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29-07-2011, 13:11   #521
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So the BBC give up the exclusive rights to the most popular motorsport they show, will motogp survive?? I really don't want to have to get sky just to watch the bikes
At this rate you will be watching Moto GP on Eurosport.
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29-07-2011, 13:23   #522
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At this rate you will be watching Moto GP on Eurosport.
Waiting with baited breath! I don't think my bank account can take anymore damage!
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19-09-2011, 19:10   #523
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Stoner wins once again this weekend.

I hope Lorenzo does not start making a comeback.

Rossi struggling again on that Ducati surely he should of forced a move to Honda when he left Yamaha.
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06-11-2011, 22:09   #524
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motogp/15613069.stm

The photo finish was a great ending to the race and the season.

A solid race for Capirossi for his final GP after 22 years in the sport and good of him to honour Marco by driving the number 58.
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18-11-2011, 20:04   #525
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Suzuki has confirmed that it will not compete in next year's MotoGP championship for financial reasons.

The Japanese factory saw lone rider Alvaro Bautista finish 13th this season but have now ended their 37-year stay.

A statement read: "Suzuki Motor Corporation has decided to suspend temporarily its participation in MotoGP from the 2012 season.

"Having an eye on returning to MotoGP in 2014, Suzuki will now focus on developing a competitive new machine."

Bautista had already announced that he has joined Gresini Honda for next season as a replacement for the late Marco Simoncelli.

Suzuki's withdrawal leaves just Honda, Yamaha and Ducati as manufacturers with full factory teams on the grid for 2012.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motogp/15789305.stm

More sad news for Moto GP but hopefully they can come back in 2014.
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16-03-2012, 13:18   #526
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Nothing on the beeb website yet but both Matt and Azi tweeted this week motogp to be shown in HD.

Hopefully we'll get a bit better racing this year.
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16-03-2012, 13:21   #527
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Strange things occuring!

everytime motogp was mentioned it was a linky, now its not! spammer alert!
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03-04-2012, 10:13   #528
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Seems like it is going to be very similar to last season.

The Honda's are fastest closely followed by the Yamaha's and then the Ducati's are still well off the pace.

Stoner odds on for the title again it I reckon.

Some good news is Cal Crutchlow has a bit more pace in his bike so could be further up the grid this year.
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Looking forward to the moto 2 and 3 again def the best racing by far last year. Plenty of Brits to cheer on
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27-04-2012, 13:46   #530
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That Ducati is still massively off the pace.

Rossi might just be regretting his move from Yamaha.

Honda is the bike to beat still.
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Just watched Cal Crutchlow in qualifying for Estoril,he looks like a man confident in the bike and his ability.Heres hoping for a podium this season.
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Just watched Cal Crutchlow in qualifying for Estoril,he looks like a man confident in the bike and his ability.Heres hoping for a podium this season.
Yeah he looks more confident this season and has a decent bike.

Rossi still plodding along at Ducati.
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I'm really disappointed with this year's races so far. Where have the whole races of tussle gone? The Estoril race had about 4 or 5 changes of position over the whole race and the whole of the rest of the race looked like a formula 1 style procession.
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I'm really disappointed with this year's races so far. Where have the whole races of tussle gone? The Estoril race had about 4 or 5 changes of position over the whole race and the whole of the rest of the race looked like a formula 1 style procession.
I know what you mean,watched bsb today, much better racing now all the electronics have been taken away.Just the skill of the rider to make the difference now,great to see Chris Walker winning again.I understand motogp will eventually become a CRT bike championship.The moto2 and moto3 is great racing.
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I know what you mean,watched bsb today, much better racing now all the electronics have been taken away.Just the skill of the rider to make the difference now,great to see Chris Walker winning again.I understand motogp will eventually become a CRT bike championship.The moto2 and moto3 is great racing.
Moto2 has provided great racing since it started and the moto3 riders are nuts! Simoncelli was the best newcomer in MotoGP and the only rider who was taking risks, it is getting boring this year and like Medusa said it is becoming like F1. The new CRT teams are only providing more riders on the grid but they are not competitive so it is a little pointless.
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I'm really disappointed with this year's races so far. Where have the whole races of tussle gone? The Estoril race had about 4 or 5 changes of position over the whole race and the whole of the rest of the race looked like a formula 1 style procession.
I think we were all hoping for miracles with the 1000's, even Colin Edwards tweeted from hospital that the race was boring.

Moto 2 and now Moto 3 are the best thing out there by far at the minute.

However Cal is doing a blumming good job in the premier class for us. Really been impressed by Stefan Bradl too.
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Casey Stoner to retire at the end of 2012

http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2012/Casey+retirement
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I hear moto gp is going to sky from 2014

http://www.sportspromedia.com/news/s...h_motogp_deal/
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Casey Stoner to retire at the end of 2012

http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2012/Casey+retirement
Yeah and Rossi to retire in 2014 they reckon.
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I hear moto gp is going to sky from 2014

http://www.sportspromedia.com/news/s...h_motogp_deal/
Sky Italia has bought rights for the Italian rounds.

Yeah Rossi said he wanted to race 2013 / 2014

Whose gonna defy the laws of physics now at how you can get a bike round a track
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