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Old 08-01-2012, 05:17 AM   #177
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Originally Posted by ZequeArgentina View Post
Pizzolito commented that "other drivers" (read Despres and Chaleco) were very, very interested in getting information on the whole HRC hing.

They even examined Pizzolito´s bike, while in fact it was he same bike which he raced last Dakar.
No HRC inout in his Honda Argentina bike so far.
I would expect that Despres and Coma would be looking to wrap up their 2 wheeled careers in the next year or two with a few more wins before switching to the relative safety of 4 wheels like so many before them. With that, knowing how HRC approaches a new venture, I would expect they and KTM are a little concerned at the new effort. As for Chaleco, perhaps that is a little concern about an opportunity that passed him by? Bordone-Ferrari is exciting and promising, but most definitely don't bring the resources of an HRC sized effort.

Just speculation on my part.
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