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Old 01-25-2014, 02:42 PM   #106
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Old 01-29-2014, 11:49 AM   #107
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:34 PM   #108
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I bet that is a huge relief for him!
Any word on what Jordan will be doing?
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:12 PM   #109
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Any word on what Jordan will be doing?
Nothing. That's why Rog was looking for a job.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:25 PM   #110
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Looks like Clark is still managing to pay for the privilege of being a factory rider.
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Old 01-29-2014, 07:20 PM   #111
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Looks like Clark is still managing to pay for the privilege of being a factory rider.
He only has to pay for 5 weekends this year.


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Old 01-30-2014, 04:08 PM   #112
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I wonder if Roger's getting paid anything beyond expenses...
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Old 01-30-2014, 04:46 PM   #113
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He only has to pay for 5 weekends this year.



Kind of amazing that this disaster happened right before our eyes the way it did. The France remnants must have really pissed off a lot of people. Arrogance? Stupidity? Who knows...

Roger Edmondson had the right idea, but no sense for execution. He may have not been the brightest bulb, but it is obvious now he was simply the fall guy of the moment. The guy he reported to owns all of what we have left. And as much as he claims to favor motorcycle racing, he is ignorant of it.

There is an opportunity now for a new national motorcycle road race series I think. I hope somebody like a budding Roger Penske sees it.
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Old 01-30-2014, 07:23 PM   #114
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Kind of amazing that this disaster happened right before our eyes the way it did. The France remnants must have really pissed off a lot of people. Arrogance? Stupidity? Who knows...

Roger Edmondson had the right idea, but no sense for execution. He may have not been the brightest bulb, but it is obvious now he was simply the fall guy of the moment. The guy he reported to owns all of what we have left. And as much as he claims to favor motorcycle racing, he is ignorant of it.

There is an opportunity now for a new national motorcycle road race series I think. I hope somebody like a budding Roger Penske sees it.
I agree, for the most part. It is unbelievable. I think Edmonson had a big role in the demise though, more than just a fall guy.

Where we are now is absolutely shameful. And the gimmicky solutions proposed are even more so.

The only reasonable solution would be to mimic and align with WSBK/BSB. And ditch the fucking stupid Daytona branding post haste.

Lock whoever is in charge in a room with On Any Sunday playing in an endless loop for as long as it takes.
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Old 01-30-2014, 11:45 PM   #115
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Looks like Clark is still managing to pay for the privilege of being a factory rider.
Yeah, damn him for assisting the mechanics, and team support to keep their jobs. And not finish last...ever. Who does he think he is?
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Old 02-26-2014, 02:56 AM   #116
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Scathing critique of DMG by Mat Oxley

http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/ra...s-bike-racing/

I certainly concur.

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Old 02-26-2014, 05:01 AM   #117
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Scathing critique of DMG by Mat Oxley

http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/ra...s-bike-racing/

I certainly concur.

yes, nail on head!!!
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:52 AM   #118
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Scathing critique of DMG by Mat Oxley

http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/ra...s-bike-racing/
Did I miss an announcement about internet streaming for the races? I don't remember reading anything about that.

Even if DMG put together the dream of a 12 event schedule, guaranteed healthy purses, live HD broadcasts on a major network and travel subsidies for teams, many fans would still hate them. Too much damage has been done and too many broken promises. A new organizer would really help public opinion but it won't change the market/economy issue. I still wonder if pro road racing can be exist on a national level in the U.S. without subsidies from the AMA or a similar body.
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:44 PM   #119
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But in more important news, his wife is getting back into swimsuit modeling . Catch Superbike Family on Velocity if you can


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Old 03-03-2014, 03:19 PM   #120
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Still no TV package two weeks before Daytona.
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