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Old 10-14-2013, 08:14 AM   #1
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MotoGP: Down Under (Spoilers, Mite!)

Marquez poised to write MotoGP history at Phillip Island
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:17 AM   #2
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Marquez will become World Champion in Australia under the following circumstances:

- Marquez wins and Lorenzo finishes third or lower
- Marquez finishes second, Lorenzo fifth or lower and Pedrosa does not win
- Marquez finishes third, Lorenzo eighth or lower and Pedrosa does not win
- Marquez finishes fourth, Lorenzo 11th or lower and Pedrosa does not win or finish second
- Marquez finishes fifth, Lorenzo 13th or lower and Pedrosa does not finish on the podium
- Marquez finishes sixth, Lorenzo 14th or lower and Pedrosa does not finish on the podium
- Marquez finishes seventh, Lorenzo 15th or lower and Pedrosa does not finish on the podium
- Marquez finishes eighth, Lorenzo fails to score and Pedrosa does not finish in the top four
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:46 AM   #3
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I think title will have to wait for another race, Lorenzo will fight to the very last moment.
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:55 AM   #4
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Looking forward to Marquez on Stoner Curve. Might be sliding the Honda real purdy there.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:03 AM   #5
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I want to see if Marquez breaks Hayden's lap record at P.I.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:44 AM   #6
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I want to see if Marquez breaks Hayden's lap record at P.I.
Weather permitting, I'd have to say yes, he will. And if not him, someone else.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #7
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I want to see if Marquez breaks Hayden's lap record at P.I.
MotoGP.com shows Hayden holds the "circuit record" at 1' 30". But Stoner has the fastest lap at 1' 28" Which is also the best pole record lap time.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:08 PM   #8
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Looking forward to Marquez on Stoner Curve. Might be sliding the Honda real purdy there.
They might have to change the name of that corner.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:54 AM   #9
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Marquez will become World Champion
This alone makes me smile
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:37 AM   #10
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Oh, and thanks for the link. You could have told us it was Doohan's preview of the event.
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:44 PM   #11
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Boot, what's your weather read?
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:59 PM   #12
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Boot, what's your weather read?


http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/phillipisland.shtml

One of those days. Anything is possible. Usually wind from the South West means trouble.....
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:55 PM   #13
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Great job, Krop!
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Old 10-19-2013, 11:27 PM   #14
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Ok mm and or team made a mistake but why a disqualification.why not just a ride through?That was the penalty proposed for extra laps wasnt it?
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Old 10-19-2013, 11:35 PM   #15
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Ok mm and or team made a mistake but why a disqualification.why not just a ride through?That was the penalty proposed for extra laps wasnt it?
I agree , a harsh penalty ,but this would've been know at the beginning of the race as the team director would have recieved an ammendment and would had to have signed for it. his responsibilty to pass on the info to the guy with no ears and all right hand. the best team won.
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