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Matthew Birt  says:

Loris Capirossi certain Valentino Rossi still fast enough to win

Valentino Rossi is still fast enough to challenge Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo’s recent domination of the MotoGP world championship. That’s the view of Rossi’s fellow Italian Loris Capirossi, who quit MotoGP after a record-breaking career at the end of 2011. Rossi is currently facing the biggest crisis of his illustrious career having admitted that he can’t get close to even challenging...

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Apr 12

Posts: 1

caseyisakunt says:

hell yes

Give him a factory Yamaha or Honda and he'll have Lorenzo & Stoner consoling each other on getting owned.

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Mar 12

Posts: 4

All I know is Motogp isnt the same when Rossi is in the race but you know he isn't going to feature. If this next race isn't any better Ducati should lease a Yamaha and paint it red and stick ducati on the side. Would it really matter if they did that, not like you can buy a gp bike anyway. We all know they make nice road bikes...hell the gp bikes almost a Yamaha now anyway lol

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Oct 11

Posts: 617

revnev7 says:


         Fancy an Italian saying that !      And for all you anti-realist`s,you don`t just go down yer local puch dealer`s and order up a couple of prototypes from Japan, THEY decide who get`s `em,bloody hell, look what he`s done to Ducati, ffs. They`ve got reputation`s to up-hold. Can`t have just anybody riding `em.

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Mar 11

Posts: 1386

Yamaha3358 says:


IF Rossi was on a Honda... IF Rossi was on a Yamaha... Its so easy to say 'If', isn't it? Rossi has made his bed, and now he's laying in it. Its just a shame that when he wakes up, he can't make it(his bed). Pun power. But hey, he's still a development genius, he can win on any bike, and without a doubt is quite clearly the best we have ever seen... Oh and his ability to adapt is quite remarkable. Pshhh.

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Feb 10

Posts: 565

RobTZ says:


Never rule the GOAT out. When things for him and the team click into place, we will be back challenging at the top, I am sure.

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Jun 11

Posts: 233

Smackbum says:

Flawed genius

That is Valentino's current status.  Being owned by your journeyman teammate is not a good way to start the season, but his comments later show a complete lack of class.  JB can only cover for him if Rossi plays the game and keeps the dirty laundry in the bag, not blurt out recriminations and excuses as if he had already left the building.  Trouble is - jumping ship is not an option as his white elephant reputation will seriously reduce his options.

Time to harden up!

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Jul 11

Posts: 968

motoking says:


you remind me of packs of 46ers long time ago. about 1 and half years ago. where're them now??? watching rossi's ass from 30 secs behind. LOL. btw, robTZ : i read that about 2 years ago. hope your now one of packs i mention above. :)

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Aug 11

Posts: 697

Bootlegger says:

Sure he's fast enough

Ferrari 458 this weekend. Hell. All he needs to do is generate enough heat into the #21 Bridgestone front whilst Stoner and Pedrosa keep it as cold as possible by keeping their front wheels 10mm in front of the safety car on the warm up lap.

Loris,Loris,Loris. Have you forgotten that you won many races and almost a GP title in 2006 with an apparently shit bike around about your mates age.  Fast these days ? Fast with the new tire spec,certainly. George must be laughing his head off,heading to Jerez. Another leap into the pond I guess.

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Apr 11

Posts: 3368

Bultoboy says:

When things click

Never rule the GOAT out. When things for him and the team click into place, we will be back challenging at the top, I am sure.


From what's being reported, the only thing that is going to go click at Ducati is the sound of the door latch closing after he's bolted through it.

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Dec 08

Posts: 1970

thestig08 says:

certain Loris really?

Well thats ok then ,the only thing is, He was supposed to be the development talent that could make the Ducati better than when Casey rode it,or do we forget that bit ? to be a great rider on the right machine is one thing to be a great rider on any or be a development rider it seems is another,Oh and Loris did you notice he is not even the quickest duke ,why so ?

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