2021 banter & Silly season thread for MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

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That was a mad and insane last couple of laps.

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Post by Cheeveer » 1 month ago

Quart is again doing his best to lose this championship, isn't he?
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

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Quart is again doing his best to lose this championship, isn't he?
Yep, double penalty, the last one for 'getting undressed' mid-race! :haha:
Something to do with his leathers coming undone, and he threw out his chest protector but obviously couldnt do the suit up again.
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Post by Cheeveer » 1 month ago

I think it is a bit odd that he wasn't black flagged. Maybe that would have happened if it had happened early on in the race. I think if you are riding around bare-breasted at racing speeds, you should park it!
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Post by Mr_Ferrari » 1 month ago

My thoughts went back to a 2008 NASCAR Truck race at Atlanta where Kyle Busch had to pit out of the lead because his driver's side window net had come out of its bracket (and he was holding it up with his left hand and driving with the right till the in-car cameras spotted it!). He had to pit and get it fixed because of the safety risk of having tyre or debris flying in through the window.

Anytime there's a safety failing, it should be a no-brainer that you call the guy in so yes, it was a bit odd that they didn't.
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Post by Cheeveer » 1 month ago

at the same time, he agrees with the notion that a black flag would have been reasonable.
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Post by John » 1 month ago

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Post by Cheeveer » 1 month ago

Sachsenring this weekend.

Marquez' time to shine.
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Post by John » 1 month ago

Nope - it was Zarco Time all day!

1. Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing)
2. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) +0.011
3. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing Gresini Team) +0.211
4. Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) +0.272
5. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) +0.331
6. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) +0.353
7. Jorge Martin (Pramac Racing) +0.381
8. Pol Espargaro (Repsol Honda Team) +0.423
9. Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) +0.574
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

John wrote:
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it was Zarco Time all day!
Yep, although he was helped a lot by doing a Leclerc and bringing out a red in the last minute of qualy when others who looked like they might pip him had to abort.

Bit of a hero to zero for Vinales starting on the back row, and Morbidelli down in 18th.
Quartar second fastest with Rossi the next best Yamaha down in 16th!

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

Gardner wins Moto 2 at a canter.
(And as @MonteCristo said elsewhere, Doohan wins the F3 race!) :haha:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

Crikey, MM93 leading in MotoGP. 28 laps still to go though.

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Post by Vassago » 1 month ago

Marquez wins for 11th time in a row at Sachsenring. Just rename a corner after him already!

Maverick Vinales dead last on pace. Ouch.
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Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Has Honda already handed over the winners trophy to Aleix 'roadblock' Espargaro?
After all, it was him who gifted Marquez with a gap he was able to maintain, on a circuit not as hard on his injured arm. Marquez will have to back this victory up in Assen next week, else it was just a one off and not the big ballyhoo advertisement board 'comeback' victory.
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Post by Vassago » 1 month ago

Andy wrote:
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Has Honda already handed over the winners trophy to Aleix 'roadblock' Espargaro?
After all, it was him who gifted Marquez with a gap he was able to maintain, on a circuit not as hard on his injured arm. Marquez will have to back this victory up in Assen next week, else it was just a one off and not the big ballyhoo advertisement board 'comeback' victory.
And this time without the aid of a roadblock, please.
Actually MM93 build the crucial two second gap around laps 10-11 when they put out the white flag and there was a small threat of rain coming. This was also when Miller, Quartararo & Oliveira actually passed Aleix so the road blocking wasn't really the main reason MM93 won :wink:

Pol Espargaro must be kicking himself for leaving KTM at worst moment possible even though he kinda buckled under pressure last season already (unlike Oliveira).
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Post by Cheeveer » 1 month ago

Andy wrote:
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Has Honda already handed over the winners trophy to Aleix 'roadblock' Espargaro?
After all, it was him who gifted Marquez with a gap he was able to maintain, on a circuit not as hard on his injured arm. Marquez will have to back this victory up in Assen next week, else it was just a one off and not the big ballyhoo advertisement board 'comeback' victory.
And this time without the aid of a roadblock, please.
My analysis too. Aleix got scared when the "rain" came, and that won Marquez the race.
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