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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 30,517
Posted By tinhead
Help me out here- Before DMG took over, the AMA...

Help me out here-
Before DMG took over, the AMA ran 4 classes, Superbike, Super stock, Formula XTreme, and Supersport. It was the feeling that the fans of the time were confused and turned off by...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,114
Posted By tinhead
The last few laps were hopeless on slicks, so...

The last few laps were hopeless on slicks, so yes, Cal did stop.
It's not F1, no radios, so there was no way for Marquez and co. to know that Aleix was 8 seconds faster per lap on rains.
JLo...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,114
Posted By tinhead
Aleix made the best decision, followed by Cal. ...

Aleix made the best decision, followed by Cal.
Congrats to Jorge, he played his own game and won.
Did the Repsol riders psych each other out? I'm not going in until he does X 2?
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,114
Posted By tinhead
And the long shot pays off!! I don't see the...

And the long shot pays off!!

I don't see the Marquez- Miller meeting with race direction doing much except reminding Miller that he dug himself a deep hole.
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,114
Posted By tinhead
Moto2, Kallio has lost 3 straight to teammate...

Moto2, Kallio has lost 3 straight to teammate Rabat, will Mika raise his game or fall off trying?

Moto3, Nakamoto can smell a Honda championship. The Hondas seem stronger every race, it would be...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,114
Posted By tinhead
The only bad news about Nicky's return is that I...

The only bad news about Nicky's return is that I liked Leon Camier. Here's hoping some team gives him a shot next year.

I can't see Marquee backing things down a notch to take points for the...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By tinhead
41races is a long time to think things over. It...

41races is a long time to think things over. It does give KTM some time to look for commercial and technical partners (sponsors) to pitch in some money.

By the time 2017 rolls around, it's...
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,043
Posted By tinhead
I have a feeling that Marquee looks at things...

I have a feeling that Marquee looks at things like odds, percentages, and possibilities somewhat differently than we do.

What are the odds that Marc can win 2 out of the last 5 races?
I think...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,043
Posted By tinhead
The girlfriend saw that pic and said "Nobody in...

The girlfriend saw that pic and said "Nobody in America could pull that off! Nobody! Not Dale Jr., not Kobe Bryant, not Obama, nobody."

Got me thinking (takes a lot)- Anybody else on Earth? The...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,043
Posted By tinhead
It may just have been us, GF can't stand JLo and...

It may just have been us, GF can't stand JLo and my feelings about Pedro seem to be well known, but those 2 looked kind of lonely in parc ferme. They seemed almost shocked, standing at the fence line...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 142,825
Posted By tinhead
Luca being forced out marks the end of an era for...

Luca being forced out marks the end of an era for Ferrari. No more will Ferrari run on tradition, Sergio has thrown away the heritage of the Ferrari brand and fed it to global capitalist wolves.
...
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,043
Posted By tinhead
1) Marquee. Don't let the smiling and infectious...

1) Marquee. Don't let the smiling and infectious enthusiasm fool you, he is an assassin on the track. The best way to wrap up the title at Aragon is to win here, and the lad DOES excel at achieving...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 30,517
Posted By tinhead
I agree. So, what will draw the promotors to host...

I agree. So, what will draw the promotors to host events, sponsors to back riders and teams, and fans to flock to the gates and TV sets?
I expect 2015 to be worse than ever.

2016? Will a...
Forum: Racing 08-31-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
Another great MotoGP race! Marquee and JLo...

Another great MotoGP race!

Marquee and JLo had a great late battle. The midget and Dovi made Rossi work like hell to give Dianese some podium exposure, and Rossi pulled within 10 points of being...
Forum: Racing 08-31-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
Maybe the best Moto2 race of the season? Rabat,...

Maybe the best Moto2 race of the season?
Rabat, Kallio, and Vinales put on a show the last 8 laps!
Forum: Racing 08-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
The VR46 crew is out to screw up my Fenati...

The VR46 crew is out to screw up my Fenati prediction.
Changing fork springs in the middle of QP?

It is Moto3, still time to fix the problem in the warmup tomorrow.
Forum: Racing 08-30-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
The MoviStar Yamahas made up some ground in FP3,...

The MoviStar Yamahas made up some ground in FP3, with Bradl, Marquee, and apparently Rossi finding the ground.

There is a universal look that the rest have when they look at a timing screen:...
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
Was it one of these? :D ...

Was it one of these? :D



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v247/wknight/1978_citroen_2cv_750pix_zps0b86d646.jpg...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,990
Posted By tinhead
Starting at Moto3, I expect Romano Fenati to...

Starting at Moto3, I expect Romano Fenati to return to form, ahead of the Hondas of Rins and Marquez.
Moto2, pick a MarcVDS rider.

MotoGP, Marquee will start a new win streak. JLo second, and...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 142,825
Posted By tinhead
The drivers won't be banging the curbs the way...

The drivers won't be banging the curbs the way they do now if the 18 inch wheels become part of the formula.
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,574
Posted By tinhead
Iannone left no doubt where his Crazy Joe...

Iannone left no doubt where his Crazy Joe nickname came from. :eek1
That battle with Marquee was straight out of Moto3.

I liked the move on the podium where Pedro, JLo, and Rossi clicked the...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
It's less "paying dollars to put them on a ride" ...

It's less "paying dollars to put them on a ride" than it is putting them where the 'right' people can see them. Kenny Noyes fits your Oz/ Kiwi description pretty well, Roberto Pietri made a stop in...
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
I wouldn't care if John Ulrich ate cute white...

I wouldn't care if John Ulrich ate cute white kittens for breakfast if he'd use his connections to get some riders over to Yurp. He helped Hopper a bunch, that puts him ahead of over 300 million of...
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
I'd like the "rights" organizations to take up...

I'd like the "rights" organizations to take up making lane splitting legal everywhere. When they ask me for money and I say that, I get looks like I have three heads.

For those damning the AMA and...
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
There's plenty of talent here in America, the...

There's plenty of talent here in America, the problem is a lack of money to get them overseas.

2012 has a couple great examples. Romano Fenati got to Moto3 because the Italian federation (their...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
Lorenzo hasn't signed anything yet. :rofl

Lorenzo hasn't signed anything yet. :rofl
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 30,517
Posted By tinhead
Ummm, not really. The back gate and media fees...

Ummm, not really. The back gate and media fees cover a whole bunch of costs.
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,585
Posted By tinhead
Yes it has. The Mile is on Friday the 8th this...

Yes it has.
The Mile is on Friday the 8th this year.
I think it had something to do with other high attendance event(s) at the Indiana State Fair that weekend.
Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,585
Posted By tinhead
I'll be there with the girlfriend meeting up with...

I'll be there with the girlfriend meeting up with the rest of our group, we take a block of 20 seats in Penthouse E. All looking for Marquee to make it 10 straight!
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
If the MotoGP package multi-view upgrade had a...

If the MotoGP package multi-view upgrade had a Nakamoto-cam trained on him the duration of the race, I'd buy it.
When they show shots of him now, it's as funny as watching Charlie Chaplin silent...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
It'll be interesting to see how Honda/ Aspar...

It'll be interesting to see how Honda/ Aspar shoehorn a 6'2" rider (Camier) onto the RCV1000R.
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
Good choice! I know that Kieth Code and his...

Good choice!
I know that Kieth Code and his crew at California Superbike School think very highly of him.
If he can grab a point or 3, it'll be like a win.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
It's hilarious that you bring up every excuse for...

It's hilarious that you bring up every excuse for a rider who hasn't delivered the prize in 9 seasons, and then say someone else "spews". :rofl

This is the online equivalent of bench racing. The...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
Who mentioned Hayden? :ear 9 years on top...

Who mentioned Hayden? :ear

9 years on top flight equipment without a championship doesn't seem to discourage the Pedrobots. Bradley Smith seems like he's going to take the shaft after 2 years at a...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
What's hard to understand? Pedro has 3 world...

What's hard to understand?
Pedro has 3 world championships.
Just like Loris Capirossi. :thumb
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
9 years on from his last tiddler class...

9 years on from his last tiddler class championship, any hope that Daniel Pedrosa Ramal is going to win a premier class championship ought to have vanished. Call it bad luck, call it crumbling at the...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
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Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
Will your next observation will be posting the...

Will your next observation will be posting the list of prognosticators who predicted that both the factory and Pramac Ducati teams stay the same next season? :bow
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
The guy who hosts us at his house in Indy seems...

The guy who hosts us at his house in Indy seems almost convinced that this will be the last year for MotoGP there. He thinks the powers that be will add a race in '15 in a new market like India,...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 359,529
Posted By tinhead
This year, I'd substitute Edwards in your...

This year, I'd substitute Edwards in your comment.
Next year? It could well be a passport thing, but I hold out some hope that being a former premier class World Champion means something.
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