First moto GP of 2012

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First moto GP of 2012

Post by Zax » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:20 pm

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Good first race of the season

Brilliant race / results for both Bradle and Cruchlow

Even Edwards on the CRT did reasonably well

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by steve » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:49 pm

Realistically Edwards couldn't have hoped for a better result but had the race been a few laps longer he could have done the unbelievable :eek

Crutchlow did really well :2up

Looked like an old injury was making a reappearance on the podium :eek :boohoo

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Akrapovic » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:55 pm

My hat is tipped at Pedrosa's performance too. I didn't see that coming.

Bit frustrating the whole Rossi situation. I still have my fingers crossed there.

Top effort from Mr Crutchlow though. :worthy

I see Bradley Smith lost his rear brake due to a bolt missing or something like that. :eek Someone will be for the high-jump there methinks.

I feel so much better now the bike racing season has now kicked off. Looking forward to the BSB aswell. :2up

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Zax » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:47 pm

Akrapovic wrote: I feel so much better now the bike racing season has now kicked off. Looking forward to the BSB aswell. :2up

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Wilko86 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:20 am

Crutchlow had a cracker. Had the race of gone on for a few extra laps I would of expected Edwards to have gone past Spies. Bring on Jerez!

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Borntobewild » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:38 am

Great race and great result.

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by axoM » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:47 am

Bring on Jerez. Tickets ordered, i'll be there.

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Akrapovic » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:57 am

axoM wrote:Bring on Jerez. Tickets ordered, i'll be there.
Not jealous at all........ :evil

Have a good one. :2up

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Coddy » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:09 pm

Was impressed will Cal Crutchlow.

He has to up his game this yea, as he is going to get shafted at the end of the season, so he is riding for a good bike next season. So, to beat a more experienced team mate, good stuff.
Bradley Smith is already signed to get the 2nd Tech 3 in 2013, and i can bet he will not deserve it, unless he finishes at least top 3 in Moto 2 (he won't), and Dovi will have more sponsor money to bring to Tech 3.

Lorenzo looks like he's up for it.
Stoner still the one to beat.

As for Rossi. Im a fan, but i think his head has gone. There's not to much wrong with the bike. Haydon done well, and Barbera doing well. The problem is Rossi. I think the 30 seconds to sort out the Ducati quote from Rossi and Burgess is haunting them.
Time to start his own team next season, leasing either a Yamaha or a Honda (if Lorenzo or Stoner would allow them to be supplied a bike).

There you go, Rossi and Crutchlow in the same team, on Monster / Nasto Azzuro Yamaha's for 2013.

As for Arrons link above, it looks like the toys are about to come out the pram. Is the 'im no engineer' quote a dig at Jerry Burgess?

As for Moto 2. It wont be long before someone banjo's Marc Marquez for dangerous riding, and seems to not have learned from his past despite the crash last year that very nearly ended his career. He cut up Luthi and pushed him onto the run off, and he did a very similar move where he cut right across the front of Iannoni.

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Re: First moto GP of 2012

Post by Zax » Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:28 pm

I think that bradly smith has got a seat with the tech3 team for next season

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