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Post by Andy » 4 years ago

Time to open the new WSB thread with the season starter at Phillip Island this weekend.

Eurosport 1 in Germany broadcasts Race 1 live on Saturday 25th from 5am and the Supersport Race live on Sunday 26th from 3:30am followed by a race 1 replay till the live broadcast for race 2 is meant to commence from 5am.

I am pretty eager to see how Stefan Bradl does while I think that Johnny Rea and Tom Sykes are again the boys to beat.
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Post by Andy » 4 years ago

Race 1 about to start
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

Watching it thanks. :wink:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

What a great opening to the season! Phillip Island turns it on again. :smiley:
Cant wait for tomorrow's race.
Great early pace from Alex Lowes on the Yamaha, and he looked a possible winner at one stage.
Another that looked good was Melandri, on the pace despite a year off (I think). Shame he dropped it after running wide.
I wont spoil the results for those watching the race on delayed broadcast.

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Post by Andy » 4 years ago

This race was a real cracker with great battles up front and the chasing group not too far away.
There's hope for more
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Post by Cheeveer » 4 years ago

Hmm, should watch more WSBK.
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Post by kals » 4 years ago

A good race
Two Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman.....

....took the top 5 spots of the WSBK opener.

Was this WSBK or BSB?

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

kals wrote:A good race
Two Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman.....

....took the top 5 spots of the WSBK opener.

Was this WSBK or BSB?
Your spoilered question answered in spoiler. :wink:
WSBK

Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 22 laps
Chaz Davies GBR Aruba.it Racing Ducati 1199R +0.042s
Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R +1.050s
Alex Lowes GBR PATA Crescent Yamaha R1 +1.082s
Leon Camier GBR MV Agusta RC F4 RR +3.002s

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Post by kals » 4 years ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:Your spoilered question answered in spoiler. :wink:
WSBK

Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 22 laps
Chaz Davies GBR Aruba.it Racing Ducati 1199R +0.042s
Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R +1.050s
Alex Lowes GBR PATA Crescent Yamaha R1 +1.082s
Leon Camier GBR MV Agusta RC F4 RR +3.002s
Lol that was already implied in the initial part of my spoilered comment :whistling:

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Post by Cheeveer » 4 years ago

It was a good race, yes.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

Supersports race has been red flagged due to a huge crash (but I think only two bikes involved)and oil all over the track. Race being restarted with original grid positions and 10 laps duration. Only one not taking the restart. Not sure who at this stage. AQpparently no serious injuries from the crash.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

Three abreast through the Southern loop on the final lap in the battle for the lead. Incredible race.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

Results to be confirmed by photo finish! Too close to call on the video replay..

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

WSBK race 2 gridding up now. Start in I think 15 mins at 3.00pm local.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 years ago

Another stunning race, one that wasn't clear who would be the winner until the finish line.

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