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MotoGP 2019
« on: February 04, 2019, 12:28:04 AM »
The first testing session of the new season has just concluded, and things are looking up a bit for KTM and Aprillia as they are getting very close to the sharp end of the pack.

First race of the new season is in about a month.  Lots of healing and recovery going on as everyone is trying to be as well conditioned as possible, both mentally and physically.
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2019, 08:16:10 AM »
Well, they now have competitive riders. Will the bikes measure up?
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2019, 12:48:20 AM »
It looks like there will be heavy traffic near the sharp end.  At least that's the way I see the season shaping up.  Suzuki's motor is really good, but so are the Ducati and Honda this season, plus Yamaha has also made improvement with their motor.  This makes for very close (exciting) competition on the track.  If all goes well it should be a thoroughly entertaining season with a few surprises along the way.
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2019, 12:59:42 AM »
Two weeks from now there will be some buzzing from the first MotoGP race of the new season as it all gets under way.  All reports I see say it looks like a very interesting year coming.
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 01:53:02 PM »
The first race is in the books. Thankfully it was not the predicted crash fest. I won't play spoiler for those who might be watching on delay but it was a good race.
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2019, 03:47:50 PM »
Read all about it on motomatters.com.  Usually a couple days after the initial reporting of the race results there appears a more in depth assessment of the race and the dynamics within the pits.
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Re: MotoGP 2019
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2019, 05:57:30 PM »
Since my cable company dropped beIn I just follow on MotoGp so I know a little about the race and finishing order. Nothing like watching it live though. My favorite scene was last year,  I think, from Lorenzo's rear camera when he slowed and Rossi hit him! Great shot.
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