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Matthew Birt  says:

Ben Spies explains Ducati switch

Ben Spies has given his reasons for abandoning plans to return to World Superbikes in 2013 to sign a deal to race a factory-backed Ducati in MotoGP. The Texan looked certain to be heading to World Superbikes to partner Marco Melandri in a BMW Italia effort when he revealed in Indianapolis that he if he was racing in 2013 it would...

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Nostrodamus

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Nostrodamus says:

Yes congratulations to Rossi

6th fastest after the one and only dry session of the weekend. Of course he did have the advanatge of a two day test here just two short weeks ago....

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ow01fogno1

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ow01fogno1 says:

yes he was.

cal defo looks more at home on the yamaha now on more than one track, good qualifying from redding too,bradl looks the danger man tomorrow tho if pedro and jorge bugger off then we could see cal and bradl duff it out got 3rd,unless dovi and rossi pulls there fingers out.:laugh::laugh:

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Bultoboy

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Bultoboy says:

10 out of 10 SM

For a well reasoned, relevant and objective comment...

Makes you wonder why stoner crashed his so badly and fked up the entire year. The bike's obviously very fast and easy to ride, but casey still couldn't manage to steer it round without messing up

I'd guess if he was riding at the pace required for 10th on the grid or 10th place finished he wouldn't get the wheels out of line, never mind crashing. Up to 1.5 - 2s a lap faster and maybe the chances of crashing are a bit higher

A bit like your brain does if you try and put too many thoughts together.

The lad isn't even racing and you and Firebird still can't supress whatever psychological problems you have with him...

Sad to see indeed

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Bultoboy

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Bultoboy says:

Cal

A good start and a podium is a real possibility - it's all on the start, he has to make it. Maybe then he can close some points up on Dovi if he gets tucked up in the first lap.

Good luck to Rea and I'd expect Spies to finish higher up than his grid position - he was looking better on his no.1 bike.

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Firebird3

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Firebird3 says:

Cheers Nostro

Not a bad result for Rossi, considering his usual qualifying sessions. So expect to see him up there in the race, where he usually does better than his qualifying.

 

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Firebird3

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Firebird3 says:

Bulto

I have no issues with Stoner, apart from he is a whinger. Now everybody moans when things aren't going their way and their luck is out, but he has the uncanny knack of whinging even when he is winning. 

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gixpeed

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gixpeed says:

Stoner

Your constant whining about Stoner is just plain old bs. He is one of the best riders out there in terms of riding talent, not PR or pleasing stupid brit wankers like you all. He tells it like it is. So does Collin Edwards !

You pussies!

 

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Firebird3

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Firebird3 says:

Stoner

No one is disputing Stoners ability, but he is not a likable bloke. Don't compare him to Colin Edwards, who has more charisma in his left toe than Stoner has ever had.

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COZ69

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COZ69 says:

qixeed

take that cheesburger out your mouth i can understand you

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cornbowl

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cornbowl says:

Audition

I think Jonathan has fully realised this is audition time for him, and he's not approaching it as a no brainer WSB ride, all he needs to do is bring it home in his qualifying position, and he'll have done well, and next race he'll improve. Another good chance of a podium for Cal, unless VR46 gets it. 

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