 02, 2013 10:12 AM

@ V4 Poweeer. Honda (all factories) obsession with Electronics is a big part of JR's woes, and the rule changes are going to make this worse.

The big issue for ALL riders and Teams next year on will be how Dorna's rule changes affect things. Instead of doing sensible stuff, Dorna seem intent on the same stuff thats made a dogs dinner out of MotoGP - and its ALL to try and keep the Factory's happy.

Factory's want to play with electronics, and threaten to stalk off in a huff if they don't get their way. So Dorna cave-in and instead of stuff that would really cut costs & make closer, fairer RACING, we'll get limited engines and 'CRT' type tier 2 & all the other over-complicated & ineffective rubbish.

I'm not the only one who thinks this - see the live chat with Tony Carter & Stuart Higgs on British Eurosport? Good stuff, and about time it was said! More please, & Dorna take note before you bury WSBK pandering to the Factory's!

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