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Well, I got the top 3 results right. Totally predictable, with Pedrobot on form, Lolly racing for the championship, Vale coming back, and Stoner falling back.
I just did not predict Dovi beating Spies.

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Maybe the M1 was the best but Jorge talking with Honda since he hasn't signed
with Yamaha because there is dispute over money... So who would be Spies
team mate???
 

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Maybe the M1 was the best but Jorge talking with Honda since he hasn't signed
with Yamaha because there is dispute over money... So who would be Spies
team mate???
Honda is already in trouble with too many riders for the Repsol team, and what is your source for claiming that there is a dispute over money?
 

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Honda is already in trouble with too many riders for the Repsol team, and what is your source for claiming that there is a dispute over money?
He listened to the same MotoGP.com feed that everyone else did but he's retarded so he hears something differnent. The ink isn't dry on Jorge's deal so they insinuated he's talking w/ Honda to get more money and use Honda as leverage against Yamaha. He's just waiting til all seats are filled and then the new King can sign his princely contract and be the center of attention. :rockon
 

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Honda is already in trouble with too many riders for the Repsol team, and what is your source for claiming that there is a dispute over money?
Quote MotoMatters:

With the highest-profile moves all officially confirmed, MotoGP's Silly Season is
starting to run out of steam. The big surprises are out of the way, and we are
left with just over half the seats still unfilled. But even for the unsigned rides,
names have already been penciled in, some rather more firmly than others.

The two big names still waiting to put their signatures under contracts are
surely Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa. Lorenzo's Brazilian manager is said to
be playing hardball with Yamaha, trying to extract the best possible conditions
out of the Japanese factory now that the sales powerhouse Valentino Rossi
has left Yamaha to go to Ducati. Rumors of a 14 million euro salary demand
are unconfirmed, but with Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica likely to take on
sponsorship of the Yamaha squad, Lorenzo might be expected to earn that in
sponsorship by allying his selling power to the Telefonica brand.

Ironically, Lorenzo's bargaining position is strengthened by his arch rival Dani
Pedrosa. Pedrosa has still not renewed his contract with Repsol Honda, with
the bone of contention the development efforts to be focused on HRC's
RC212V MotoGP bike. Pedrosa's third win of the season - his most ever in a
single year - will ease those negotiations, but as long as Pedrosa has not
signed, Lorenzo has at least the pretense of an alternative to renew his own
contract with Yamaha. The converse is also true, of course: While Lorenzo
continues to hold out for a better deal from Yamaha, Pedrosa is also a
candidate for that seat, and can use that as a bargaining chip with Honda.


Quote MCN:

Jorge Lorenzo confirmed in Misano today that he will try and make some
headway this weekend into solving the contract issues that have seen him fail
to agree a new factory Yamaha deal for 2011.

The 23-year-old recently told MCN that negotiations were locked in stalemate
when he said: “I'm very good in Yamaha and I know the bike and the bike is
now competitive.

"In theory the possibility to stay in Yamaha is the highest possibility but at
the moment everything is possible. Now the situation is a little frozen but I
hope that this chapter can be closed before the end of the year."

The stumbling block in clinching a deal appears to be Yamaha’s reluctance to
meet Lorenzo’s wage demands, with the 2010 MotoGP title favourite
demanding a big salary increase following Valentino Rossi’s departure to Ducati.

Yamaha remains confident a deal for the double world 250GP champion will be
signed imminently, given Lorenzo has little option but to ride a factory YZR-M1
next season.

Compatriot Dani Pedrosa has not yet signed a new deal with Honda’s official
factory team but a new deal is close to being confirmed.

Lorenzo, who leads Pedrosa by 68-points going into Sunday’s Misano clash,
said: “My manager Marcos (Hirsch) is coming to Misano this weekend to speak
with Yamaha. I hope we can have a solution now in the next few weeks.”
 

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Motogp still sucks this year.. listen to Rossi...the racing is very weak....AMA is way more entertaining...
Rossi is weak with injuries... but MotoGp is still interesting to me because its
where prototype technologies complete...
 

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Rossi is weak with injuries... but MotoGp is still interesting to me because its
where prototype technologies complete...
Technology killed the roadracing star...

Engine and suspension technology is cool. Electronics have to go. The racing sucks balls.
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Technology killed the roadracing star...

Engine and suspension technology is cool. Electronics have to go. The racing sucks balls.
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Exactly...Traction/wheelie control is great for streetbikes, if you can't ride, but on a race bike it makes for very dull racing, especially in a prototype class.
 

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Technology killed the roadracing star...

Engine and suspension technology is cool. Electronics have to go. The racing sucks balls.
:twocents
A spectator can not see the instant the electronic counter measures kick in so
how can racing suck since you never know when the rider is aided and when the
rider is not???
 

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Racing this year has been painfully boring in MotoGP. Unless someone crashes, the top 3 finishers have been known by the 5th lap, and they typically show very little coverage of the action going on behind the top guys. The 800 era has been a failure from a spectator standpoint.
 

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A spectator can not see the instant the electronic counter measures kick in so
how can racing suck since you never know when the rider is aided and when the
rider is not???
It's boring because the outcome is known after a few laps, there is little if any passing among the top 4 riders, etc. It has nothing to do with whether the spectator knows when the traction control is kicking in. Close races = exciting races. The opposite = boring races.
 

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It's boring because the outcome is known after a few laps, there is little if any passing among the top 4 riders, etc. It has nothing to do with whether the spectator knows when the traction control is kicking in. Close races = exciting races. The opposite = boring races.
Where are the MotoGp fans??? the same people think Grand Prix racing is
boring watch the same prime time TV programs over and over even though they
know the outcome of the show's stars... it's the same old crime script that
haven't had a different plot since Drag Net... Whether you allow TC or not
MotoGp is still going to have riders that shine and riders that fight over 8th 9th
and 10th positions in close racing...
 

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Whether you allow TC or not
MotoGp is still going to have riders that shine and riders that fight over 8th 9th
and 10th positions in close racing...
You completely missed my point. I never said there won't riders that shine and others that don't. In fact, we are probably seeing some of the best riders ever right now (Lorenzo, Rossi, Pedrosa, Stoner). However, the racing between the top 4 riders is incredibly boring to watch. The reason people watch races more than once (I've watched numerous races multiple times) is because of the close racing (passing, antics, etc). I've yet to watch a single race from 2009 and 2010 more than once. Instead, I've actually turned a couple off. The show, the spectacle has diminished greatly. If you like it, I am happy for you. I, however, find it incredibly boring.
 

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You completely missed my point. I never said there won't riders that shine and others that don't. In fact, we are probably seeing some of the best riders ever right now (Lorenzo, Rossi, Pedrosa, Stoner). However, the racing between the top 4 riders is incredibly boring to watch. The reason people watch races more than once (I've watched numerous races multiple times) is because of the close racing (passing, antics, etc). I've yet to watch a single race from 2009 and 2010 more than once. Instead, I've actually turned a couple off. The show, the spectacle has diminished greatly. If you like it, I am happy for you. I, however, find it incredibly boring.

What if traction control is removed and the racing still isn't close enough to hold
you as a viewer... what would you call for next to fix the spectacle???
 
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