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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 199,922
Posted By tinhead
Tito Rabat continues under The Cloak Of...

Tito Rabat continues under The Cloak Of Invisibility...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
Call it an excuse or a reason, but the MarcVDS...

Call it an excuse or a reason, but the MarcVDS team is a rookie at the MotoGP level. A team well-financed enough to afford the lease of a factory bike that the experienced Gresini (and/or LCR) team...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 199,922
Posted By tinhead
Now that Honda doesn't have Alberto Puig in their...

Now that Honda doesn't have Alberto Puig in their box, the need to denigrate the skills of the rider in front when a pass is attempted has lessened. :deal

Puig has done and continues to do...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 109,097
Posted By tinhead
There was no slight intended toward your post, I...

There was no slight intended toward your post, I was just poking a bit of fun at what some percieve as F1's problems.

There are bigger better brains than mine working to draw more eyeballs to The...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 109,097
Posted By tinhead
Make 'em 22's with spinners. Imagine the...

Make 'em 22's with spinners. Imagine the spectacle of the cars waiting on the grid, as the lights go red, with the wheels and hubs giving the illusion of already rolling! :rofl

And they have to...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
My error, a bit more reading on my part found...

My error, a bit more reading on my part found that Barbara's leg is fine, relatively.
I may have over reacted a bit because when I motocrossed, I got my right leg between the swingarm and rear wheel...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
So, the next time Miller damn near kills...

So, the next time Miller damn near kills somebody, he'll be in trouble?
My cynical side finds that troubling. I can't resist the thought that had things been reversed and Hectic Hector had pinballed...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
I think there's WAY too much attention being paid...

I think there's WAY too much attention being paid to that last lap incident.
Where's a top of the column story about how Hector's broken leg is doing?
What did Race Control say to Miller the...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
Not a bad result, I'd rather have seen Marquee...

Not a bad result, I'd rather have seen Marquee win, but it didn't end in heartbreak.
Pedrosa took a front running bike to eighth place and Third Honda.
Miller proves once again that he's way above...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
All I expect to be ugly is the gap between...

All I expect to be ugly is the gap between Marquee and second place.
For all the rah rah, Rossi's biggest goal is keeping his teammate behind him.
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
Trees don't grow past the sky and all that stuff....

Trees don't grow past the sky and all that stuff. :rofl

As far as "always" goes, it's Pole Putter Pedrosa that I never pick to make a podium. :deal
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 199,922
Posted By tinhead
It would be really funny if Nicky ends the season...

It would be really funny if Nicky ends the season as the top Customer Honda rider, ahead of teammate Laverty and whiz kid Miller (as well as the injured attorney Abraham), and then is left standing...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 20,941
Posted By tinhead
Marquee's battles for the lead won't fail...

Marquee's battles for the lead won't fail forever, once he's in front he manages a 2-4 second lead to the end. There's nothing in it for him, or Repsol Honda, to ride around behind any Yamahas.
The...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 26,165
Posted By tinhead
James' suspension ends August 11. He could race...

James' suspension ends August 11. He could race the last 2 outdoor Nationals, and then the MXoN.

In any other sport, a superstar comes back from a suspension ASAP.
Why should motocross be...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 109,097
Posted By tinhead
Is Kimi's seat at Ferrari in as much peril as the...

Is Kimi's seat at Ferrari in as much peril as the commentators say?
The comment that Ferrari would have saved a pile of money AND picked up more points had they kept Massa opened my eyes a bit.
...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 26,165
Posted By tinhead
Mxon?

I'd like it a lot if the AMA/ DeCoster put James Stewart on the USA's team for the MXoN. He's healthy, he's rested, and I'd bet body parts that he'd be motivated.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By tinhead
The Pedrosa nut swingers hate Stoner because he...

The Pedrosa nut swingers hate Stoner because he won a Championship in 2011 that the midget could only take to 4th place overall and Third Honda.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,172
Posted By tinhead
Did Melandri block The RomanEmperor's return to...

Did Melandri block The RomanEmperor's return to MotoGP?
Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Re write history

Rewrite history all you like, in both the Estorilgazhi incident and the Simoncelli one, Dan Pedro was many meters inside the racing line. When he got to the corner, he had too much speed to make it...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Should we start a "Pedrosa the Pole Putter"...

Should we start a "Pedrosa the Pole Putter" thread to go with a separate Stoner thread? :D

T boning is what happens when one lacks the speed and/or skill to perform a proper block pass.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
In Supercross, Pedro's move would be called...

In Supercross, Pedro's move would be called "T-boning".
Come to think of it, so would the incident Krop calls Estorilgazhi.

Even in the dirt, it's considered a dirty move. Dumb and dirty,...
Forum: Racing 06-15-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 199,922
Posted By tinhead
Isn't there also a check box in the MotoGP feed...

Isn't there also a check box in the MotoGP feed labeled "commentary"? I seem to remember commentary and ambient being choices.
Forum: Racing 06-15-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
I don't want Marquee to change one bit. The...

I don't want Marquee to change one bit. The misfortunes he has had in the races happen either while he's in the lead, or going for the lead.
He's not back there fighting for the positions that would...
Forum: Racing 06-14-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Same here. I guess there's some people that...

Same here.
I guess there's some people that DORNA doesn't dare mess with. :evil
Forum: Racing 06-14-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Every race can't be a gem...

Every race can't be a gem...
Forum: Racing 06-13-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
If you can't be there...

The camera work for this race has been outstanding at showing just how otherworldly a level these riders are on. Q1 showed Petrucci saving the front three times in one turn, maybe 10 times in all....
Forum: Racing 06-13-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 109,097
Posted By tinhead
So, the solution for changing the rules all the...

So, the solution for changing the rules all the time is to radically change the rules again?

Just my 2, the power unit rules have to change as far as updating them. The present system guaranteed...
Forum: Racing 06-13-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Funny, yeah, I got a good laugh from that! :clap ...

Funny, yeah, I got a good laugh from that! :clap
Now we'll hear him chirping that he needs the bits on Marquee's bike. Wasn't he supposed to test the new exhaust today?

It's not all soft tires,...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
I thought that happened a race or two ago. Will...

I thought that happened a race or two ago.
Will Honda do a Ducati? Their "B" rider gets the RC 213V and the lead rider gets the RC 213V.2 :D
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Only Marquee got the new exhaust. Nicky fell...

Only Marquee got the new exhaust.
Nicky fell back a bit but still leads the Honda Production Racer subclass.
Rossi dug himself a hole, it's going to be a task to go faster tomorrow morning to skip...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
It's going to get really interesting if the rains...

It's going to get really interesting if the rains come.
OH, and...
GO NICKY!!! :clap
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,435
Posted By tinhead
Honda aren't having a good year in major auto...

Honda aren't having a good year in major auto racing.
Their F1 program is a bad joke. Their IndyCar program will fill Chevy's order book next season. They are even struggling in the major motorcycle...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,371
Posted By tinhead
Marquee for the win, with Crazy Joe and Dovi...

Marquee for the win, with Crazy Joe and Dovi filling out the podium.
In the Honda Production Bike Cup, Nicky will make it into the points, and extend his lead over Miller, Laverty, and Abraham.

I...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
On the subject of a rider skittling others on the...

On the subject of a rider skittling others on the first lap, I'd think Marquee's teammate Pedro is a prime candidate. He's a banzai starter, coming up from the third row he could easily put himself...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
With the Ducatis sandwiching him on the front...

With the Ducatis sandwiching him on the front row, it's going to be difficult for 9fingers to motor off at the start.
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
Marquee doesn't make it out of Q1.:eek1 Will...

Marquee doesn't make it out of Q1.:eek1
Will start from the 5th row.
At least he beat Scott Redding.
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
A monumental blunder there. Odds are he's going...

A monumental blunder there. Odds are he's going to come up short a tire for Q2.
That's assuming the Repsol team gets it's shit together enough to get him past Q1. Nakamoto looked deeply unhappy at...
Forum: Racing 05-29-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 199,922
Posted By tinhead
DORNA, hmmm..... As far as the ethical...

DORNA, hmmm.....
As far as the ethical standards and financial transparency of Spanish corporations, all I'll say is "At least they aren't Italian".
Forum: Racing 05-29-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
Continuing my faith that it's only practice, I'll...

Continuing my faith that it's only practice, I'll continue to not pay any attention to the fourth fastest Honda rider. He let a couple more last years Ducatis past to slip to 13th in the session, and...
Forum: Racing 05-29-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By tinhead
It's only practice.:1drink So I won't pay...

It's only practice.:1drink

So I won't pay any attention to the 4th fastest Honda, in 11th place.
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