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Cal Crutchlow signs for Ducati

Cal Crutchlow has taken a massive career gamble by accepting the tough challenge of transforming Ducati’s flagging fortunes in MotoGP next season. The British rider rejected an improved pay deal to stay with the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 squad and will be reunited with former teammate Andrea Dovizioso on a factory Desmosedici in 2014. The former World Supersport champion had until last...

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jahagon

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jahagon says:

NOOOOOOOO!!!

 2013 - regular top three finisher.

2014 - fighting for tenth place.

 

terrible, terrible news.

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AlexDAbomB69

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AlexDAbomB69 says:

There you go

 then, good luck Cal you are going to need it.

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Richard1967

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Richard1967 says:

All has been said

about this move already , nice pay cheque , I hope Cal does really well though

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Carlosoul

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Carlosoul says:

So long...

as Marquez is riding it doesnt really matter who is riding what, he is the new Rossi

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williewheelbreaker

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Noooooooooooooo!!!!!!!

Oh..... well yes? This was and has been the most likely outcome for about a month now. I can't wait... racing that smooth, cool, pesky Italian on the same bike again!!! Cal should have the measure of him more often now but if he doesn't...........  

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williewheelbreaker

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Right boys and girls.....

Enough of that Stoner thread..... Please!!!! 

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farny

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farny says:

crutchlow

so long buddy you DID well

just don't break to many bones

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BigKev86

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BigKev86 says:

A few points....

  • The Ducati is still fast
  • Ducati know how to win races
  • Audi will not tolerate failure
  • Cal is a top rider who is entitled to make the most of his earning potential
  • Cal will know exactly what he is getting involved in

Good on yer Cal, all the best!

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Krapp

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Krapp says:

Hahahahahaha...

Has anyone seen a ghost at Ducati? I have, it looks like a bum and speaks English.

'The money is very important to these riders'. Note that  'these riders' is Jarvis lingo for 'mediocre riders'. No real ambition, no champ in the making, no nothing.

 

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Andy_L

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Andy_L says:

Cal could have a very tough time on that bike (and against that team-mate) next year.  But on the plus side, if he finds himself being embarrassed by CRT bikes, at least there won't be many people in Britain seeing it.

 

Perhaps Ducati need to spend a bit less money on riders and a bit more either on the bike or on engineers.

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