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Matthew Birt  says:

Aspar not expecting imminent RCV1000R upgrade

Nicky Hayden’s Aspar squad has conceded that its underpowererd new production Honda RCV1000R is unlikely to receive a motor upgrade until the fourth race of 2014 at the earliest. A lack of acceleration and top speed was quickly identified as a big weakness of the new RCV1000R, which is Honda’s entry in the new Open category, designed specifically to bolster grid...

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wosihound

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wosihound says:

The RCVRs fuel tank..

is allowed 24 litres. Nakamoto boasted HRC didn't need the full allocation and said it was 23 litres..turns out it's only 22.2 litres.

More lies and deception..Bulto-style.


This excerpt is from an excellent piece by Kevin Cameron - respected MotoGP technical journalist in everyone's mind apart from Redneck Robert Buttamasangy, of course..because he's a YANK.

If you truly want to start getting your head around politics and the role HRC play within the sport, threatening and manipulating the series to gain advantage while building their evil empire..open the link to the full article..


MotoGP race director Mike Webb says..

More recently, there has been a rules change regarding the fuel limit. Because liquid hydrocarbons shrink about one cc per liter for each degree Centigrade they are cooled, teams have carried large refrigerators to shrink their fuel.

“Fuel-temperature limits came about as a consequence of the capacity limits,” Webb commented. “Every one of those steps is requested by the MSMA. Cooling the fuel is something that any engineer would naturally do. Once it became apparent they were doing that, MSMA said, ‘Please, can we set a temperature limit?’ A limit of 15 degrees Centigrade below ambient was set. I believe it is 10 C in F1. They will go to the absolute tolerance they are permitted. We followed what F1 did.”

The latest rule now requires teams to decant fuel into a container of specified shape so the thermometer can be pushed right to the bottom (where the coldest fuel, being the most dense, settles). Why such a rule?

Because a least one team, rumored to be Honda, was “asking” a tech inspector to not push his thermometer to the bottoms of its tanks, “for fear that it might damage the fuel pump pickup.”

What was actually happening is that a team or teams were freezing a part of their fuel to very low temperature, pouring it into the bottom of the tank to create a temperature-stratified situation. So long as the thermometer wasn’t pushed down into the super-cooled layer, all would be legal. Requiring the fuel to be measured in a special container prevents such temperature stratification."



http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/01/29/ducati-set-to-shake-up-motogp-with-new-open-strategy/

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Bob Buttamasangy

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What a lot of bull**** Wosi! Clearly fluid dynamics wasn't the subject of your thesis all those years ago.

Can you imagine for one second the surface area interaction between the hot and 'cold' fuel, let alone the time between filling the tank and the effect the radiant heat of the engine might have on a sealed and pre-shrunk (cooled) petrol receptacle? How much was cold, how much was cool, when was it measured, maybe they're using a new stretchy type of aloominum?

American motorcycle journalism... it clearly hasn't improved. When I look at those sites today, I'd swear Roberts was still racing and Spies was just unlucky. Sad bunch.

 

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saturn392

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saturn392 says:

B.B.

you contrary git - you've got more 'issues' than 'Playboy' !   Better take it up with Kevin Cameron and Mike Webb.

 

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Bob Buttamasangy

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Wosi's boyfriend to the rescue.

I suppose you're gonna tell me Kev Cameron worked for Elf's R&D department for nearly 9 years manipulating those nasty little hydrocarbon chains and filling the voids with oxygen? 16% if I remember corectly.

 

You pair of knuckleheads prolly know as much as Kev Cameron and that is no compliment in case you were wondering.

 

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saturn392

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saturn392 says:

'Prolly' is such an effeminate word Bob !    Used widely by the 'gay' community so I'm told !

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CH987

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CH987 says:

If you you asked all the riders on the grid what bike they would most like to be on they would all say Honda, except VR.

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Bob Buttamasangy

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Did Wosi whisper it softly in your ear Sadturd392, or maybe he mentioned it as he was pushing your stool in?

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wosihound

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wosihound says:

Brown chums..

You managed to get your back wheels in Bulto's garage yet Bob?

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