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Matthew Birt  says:

Crutchlow a title dark horse, say Rossi and Lorenzo

Cal Crutchlow’s outstanding early 2013 performances mean the British rider can be a dark horse for this year's MotoGP world championship. That’s the view of factory Yamaha duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, who were split by the Monster Tech 3 satellite rider in the top three in tonight’s opening practice session in Qatar. Crutchlow finished the opening 45-minute practice in second...

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stompmyduke

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stompmyduke says:

Cal Doomed?

Good for Cal 'The Arrogant'. Great to see him up there, although as usual his machine will fall back, as the works bikes get new bits.

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73mach3

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73mach3 says:

cal

cal go for it!

us yanks need some one to route for!

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73mach3

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73mach3 says:

ps

that speaks english

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CBR11X

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CBR11X says:

FP1 Results

Doha, Thursday, April 04, 2013
Pos. Num. Rider Nation Team Bike Km/h Time Gap 1st/Prev.
1 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 341.7 1'56.685
2 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 338.5 1'56.743 0.058 / 0.058
3 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 338.2 1'56.756 0.071 / 0.013
4 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 344.7 1'57.276 0.591 / 0.520
5 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 343.0 1'57.538 0.853 / 0.262
6 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA GO&FUN Honda Gresini Honda 340.4 1'57.601 0.916 / 0.063
7 6 Stefan BRADL GER LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 343.5 1'57.670 0.985 / 0.069
8 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 344.4 1'57.749 1.064 / 0.079
9 41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Power Electronics Aspar ART 325.3 1'57.843 1.158 / 0.094
10 69 Nicky HAYDEN USA Ducati Team Ducati 341.7 1'57.926 1.241 / 0.083
11 38 Bradley SMITH GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 328.5 1'58.369 1.684 / 0.443
12 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing Ducati 340.5 1'58.559 1.874 / 0.190
13 11 Ben SPIES USA Ignite Pramac Racing Ducati 341.0 1'58.575 1.890 / 0.016
14 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Blusens FTR 319.1 1'59.608 2.923 / 1.033
15 14 Randy DE PUNIET FRA Power Electronics Aspar ART 323.2 1'59.633 2.948 / 0.025
16 17 Karel ABRAHAM CZE Cardion AB Motoracing ART 324.3 1'59.758 3.073 / 0.125
17 5 Colin EDWARDS USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR Kawasaki 320.6 2'00.341 3.656 / 0.583
18 68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Paul Bird Motorsport ART 317.6 2'00.426 3.741 / 0.085
19 7 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN Avintia Blusens FTR 311.4 2'00.563 3.878 / 0.137
20 71 Claudio CORTI ITA NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR Kawasaki 321.0 2'01.227 4.542 / 0.664
21 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 317.7 2'01.438 4.753 / 0.211
22 67 Bryan STARING AUS GO&FUN Honda Gresini FTR Honda 317.9 2'01.942 5.257 / 0.504
23 52 Lukas PESEK CZE Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 317.2 2'02.079 5.394 / 0.137
24 70 Michael LAVERTY GBR Paul Bird Motorsport PBM 318.3 2'02.135 5.450 / 0.056

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ow01fogno1

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ow01fogno1 says:

awsum work

having jorge and rossi looking over their shoulders, where are the hondas??? or dovi???

 

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pogo_it

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pogo_it says:

factory help

Lets hope his race performances are as good as his testing and practice, maybe if he keeps it up yam could send him something to help fend off the hondas?

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Bultoboy

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Bultoboy says:

He's doing well, the lap speed is there without doubt, we can only hope for better starts, the same speed in the opening laps and no crashes.

Love the way the spec of the Tech3 bike changes with every report...

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AlexDAbomB69

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AlexDAbomB69 says:

Go cal

If he is a constant threat up front for podiums or race wins surely Yamaha will be more forthcoming with factory parts or even a bike. Good luck Mr Crutchlow and let the haters eat their words come Sunday night.

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hugelean

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hugelean says:

'Significant disadvantage' ???? Great one lap pace from Cal but a way to go yet to get on the race pace of Jorge and Rossi..Very dark horse but would love to see him win a race this year. GoCAL!!

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racingfan99

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racingfan99 says:

Great to see Cal fast in testing. Brilliant news, let's hope he can turn it into good regular performances/posiums come race day.  Tech3 are a consistently well set-up team.

There's always that thing with Cal if his performances drop then his confidence really seems to drop off too and he get's on a downer. Hopefully this season he can remain stronger if adversity strikes.

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