Originally Posted by pommie john
...at least 7 of the historic bikes posted qualifying times that would have put them on the superbike grid!
No ifs, ands, or buts... This says it all. If the newer technology makes a significant difference, it would show in the lap times.
That's not to say the newer technology isn't a good thing, the question is 'just how much of a difference does it really make?'