Originally Posted by UngaWunga
Cal had a higher top speed on the straight, but the Hondas got up to speed faster and he couldn't close the gap. He needs to work on getting out of the corners faster.
And not blowing it late in the race.
So your thinking a satellite team yamaha is faster then a factory Honda? Maybe he had top speed but acceleration is everything.
Having a jockey like Pedrosa pinning the throttle doesnt hurt much.