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Jerez MotoGP: Lorenzo takes home pole

Factory Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo will start tomorrow's MotoGP race at Jerez from pole position. Lorenzo took advantage of the drying track to take pole position on his final lap of the session. Compatriot Dani Pedrosa will start from second on the grid after battling with Lorenzo throughout the session for pole position. Factory Ducati rider Nicky Hayden takes the final place on...

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Jul 10

Posts: 1394

I dont agree with klinkerhoffen often

But cant argue with any of that, nice one nostro bud

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Jun 09

Posts: 251

sprintst955 says:


Goat my arse.I never saw hailwood/agostini/sheen/doohan/lorenzo/stoner .get hammered by their teamate.the man is like a lot of other riders their biggest talent is getting their own bike /tyres etc.i am delighted that this ridiculous myth has been exposed for the bollocks it is.goat pah,


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Oct 07

Posts: 1306

hugelean says:

Does anyone know if the rest of the riders will be setting off at the same time as Dani and Jorge or will they be giving them half a minutes start... dire....

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Dec 10

Posts: 474

eddl says:

IM a big rossi fan but dont know wtf is going on do you? nah but you keep pouring out myth's if's and maybe's, also a a massive rdp fan always said underated

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Jul 08

Posts: 1015

Nostro of old in from the cold?

Fantastic post Nostro! Try and "Not be arsed" more often........ Not that you should care but I concur with your comments. Much like my reference to Spencer your Poggialli prognosis seems to fit the bill. 

For some time now I have thought that Rossi just didn't get on with the bike, combined with the broken leg (1st proper injury of his long career not that I think any rider should get injured... ever), and a crook shoulder (ouch) with the inherent long recovery time. 

Add to that nightmare of nearly taking the  head off of one of your mates and the unavoidable consequences of that accident. The fire could easily have been reduced to a few embers and he doesn't even know it? With his spate of Ducati front end crashes and lack of confidence in the feel he gets from the bike.... maybe he is subconciously concerned he could be seriously injured if he comes off in a crowd?

I think Hayden is on it at Jerez because of the conditions and he is proported to perform better at left handed circuits because he is a Yank. Ah yes I know Jerez isn't an anti clockwise circuit but turns 3 & 4 (Doohan and McWilliams career killers) and 7 & 8 are big boy, big balls drifters which....... go left.

Funnily enough I am wishing Nicky a really good result here but won't get excited about his performance on the Duke for at least 3 more races and then we will see how the positions are shaking out.



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Oct 05

Posts: 112

RichieRotten says:

Last season for VR?

I must say I do admire the VR fan club, whose ambition for their favourite rider certainly out weighs his talent. Face the facts he is history. The only reason he still turns up to MOTO GP is because he has a legal obligation to do so i.e. a contract with his employers to do so, I do not believe he has the belly for it any more. For sure this is his last season.

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Feb 10

Posts: 566

RobTZ says:


If it all clicks into place for him then he will win again.

Best of luck for Cal tomorrow.

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May 09

Posts: 97

1050cc says:


"Goat my arse.I never saw hailwood/agostini/sheen/doohan/lorenzo/stoner .get hammered by their teamate.the man is like a lot of other riders their biggest talent is getting their own bike /tyres etc.i am delighted that this ridiculous myth has been exposed for the bollocks it is.goat pah,"

Total knobend!

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Mar 09

Posts: 5398

Nostrodamus says:

Benny Benny Benny

Three and a half seconds. Not three teenths, three and a half bleedin' seconds! And you're telling me he's still mentally strong? In comparison to you maybe! Rossi conceded defeat to Lorenzo the moment he walked away from Yamaha, and to Stoner the moment he tipped the Ducati into turn one at Valencia 2010. Have you not read any of the words the man himself has spoken?

Thanks Willie. You make good points regarding the subconscious nature of Rossi's problems and steel shoed Nicky.


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Sep 11

Posts: 2289

YamahaGYTR says:

The Italian dream team what was supposed to be looks all but over Ducati has a new lead rider in Nicky does not bode well in the Rossi camp.

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