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52nd Macau Motorcycle GP 2018

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Re: 52nd Macau Motorcycle GP 2018

Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

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Peter Hickman took pole from Michael Rutter and Martin Jessopp. Time to hit the deck. Cheers :)
Good result from Hickman given his relative (to others like Rutter) lack of Macau experience. I know he has done a few but nothing like Rutter who must know his way around there blindfold. :wink:

Is that not provisional pole though? I thought there was another qualy session this afternoon local time. (7pm for me.)

Looking forward to the race tomorrow (Saturday) I think it is.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Final qualy session for the bikes is up next. They just have to sweep up bits of F3 which ended with a red.

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

No bikes no more today :wink:
Bikes usually have one free practice on Thursday as well as the first Qualifying. On Friday just the second Qualifying and on Saturday a Warm Up mid day and the GP concluding first race day

Quoting tomorrows schedule from the other thread :bye:
17/11

09:00 ~ 10:00
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix - FIA F3 World Cup - Qualification Race - 10 laps
10:25 ~ 11:25
FOOD4U Macau Touring Car Cup - 12 laps
11:50 ~ 12:10
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - Warm Up

13:05 ~ 14:05
SJM Macau GT Cup - FIA GT World Cup - Qualification Race - 12 laps
14:25 ~ 15:15
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR Race 1 - 8 laps
15:55 ~ 16:55
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - 12 laps
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Andy wrote:
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No bikes no more today :wink:
Bikes usually have one free practice on Thursday as well as the first Qualifying. On Friday just the second Qualifying and on Saturday a Warm Up mid day and the GP concluding first race day
Hmmmm.... so it seems. The GTs are out atm.

I took the info from the official schedule on the Macau GP website.
16/11

07:30 ~ 08:30
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - Free Practice
09:05 ~ 09:35
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR - Free Practice 1
09:55 ~ 10:35
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix - FIA F3 World Cup - Free Practice 1
10:50 ~ 11:20
Suncity Group Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup - Free Practice
11:35 ~ 12:05
FOOD4U Macau Touring Car Cup - Free Practice
12:25 ~ 12:55
SJM Macau GT Cup - FIA GT World Cup - Free Practice 1
13:30 ~ 14:00
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR - Free Practice 2
14:20 ~ 15:00
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix - FIA F3 World Cup – Qualifying 1
16:00 ~ 16:45
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - Qualifying

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
4 months ago
Andy wrote:
4 months ago
No bikes no more today :wink:
Bikes usually have one free practice on Thursday as well as the first Qualifying. On Friday just the second Qualifying and on Saturday a Warm Up mid day and the GP concluding first race day
Hmmmm.... so it seems. The GTs are out atm.

I took the info from the official schedule on the Macau GP website.
16/11

07:30 ~ 08:30
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - Free Practice
09:05 ~ 09:35
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR - Free Practice 1
09:55 ~ 10:35
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix - FIA F3 World Cup - Free Practice 1
10:50 ~ 11:20
Suncity Group Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup - Free Practice
11:35 ~ 12:05
FOOD4U Macau Touring Car Cup - Free Practice
12:25 ~ 12:55
SJM Macau GT Cup - FIA GT World Cup - Free Practice 1
13:30 ~ 14:00
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR - Free Practice 2
14:20 ~ 15:00
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix - FIA F3 World Cup – Qualifying 1
16:00 ~ 16:45
Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix - 52nd Edition - Qualifying

Oh well.
yup .
You figured out yesterdays schedule :mrgreen: :haha: :mrgreen:
:bye:
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Shit happens. :haha:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

By my reckoning the bike GP warm up should be next up... got the feed running ready for it. :smiley:

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
4 months ago
By my reckoning the bike GP warm up should be next up... got the feed running ready for it. :smiley:
Yeah it is.
I'm not getting up at stupid o'clock for nothing :haha:
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Quite debatable to send the bikes out with such an amount of oilbinder on circuit especially at the tight Melco Hairpin and at the fast Fishermans Bend
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Andy wrote:
4 months ago
Everso Biggyballies wrote:
4 months ago
By my reckoning the bike GP warm up should be next up... got the feed running ready for it. :smiley:
Yeah it is.
I'm not getting up at stupid o'clock for nothing :haha:
:bye:
Lol. We get that here many weekends! :haha:
This one is good for me, with only 3 hours difference... (we are +3 in Melbourne) Race scheduled for a red wine / beer friendly 7.00pm here. :smiley:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Andy wrote:
4 months ago
Quite debatable to send the bikes out with such an amount of oilbinder on circuit especially at the tight Melco Hairpin and at the fast Fishermans Bend
Yeah it looks pretty messy. Thank the local touring cars for that.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

They were talking of rain potential, but nothing on the radar at all at present.
https://www.weatherbug.com/maps/?layerI ... .8128662,9

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

With this amount of oilbinder on circuit I wouldn't expect a race if it gets wet.

Especially the bit right out of Melco looked liked the oil was still sticking through.
Danny Webb's time of 2:28.9 was quite impressive under these circumstances, I must say. Not too far off normal race pace which I'd expect around 2:26 for the top lads
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

We're about to go. Fast & safe everyone !
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Andy wrote:
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We're about to go. Fast & safe everyone !
When the visor goes down you're on your own
At the TT this gets called 'You're on your own from Bray Hill'
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Race finished under red flags on lap 8 after Phil Crowe and Ben Wylie came off on the exit of Fishermans.
Peter Hickman won from Michael Rutter and Martin Jessopp with Danny Webb finishing in a credible 4th.

All the very best to Ben & Phil and get well soon.
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