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Old 09-15-2015, 11:15 PM   #126
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Old 09-20-2015, 09:19 PM   #127
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I woke up last Tuesday with a bitter taste in my mouth... the race itself was so incredibly exciting I lost sight of the fact that Rossi could potentially have harmed his championship odds, regardless of Lorenzo crashing out. I have clearly become very emotionally invested in Rossi's charge to the championship otherwise I wouldn't have felt quite like this...

PS ~ Saturday this week we have F1 and then MotoGP on Sunday! It's one of the double-whammy weekends of the year that you have to circle on your calendar!
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The MotoGP festivities landed back in Spain on Sunday and after a couple of outrageous, wet and wild affairs, this one was much more civil.

Lorenzo deserved the win.....

Marquez crashes out big (again)....!!!

Pedrosa and Rossi have an incredibly heated battle for the last few laps for second place....



MotoGP Aragon: Jorge Lorenzo wins as Marc Marquez crashes out - MotoGP news - AUTOSPORT.com

I have tremendous respect for Marquez. He was clearly upset after crashing out (especially so early) but during the race they interviewed him and he apologized to his fans and his team and took complete responsibility for the crash. Very classy.
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Race Finish

1 - Lorenzo
2 - Pedrosa
3 - Rossi
4 - Iannone
5 - Dovizioso

Current Standings

1 - Valentina Rossi - 263 pts
1 - Jorge Lorenzo - 249 pts
3 - Marc Marquez - 184 pts
4 - Andrea Iannone - 172 pts
5 - Bradly Smith - 143 pts

With four races left the series shifts to Japan next ...
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God Damn Pedrosa.... The only time he actually performs when it matters a lot to Rossi and not to him -.-

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Old 10-01-2015, 07:07 PM   #131
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Feels wierd. Rossi may still lead in points but feels like the season is done for him now. And as much as I want to support and give cred to Lorenzo, he makes for such boring races every single time he wins - although that's not really his fault and more of a statement of how good he really is.

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Werd. Mucho respeto. It's because of that, that I hope when he hangs it up, his legacy will surpass Stoner's and even Lorenzo's. Always looking inwardly at his mistakes and errors rather than externally.

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Feels wierd. Rossi may still lead in points but feels like the season is done for him now. And as much as I want to support and give cred to Lorenzo, he makes for such boring races every single time he wins - although that's not really his fault and more of a statement of how good he really is.



Werd. Mucho respeto. It's because of that, that I hope when he hangs it up, his legacy will surpass Stoner's and even Lorenzo's. Always looking inwardly at his mistakes and errors rather than externally.
I completely agree with you. I feel the same way about Rossi. I want desperately for him to win but for the past 4 -5 races I have felt little confidence that he would be able to hang out as Lorenzo just surges and surges and surges behind him in the points standings.

The Misano race may haunt Rossi ... Lorenzo crashes out and due to bad strategy he finished fifth. Unless Rossi qualifies ahead of Lorenzo in any of the remaining races I don't see him taking any additional podiums.

I also completely agree with you about Marquez. I love his humility and I hope his legacy remains strong. He is young and should contend for many more years.
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Speaking of which ... Rossi qualifies second behind Lorenzo in Japan.

Rossi: Today is a positive day

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VERY EXCITING RACE! Yet another race that was greatly and significantly impacted by the weather and tire selection!

After Lorenzo pulled about a 3.5-ish second lead earlier I didn't think there was any chance (short of a crash) that Rossi was going to finish ahead of his teammate.

Congrats to Pedrosa! A win in 10 consecutive years and 50th of his career!



Pedrosa wins Japanese MotoGP

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2.../#.VhrCkig6Iy5

Rossi now leads Lorenzo by 18 points in the standings with a maximum of 75 available from the remaining three rounds, in Australia, Malaysia and Valencia, Spain.
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Race Finish

1 - Pedrosa
2 - Rossi
3 - Lorenzo
4 - Marquez
5 - Dovizioso

Current Standings

1 - Valentina Rossi - 283 pts
1 - Jorge Lorenzo - 265 pts
3 - Marc Marquez - 197 pts
4 - Andrea Iannone - 172 pts
5 - Bradly Smith - 152 pts

All I can say is that the FINAL THREE RACES ARE GOING TO BE INCREDIBLY!!!!!!! This championship is WIDE OPEN right now!!!

The rest of the season is very compact ... we have a race the next two weekends!

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX - OCTOBER 18

MALAYSIA GRAND PRIX - OCTOBER 25

VALENCIA GRAND PRIX - NOVEMBER 8
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Just praying that Rossi can keep getting ahead of Lorenzo earlier rather than later. Once Jorge gets that early lead he just goes into robot mode.

The only knock i've ever had against Lorenzo though is when he gets over taken from the lead he tends to have the wind taken out of his sail completely. Almost like he doesn't care to put in any more effort to fight back for position again. Other than that love watching the Yamaha tandem.
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LENGTH
4.4 km = 2.76 miles

CORNERS
7 left -5 right

WIDTH
13 m. = 42.65 ft.

LONGEST STRAIGHT
900 m. = 2952.76 ft.

About the circuit

Phillip Island, the self-styled home of Australian motorsport, is steeped in motor racing tradition, with the first car races having been held there on public roads in the 1920s. The first motorcycle races took place in 1931 and a permanent track was built in 1956. The circuit fell into disrepair during the late 70s and early 80s until it was bought in 1985 and given a AUS $5m facelift. MotoGP returned in 1989 and 1990 before becoming a regular fixture once more from 1997 onwards.

The Phillip Island circuit is blessed with breathtaking scenery and beautiful ocean views and, as one of the fastest, most fluid, tracks on the calendar, it continues to provide some of the most spectacular racing in the MotoGP season.
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God damn piece of shit Iannone....


One of the best race this year
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Andrea Iannone's pass on 46 and 93 was amazing.

Best race of the season
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Completely and totally agree ... BEST RACE OF 2015

Heart-pounding action for the ENTIRE RACE.... I'm simply floored by how entertaining that race was!!

A track like this completely reinforces the difference in top-end power between the Ducatis, Hondas and Yamaha bikes.

Marquez winning in the last lap was HUGELY beneficial to Rossi's title hopes. Marquez stripped valuable points away from Lorenzo.

“It's a great shame. I'm not happy. Especially not to be on the podium because this was a great race: From beginning to end a very, very hard rhythm, a lot of overtaking, a lot of different riders. It was a real 'Phillip Island old style' race,” said Rossi, speaking in the paddock on Sunday evening.

“It was a shame also to unfortunately lose seven points on Jorge, especially because my speed was very, very good today in the race and I can also arrive in front.




MotoGP News - MotoGP Australia: Valentino Rossi: 'Great race, great shame, no regrets'

BBC Sport - MotoGP: Marc Marquez wins thrilling race in Australia
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Race Finish

1 - Marquez
2 - Lorenzo
3 - Iannone
4 - Rossi
5 - Pedrosa

Current Standings

1 - Valentina Rossi - 296 pts
1 - Jorge Lorenzo - 285 pts
3 - Marc Marquez - 222 pts
4 - Andrea Iannone - 188 pts
5 - Dani Pedrosa - 165 pts

I said it last week but it's much truer now ... this championship is WIDE OPEN!!!

Just two races left!

It was funny - there was so much action at the front of the pack that I we saw literally nothing of what was happening past 5th place.

MALAYSIA GRAND PRIX - OCTOBER 25

VALENCIA GRAND PRIX - NOVEMBER 8
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Amazing race.. But my favorite part was the head butt. #FATALITY

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MotoGP riders hail Australian GP as the best race of the modern era




Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo believe last weekend's Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island was the best race of MotoGP's modern era.

MotoGP riders hail Australian GP as the best race of the modern era - MotoGP news - AUTOSPORT.com
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Indonesia looking to lock up a place on the 2017 MotoGP calendar

MotoGP News - MotoGP reiterates Indonesia 2017 chance
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MotoGP Results - MotoGP Malaysia - Full Qualifying Results

1 - Pedrosa
2 - Marquez
3 - Valentino
4 - Lorenzo
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I don't know if you watched qualifying... did you see how Lorenzo embarassed himself riding into parc ferme ?

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LAST RACE WAS AMAZING? TRY THIS ONE.... I AM HAVING A HEART ATTACK WATCHING RIGHT NOW.
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