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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#46 Post by NeilM » Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:06 am

They may do something now with Chaz Davis form.

But. I think they probably need to realise Batitusta is at present a class above.

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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#47 Post by winston smith » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:33 am

Bautista is clearly on a different level - not just his riding ability, which we saw a glimpse of in a couple of factory spec Ducati gp rides last year - but in the way he's gelled with the v4 wsbk.
However, the new bike has a lot to do with his pace. Looking at how easy he can consistently lap a second faster than anyone else and preserve tyres at the same time I reckon a lot of it is down to chassis design, so changing rev limits is unlikely to make much difference.
Especially when rinaldi and laverty are both down on top speed in comparison.
And of course, Bautista being about 6 1/2 stone wringing wet makes a big difference too

Sadly it makes for a boring championship - for the 4th year in a row - and BSB is likely to go the same way.
Fortunately, the supersport races are tight, unpredictable and exciting (amongst Yamahas at least)

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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#48 Post by NeilM » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:02 pm

Will be interesting when they get the new spec engine in the BMW.
Tom Sykes raving about the chassis and it's turning in ability.
Just needs the horsepower.

I think it's a fantastic thing Batitusta coming in and battering Rea.
He hasn't had competition since Kawasaki threw all their eggs in one basket and forgot about Sykes

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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#49 Post by Six30 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:12 pm

NeilM wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:02 pm
Will be interesting when they get the new spec engine in the BMW.
Tom Sykes raving about the chassis and it's turning in ability.
Just needs the horsepower.

I think it's a fantastic thing Batitusta coming in and battering Rea.
He hasn't had competition since Kawasaki threw all their eggs in one basket and forgot about Sykes

Yeh , bet Rea is thinking what the fook is going on here , Bautista is untouchable at the moment .
Them Ducatis look lovely to .
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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#50 Post by fullscreenaging » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:26 pm

I don’t think they’ll touch the revs just yet as Davis has only just come up the field and Aragon is one he goes round very well.

I’m beginning to wonder if Bautista might, just might win every single race this season. Has this ever been done before? I would very much doubt it.
Maybe when Syke’s BMW gets an engine upgrade he might be one to step up and beat Bautista. I mean, to get that position on a stock engine is pretty good going.

Bautista sure is making the rest look like amateurs at the minute :lol:
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#51 Post by rennie » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:51 pm

Don't think anyone has ever won all the races!
Hodgson won the first 7 in a season according to the pundits yesterday.

I think he won't win Assen/Donington
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#52 Post by NeilM » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:10 pm

rennie wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:51 pm
Don't think anyone has ever won all the races!
Hodgson won the first 7 in a season according to the pundits yesterday.

I think he won't win Assen/Donington
Rea for an Assen win
Tom for Donny. If he gets the engine upgrade in time.

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#53 Post by NeilM » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:12 pm

Six30 wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:12 pm
NeilM wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:02 pm
Will be interesting when they get the new spec engine in the BMW.
Tom Sykes raving about the chassis and it's turning in ability.
Just needs the horsepower.

I think it's a fantastic thing Batitusta coming in and battering Rea.
He hasn't had competition since Kawasaki threw all their eggs in one basket and forgot about Sykes

Yeh , bet Rea is thinking what the fook is going on here , Bautista is untouchable at the moment .
Them Ducatis look lovely to .
Chuck Haslam in the mix too and Rea will be suffering big style.
Haslam will back down to nobody. Team mate or not

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#54 Post by Hoggs » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:25 pm

winston smith wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:33 am
Sadly it makes for a boring championship - for the 4th year in a row -
Dunno the battle for 2 - 5 places is normally quite exciting!!
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#55 Post by rennie » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:49 am

Snow stopped play yesterday! :shock:
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#56 Post by fullscreenaging » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:49 pm

Assen Spoiler. Do not read until you have watched both races. Unless you are not bothered.


















I stand by what I said.

He was just sat watching the competition.....for a while....then fooked off.
I don’t think anyone is gonna touch him for a while still.
It must be so frustrating for. Not only Jonny but Kawasaki.
What if the whole world farted at once?


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#57 Post by rennie » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:26 pm

Some different winners this weekend! :shock:
Lowes had a nightmare!
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#58 Post by rennie » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:31 pm

Some good racing! strange crashes! different results :D
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#59 Post by rennie » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:57 pm

only saw the short race, recorded the other.
completely missed yesterday's and whatever went on with The BMWs? :?:
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Re: WSBK chat 2019

#60 Post by rennie » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:52 pm

Laguna Seca this weekend!

I love The Corkscrew :lol:
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