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Old 05-11-2013, 10:24 PM   #2407
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Originally Posted by Jurassic View Post
Yeah, I don't buy that. Apart from the fuel consumption difference already pointed out, the two Hondas gapped CC every time down the straight so that he spent the rest of the lap closing the gap again only to lose it again next time. Rossi didn't lose anything on the straight. Maybe not just the engine I'll grant you, maybe ability to get the power down as well but the difference was significant in my (possibly biased ) eyes.
tha actual top speeds do not reflect your assesment of the relative top speeds of cc and VR

26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team HONDA 293.5 Free Practice Nr. 3
19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA GO&FUN Honda Gresini HONDA 293.1 Free Practice Nr. 3
93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team HONDA 292.3 Race
4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team DUCATI 292.0 Race
6 Stefan BRADL GER LCR Honda MotoGP HONDA 291.6 Warm Up
35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 YAMAHA 290.9 Free Practice Nr. 1
38 Bradley SMITH GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 YAMAHA 290.7 Free Practice Nr. 4
99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Yamaha Factory Racing YAMAHA 290.0 Free Practice Nr. 1
46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Yamaha Factory Racing YAMAHA 289.6 Race
69 Nicky HAYDEN USA Ducati Team DUCATI 288.6 Warm Up
29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing DUCATI 288.0 Free Practice Nr. 3
51 Michele PIRRO ITA Ducati Test Team DUCATI 287.0 Race
8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Blusens FTR 280.9 Warm Up
7 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN Avintia Blusens FTR 280.3 Race
14 Randy DE PUNIET FRA Power Electronics Aspar ART 279.5 Race
52 Lukas PESEK CZE Came IodaRacing Project IODA-SUTER 278.4 Race
5 Colin EDWARDS USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR KAWASAKI 277.9 Race
71 Claudio CORTI ITA NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR KAWASAKI 276.7 Race
70 Michael LAVERTY GBR Paul Bird Motorsport PBM 276.6 Warm Up
9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA Came IodaRacing Project IODA-SUTER 276.2 Race
41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Power Electronics Aspar ART 276.0 Free Practice Nr. 1
67 Bryan STARING AUS GO&FUN Honda Gresini FTR HONDA 275.7 Race
68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Paul Bird Motorsport ART 274.5 Free Practice Nr. 2
17 Karel ABRAHAM CZE Cardion AB Motoracing ART 273.5 Free Practice Nr
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