Anyone else talking RACING?! <--- of the motorcycle type

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    Wow, what a baby.
     
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    There's a book that'll hit the 99cent bin faster than his last race time ..
     
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    Thanks for the link Lint.

    From the linked article:
    "Or they could look at some of the displaced riders, such as Dani Pedrosa – who is certain to lose his Repsol Honda seat – or Andrea Iannone.

    Having Iannone back would be a stretch, however: the Italian was not a good fit with Dovizioso when the pair were racing together, and with Dovizioso performing as he is, Ducati may not want to risk ruining the atmosphere."

    I think Repsol should try to keep Pedrosa as it would help keep Marquez happy as they seem to be good friends, and a happy Marquez will almost certainly bring them another championship. To use words in the 2nd paragraph, they are a "good fit" and have a great "atmosphere". If it ain't broke don't fix it.
     
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    Severely doubt if Pedrosa will lose his seat. He has been in the similar position several times over the past decade. Whilst he has never won he has always been consistent.
     
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    I hope you're right but the article suggests otherwise FWIW.
     
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    Zarco had an offer from HRC but wants to beat MM on a different machine....... big balls!
     
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    He seems to be backing them up too. He and Crutchlow did really well in FP2 today.
     
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    Here you go. Screenshot 2018-05-04 08.55.19.png
     
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    Heard Zarrco to KTM 2019


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    The Irish season is up and running, Michael Dunlop took a win in the Supersport at Cookstown but bogged the start of the Superbike race and never sorted himself out, despite setting a fastest lap his BMW was forced to take 2nd to Irish road race superman Derek Shiels on a GSXR-1000

    Shiels blew his motor in practice so had to start in the second wave, with a clear road in front and no real competition he took a 5 second win on corrected time, it being a time trial like the TT

    Just to remind you of the view from the seat

     
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    We have BSB from Oulton Park this weekend, as well as MotoGP ....plus the Cookstown 100 meeting on TV

    Glenn Irwin has really taken to the Panigale and was fastest in practice, breaking Josh Brookes lap record in conditions that are only set to improve, Monday is the main event (a public holiday over here) and the weather forecast is set to be sunny and hot, 25C, perfect race temperature

     
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    That is some crazy racing, super skinny and people standing right beside the race line!
     
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    Cookstown 100 highlights




    Good luck trying to understand Derek Sheils and the other Ulster guys
     
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    I'll check this out later, thanks.
     
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    More Irish road racing in which Michael Dunlop comes off .....and is totally unharmed

    Some of the tall hedges have walls inside them so they're not the reliable safe catch fence they appear

     
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    North West 200 yesterday .... Alastair Sealey does it again

     
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    Having just watched all three races this morning, I’d say Moto3 is the one to watch! It had it all, excitement, drama and the most confusing of endings...
     
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