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Matthew Birt  says:

Bradley Smith within one second of Valentino Rossi in Sepang

Rookie Bradley Smith gave himself a huge confidence boost in Malaysia today by finishing less than a second behind nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi on the second day of MotoGP testing at the Sepang International Circuit. The 22-year-old slashed a massive 1.5s off his best time from the opening day to leap from 12th to eighth position in the rankings on...

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  • Posted 2 years ago (06 February 2013 11:51)

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Aug 02

Posts: 2323

Hedgehog5 says:

Good news...

... progression in each session is what he's looking for... 1.5 seconds was a big improvement over his 1st outing but they will become expontially smaller as he reaches his limit with this bike... hopefully that limit will be up where Cal & Rossi are.

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Jul 06

Posts: 2050

buelligan272 says:


Really pleased to see Bradley doing so well after such a short time on the bike.
He is a very talented rider and now he has a great bike and an excellent team behind him I am sure he will be challenging his team mate before to long.

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Jun 10

Posts: 288

bluehaze60 says:

Well done Bradley, no mean feat to be that quick on your 2nd day on the bike, should shut up all the doubters,

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Feb 12

Posts: 254

Titosfuneral says:

So it looks like it was that bike last year, then. Nice one Bradley.

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Jun 11

Posts: 568

ratchetman says:


Well done Bradley. The best way to silence those tossers who said you wouldn't make the grade is on the track. A really positive start

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Aug 09

Posts: 180

busaman195 says:

fair shout brad.

good for him,lets hope he has a good year.well said ratchetman....

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Mar 11

Posts: 50


pleased for bradley....i wasnt sure about his move up and a lot on here didnt even think he deserved the ride,,,,well done

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Jul 08

Posts: 185

BMEP says:

Well done Brad

He's a good lad, steady progress gets long term results.

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Jul 12

Posts: 3300

wosihound says:

Yes..cracking lad.

Makes you want to ruffle his hair in a blokey sort of way..

Hold on a sec..he hasn't got any?

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Apr 09

Posts: 1407

Richard1967 says:


Things can only get better I hope for Brad . What plonker thought iannone was going to shock them all ? oh it was me, looks like Ducati wont be mounting a challenge this season , a great shame ,can't they use the Desmosedici road bike as a CRT? 

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