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Matthew Birt  says:

Sepang test: Hard tyre headache for Nicky Hayden

Nicky Hayden’s reckons his quest to adapt quickly to Ducati’s GP9 machine has not been helped by a lack of confidence in Bridgestone’s hard compound rear tyre. The American has so far struggled to set a competitive time on the harder casing rubber, though he did break into the top ten on the second day in Sepang. The former factory Honda rider...

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  • Posted 6 years ago (06 February 2009 13:45)

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Jul 08

Posts: 413

stoner27 says:

hope he can improve..

not another ducati back runner for f sake..i would imagine casey is faster on the straight due to nicky being a fat knacker in comparison .just hope he can crack the times before the start of the season.

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Feb 09

Posts: 4

v6064 says:

oh no !

hope this isn't a glimpse of whats to come, i think people see casey make it look easy then once they get on the bike its a huge wake up call. Like i say theres only one stoner.

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Feb 09

Posts: 10

Pyak says:

Stoners SOOOO Good!

Its Amazing how Stoner and Rossi can make good bikes great and everyone else struggles. Just goes to show that with Motorbikes its about riding ability and good bikes.

Even the great Hayden finds this Ducati hard to ride. I would like to see if Rossi could ride it as well as Stoner or would he be even faster than Casey???


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