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Old 02-20-2013, 12:45 PM   #1421
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Originally Posted by yooperbikemike View Post
Not the same -- Rainey was in the premier class for 6 years, had 3 consecutive World Championships and was well on his way to a 4th (he still finished 2d, despite not getting any points in the last three rounds) when his career ended in the gravel trap at Misano.
i understand the difference between his situation and the others but i was basing his comparison off the idea of "a candle that burned quickly..."

in retrospect i should not disrespect Wayne Rainey by comparing him to Casey
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