Originally Posted by Jurassic
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.
Getting out of corners has a lot to do with their speed down the straights.
Last year there was a lot of mumbling about Marquez´s superior speed on the straights on a Moto2 bike... it was claimed his team was "cheating". Maybe by now everyone understands, that it wasn´t the bike.