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T3

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(Msg. 1) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 3:43 am
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My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will Rossi.
Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't rule
out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight. It
should be great weekend for racing!!


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(Msg. 2) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:36 am
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T3 wrote:

 > My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will Rossi.
 > Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
 > AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't rule
 > out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight. It
 > should be great weekend for racing!!
 >

It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards

AMA the 2 honda teamtes will be the top two - butt it'll be close and only
decided on the last lap or two - could be either one.

Any way it happens at least I've got hours & hours of 2 wheel excitement
all cued up on the DVR! (IomTT & all the weekend races)

Bruce

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(Msg. 3) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:54 am
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I don't think Cap (or any ducati) will be near the box.
I think he will be lucky to get a top 5. I think Gib will
win followed by Rossi then Biaggi.

AMA, I think Zemke will finally win it, followed by E. Bostrom,
then Miguel. Ben just keeps getting slower each week. I think
on equal bikes even Larry Pegram would beat Ben and possible
even Mike Hale would. I think it is time for Ben to be looking for
another career. I keep hoping he will do something but I am beginning
to think it won't happen.


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Shane

"Bruce Hartweg" wrote in message

 > T3 wrote:
 >
  > > My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will
Rossi.
  > > Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
  > > AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't
rule
  > > out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight.
It
  > > should be great weekend for racing!!
  > >
 >
 > It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
 > breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
 > see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards
 >
 > AMA the 2 honda teamtes will be the top two - butt it'll be close and only
 > decided on the last lap or two - could be either one.
 >
 > Any way it happens at least I've got hours & hours of 2 wheel excitement
 > all cued up on the DVR! (IomTT & all the weekend races)
 >
 > Bruce
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(Msg. 4) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:29 am
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Rossi wins in Italy
Max crashes out
Sete in second
Edwards in 3rd

In AMA
Zemke
Duhamel
Mladin

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(Msg. 5) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:33 am
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Ya Know what?
After looking at Edwards Q1 time I'm going out on a limb and picking Barros
to get P3

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(Msg. 6) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:55 am
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"Bruce Hartweg" wrote in message

 > T3 wrote:
 >
  > > My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will
Rossi.
  > > Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
  > > AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't
rule
  > > out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight.
It
  > > should be great weekend for racing!!
  > >
 >
 > It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
 > breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
 > see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards
 >
 > AMA the 2 honda teamtes will be the top two - butt it'll be close and only
 > decided on the last lap or two - could be either one.
 >
 > Any way it happens at least I've got hours & hours of 2 wheel excitement
 > all cued up on the DVR! (IomTT & all the weekend races)
 >
 > Bruce
Got my vivo and dry set to go as well and will try to stay away from this
group until they're over. Hayden and I-boss don't necessarily qualify that
well and they should be looked as "dark horses, I love to see it anyway. But
you're probably correct in saying those two cbr1000rr are going to fade
away, can't wait....


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(Msg. 7) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 8:37 am
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T3 wrote:



 >
  >>T3 wrote:
  >>
  >>
   >>>My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will
 >
 > Rossi.
 >
   >>>Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
   >>>AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't
 >
 > rule
 >
   >>>out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight.
 >
 > It
 >
   >>>should be great weekend for racing!!
   >>>
  >>
  >>It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
  >>breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
  >>see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
 >
 > Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards
 >
  >>AMA the 2 honda teamtes will be the top two - butt it'll be close and only
  >>decided on the last lap or two - could be either one.
  >>
  >>Any way it happens at least I've got hours & hours of 2 wheel excitement
  >>all cued up on the DVR! (IomTT & all the weekend races)
  >>
  >>Bruce
 >
 > Got my vivo and dry set to go as well and will try to stay away from this
 > group until they're over. Hayden and I-boss don't necessarily qualify that
 > well and they should be looked as "dark horses, I love to see it anyway. But
 > you're probably correct in saying those two cbr1000rr are going to fade
 > away, can't wait....
 >

I'm fairly new here - are spoilers common? or are most folks nice enough
to either wait or at least warn you in the subject (and of course not
have the subject be "I can't believe Rossi crashed & took out all 4
leading hondas!"

Anyway - hope everyone enjoys the weekend, I know I will (both on TV
and on 2 wheels).

bruce
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(Msg. 8) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 12:22 pm
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"Bruce Hartweg" wrote in message

 > T3 wrote:
 >
  > > My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will
Rossi.
  > > Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
  > > AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't
rule
  > > out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight.
It
  > > should be great weekend for racing!!

 > It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
 > breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
 > see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards

Gibs has been on the point all weekend, but right now Rossi looks like a
pretty good choice on what is so clearly a Yamaha track. Too bad for him
that he's stuck on Michelins instead of the superior Bridgestones.
Seriously, a very competitive last session, and it was good to see Nick
throw that one up at the end, only .002 slower than Sete's best in session.
Don't know that he's got it nailed for the race, however. It was interesting
that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time today,
even though he still was fastest.

Kurtis' latest BBQ kind of messed up the end of the session, so may have
cost some guys some higher spots. Colin on the outside of row 4 doesn't look
all that promising, and he's been down around 10th all weekend, so I can't
see him as a factor. Not sure if it's his riding, a bike deficit, or just
issues with syncing the rider and the bike still, but I'd guess it a bit of
each. The Bridgestone guys looked very good before the Qs went on, and
Tamada ended up 7th, Roberts 9th, Nakano 10th. Checa really did a fade at
the end, in 11th, but Melandri held onto 5th, after Yamaha had 3 of the top
5 times in the session before the red flag. Capirossi threw one up at the
end and it held for 8th, but Bayliss was still way back, in 15th, a spot
behind Xaus. Max was almost invisible today, grinding away on race setup I
assume, and ended up 6th, and Barros much the same.

Anyway, the second session times were much closer than yesterday's, a second
covering the top 12. But I really can't see betting against Sete at this
point, particularly if the weather doesn't hold. Rossi and Biaggi will
certainly factor - those three were posting solid 51s all session long - and
Hayden and Barros are possibilities, with Barros more consistently in the
51s today. Checa was more consistenly on that pace, so I see him much higher
than 11th in the race; Melandri will probably wad it again - he hadn't
posted a 51 all session before he threw up his 50.3 time. Capirossi was
mired well into the 52s most of the session, so he doesn't look to be near
race pace.

So it looks like the usual suspects once again. If it stays dry...

1) Gibernau
2) Biaggi
3) Rossi
4) Barros
5) Checa
6) Hayden

But I'll be hoping for a Colin or Nicky breakthrough, and for Roberts and
Nakano to deliver on that promise. And a great, dry race, no matter who
wins...
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(Msg. 9) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:34 pm
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"Bruce Hartweg" wrote in message

  >>
 > It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
 > breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
 > see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards
 >

In Fridays practice/ qualifying Sete was the fastest and by over a second on
Max in the QP1, Rossi was 2nd in QP1, only Sete & Rossi broke into the
1:49's, the pace may well pick up but atm the same 3 protanganists are
looking good.

Ducati is not doing so well Capo was 10th in QP1 and the other 3 Hog, Bal &
Zaus were about 14, 15, 16.

I'm not sure if Max is off the pace slightly or if he's been focusing on
race setup and did a last minute fast qual lap to get on the front row.

Paul
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(Msg. 10) Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 8:13 pm
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"Mark N" wrote in message

 >


  > > T3 wrote:
  > >
   > > > My-jello- Colin Edwards(20-1 longshot), Sete will be there as will
 > Rossi.
   > > > Just off the box Hayden and Capirossi..
   > > > AMA-It may be Zemke's turn but watch for his nemesis Miguel and Don't
 > rule
   > > > out E-Boss, he's got lots of ponies on the Duc for that long straight.
 > It
   > > > should be great weekend for racing!!
 >
  > > It seems a lot of people are thinking Colin is going to have some major
  > > breakthrough this weekend. And while it would be nice if he did, I don't
  > > see him winning yet. I call Max, Sete, then a tossup for 3rd
 > Rossi/Capirossi/Edwards
 >
 > Gibs has been on the point all weekend, but right now Rossi looks like a
 > pretty good choice on what is so clearly a Yamaha track. Too bad for him
 > that he's stuck on Michelins instead of the superior Bridgestones.
 > Seriously, a very competitive last session, and it was good to see Nick
 > throw that one up at the end, only .002 slower than Sete's best in
session.
 > Don't know that he's got it nailed for the race, however. It was
interesting
 > that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time today,
 > even though he still was fastest.
 >
 > Kurtis' latest BBQ kind of messed up the end of the session, so may have
 > cost some guys some higher spots. Colin on the outside of row 4 doesn't
look
 > all that promising, and he's been down around 10th all weekend, so I can't
 > see him as a factor. Not sure if it's his riding, a bike deficit, or just
 > issues with syncing the rider and the bike still, but I'd guess it a bit
of
 > each. The Bridgestone guys looked very good before the Qs went on, and
 > Tamada ended up 7th, Roberts 9th, Nakano 10th. Checa really did a fade at
 > the end, in 11th, but Melandri held onto 5th, after Yamaha had 3 of the
top
 > 5 times in the session before the red flag. Capirossi threw one up at the
 > end and it held for 8th, but Bayliss was still way back, in 15th, a spot
 > behind Xaus. Max was almost invisible today, grinding away on race setup I
 > assume, and ended up 6th, and Barros much the same.
 >
 > Anyway, the second session times were much closer than yesterday's, a
second
 > covering the top 12. But I really can't see betting against Sete at this
 > point, particularly if the weather doesn't hold. Rossi and Biaggi will
 > certainly factor - those three were posting solid 51s all session long -
and
 > Hayden and Barros are possibilities, with Barros more consistently in the
 > 51s today. Checa was more consistenly on that pace, so I see him much
higher
 > than 11th in the race; Melandri will probably wad it again - he hadn't
 > posted a 51 all session before he threw up his 50.3 time. Capirossi was
 > mired well into the 52s most of the session, so he doesn't look to be near
 > race pace.
 >
 > So it looks like the usual suspects once again. If it stays dry...
 >
 > 1) Gibernau
 > 2) Biaggi
 > 3) Rossi
 > 4) Barros
 > 5) Checa
 > 6) Hayden
 >
 > But I'll be hoping for a Colin or Nicky breakthrough, and for Roberts and
 > Nakano to deliver on that promise. And a great, dry race, no matter who
 > wins...
 >
 >
Nicky second on the grid Is this his "breakthrough"?

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"T3" wrote in message

 >


  > > 6) Hayden
  > >
  > > But I'll be hoping for a Colin or Nicky breakthrough, and for Roberts
and
  > > Nakano to deliver on that promise. And a great, dry race, no matter who
  > > wins...

 > Nicky second on the grid Is this his "breakthrough"?

I don't follow. I'm not predicting a breakthough for these guys this
weekend, which I would define as being in the fight for the win in the race.
Today's lap shows what Nicky can do, but his struggle to be at frontrunning
times consistently is probably more a matter of experience - with the bike,
the tire choices, the team, getting to a good setup quickly, the
self-confidence, etc. Colin is in a similar position even though he's got a
lot more overall experience, but he's got less than anyone with his team and
the RCV, and is almost certainly running a machine disadvantage compared to
at least some of the other Honda guys. It will come for both of them, I
think, but no real sign to me it's happened this weekend.
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 >
 > ... what is so clearly a Yamaha track. ...

Since when? You know, your predictable stint at going "the bike's superior"
whenever Rossi's results seem to be good is tiring. Yamaha has no tracks -
it has been an inferior machine to the Honda, which has swept every
championship for many years. Yamaha results have been spotty for a long
time, and non-existent in 2 years until finally Rossi gave them one win. It
is stupid, based on all evidence available, to claim any track is a Yamaha
track. It may be a bit better suited for it, and the Yamaha might work
better there than it does on other tracks... but based on track record all
tracks are Honda tracks. The Honda contingent has always hogged most of the
results everywhere.

I am not saying it's a dog of a bike - it clearly can be made to be
competitive. But it also clearly is a less forgiving package, and far less
adaptable than the Honda, which *clearly* is and has been the best bike
around. And if Rossi still sat on the HRC Honda, it'd be yet another boring
clean sweep. We have seen that often enough to know it. The fact Rossi does
not win on the Yamaha while he ruled supreme on the Honda HRC is a clear
indication to anyone with an IQ over 50 that the Honda HRC was and is a
better, more tractable bike.

 > Seriously, a very competitive last session, and it was good to see Nick
 > throw that one up at the end, only .002 slower than Sete's best in
session.

Perhaps it'll be Hayden and not Edwards that'll score a podium.

 > ... It was interesting
 > that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time today,
 > even though he still was fastest.

It actually was quite predictable he'd just work on set-up and watch for
what the other guys would do. It's happened many times before.

 > ... Colin on the outside of row 4 doesn't look
 > all that promising, and he's been down around 10th all weekend, so I can't
 > see him as a factor. Not sure if it's his riding, a bike deficit, or just
 > issues with syncing the rider and the bike still, but I'd guess it a bit
of
 > each. ...

Indeed odd, I seem to remember he placed higher on the damn Aprilia on this
track.

 > ... Capirossi threw one up at the
 > end and it held for 8th, but Bayliss was still way back, in 15th, a spot
 > behind Xaus. Max was almost invisible today, grinding away on race setup I
 > assume, and ended up 6th, and Barros much the same.

They might be playing poker games. Biaggi has done that in the past.

 > ... But I really can't see betting against Sete at this
 > point, particularly if the weather doesn't hold. ...

I think others are going to want this particular win more than Sete, who'd
be stupid to fight it out as desperately as others might. He claims he is
taking it one race at a time, but that seems a cop out: he must be thinking
championship, it'd be inexcusable not to. It seems to be there for him if
he's smart - in a championship like this year's, you seldom wind up with the
top spot if you just go out to win every race like a rookie hothead. You win
on regularlity and then picking your battles smartly.

 > Rossi and Biaggi will
 > certainly factor - those three were posting solid 51s all session long -
and
 > Hayden and Barros are possibilities, with Barros more consistently in the
 > 51s today.

Agree. Barros might feel so much pressure that he might crash out. Biaggi is
another one that might be in danger of feeling overwhelming pressure and
trying too hard. On the other hand, Biaggi is a smart pro. We'll see.

 > But I'll be hoping for a Colin or Nicky breakthrough, and for Roberts and
 > Nakano to deliver on that promise.

Hayden looks like a solid candidate. I truly like the way he works -
consistent, gradual improvement, control. Then again, it looks a bit like
Criville up to this point - a patiently engineered MotoGP career, with a top
bike and team committed to turn him into a star. Others must dream of being
in his shoes. I'd be interested to see what Melandri would do with Barros'
bike.

Edwards will start to feel the pressure - onc ethe season is over, it will
not look great to start on material equity with Gibernau and then have
Gibernau run for title contention while Edwards doesn't score podium places.
I think he will, but if he doesn't it will be interesting to see what
happens to him - he tends to rub big professional teams the wrong way with
his, uhm, "outspoken" nature. The press loves a loose cannon, teams hate
them because they're poison for morale. Hopefully it's not Kocinski all
over, because Edwards is a solid top 10 rider.

....pablo
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  > > ... what is so clearly a Yamaha track. ...

 > Since when? You know, your predictable stint at going "the bike's
superior"
 > whenever Rossi's results seem to be good is tiring. Yamaha has no tracks -
 > it has been an inferior machine to the Honda, which has swept every
 > championship for many years. Yamaha results have been spotty for a long
 > time, and non-existent in 2 years until finally Rossi gave them one win.
It
 > is stupid, based on all evidence available, to claim any track is a Yamaha
 > track. It may be a bit better suited for it, and the Yamaha might work
 > better there than it does on other tracks... but based on track record all
 > tracks are Honda tracks. The Honda contingent has always hogged most of
the
 > results everywhere.

Well, that was a joke, son, and I though it quite obvious. See, when one
puts "seriously" after a statement, it's worth considering that possibility.
Particularly when it comes after something like "...he's stuck on Michelins
instead of the superior Bridgestones".

Anyway, you're right that Honda has doninated GP for the last decade, and
they haven't lost at Mugello since '92 (Schwantz). But Honda did lose the
championship in '00, winning the same number of races, six, as Yamaha.
Yamaha was winless last year, the first time since '97 for that, when Honda
won every race. They won 2 races in '02, 3 in '01, 6 in '00, 3 in '99, so
they haven't been entirely pathetic. But my point here was that there were 3
Yamahas in the top 5 during a good chunk of the qualifying run over the last
couple days, so it's not all Rossi or all Hondas out there.

The fact Rossi does
 > not win on the Yamaha while he ruled supreme on the Honda HRC is a clear
 > indication to anyone with an IQ over 50 that the Honda HRC was and is a
 > better, more tractable bike.

Sounds a lot like what I have been saying forever around here...

  > > ... It was interesting
  > > that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time today,
  > > even though he still was fastest.

 > It actually was quite predictable he'd just work on set-up and watch for
 > what the other guys would do. It's happened many times before.

I think it also points out what a flyer it was. So is it a measure of his
superiority here, 0.4 faster than Rossi in 2nd and 1.2 faster than Biaggi in
3rd yesterday, or just one of those situations where it all comes together?
If I had to guess I'd say Sete has a lot going his way right now, including
the right team situation, the perfect balance of youth and experience and
desire, the best stuff Honda and Michelin can give him, and the total
confidence of a winning streak and the points lead. That's why I have
switched to him over Biaggi tomorrow, but things can change so quickly in
racing...

 > Agree. Barros might feel so much pressure that he might crash out. Biaggi
is
 > another one that might be in danger of feeling overwhelming pressure and
 > trying too hard. On the other hand, Biaggi is a smart pro. We'll see.

I'd guess that the most likely to overdo it would be Capirossi and Melandri,
who will have to really push to stay in it, and possibly even Rossi, who is
pushing all the time these days it seems. I think Gibernau, Biaggi and
Barros are more likely to get what points they can this weekend and move on,
as odd as that sounds...

 > Hayden looks like a solid candidate. I truly like the way he works -
 > consistent, gradual improvement, control. Then again, it looks a bit like
 > Criville up to this point - a patiently engineered MotoGP career, with a
top
 > bike and team committed to turn him into a star. Others must dream of
being
 > in his shoes. I'd be interested to see what Melandri would do with Barros'
 > bike.

The big difference between Hayden and Criville is that Nick's there mostly
because they think he will eventually deliver wins and championships,
something he's always done in the past. Criville mostly served the
commercial needs of his Spanish sponsors, winning only one race between his
1989 125 championship and his 500 win at Catalunya in the last race of 1995,
and won more than twice for the first time since '89 on his way to the
post-Doohan '99 championship.

On Melandri, I think the jury's still out. He can be very fast, but he's
still terribly inconsistent and throws it away too often. I don't think he's
shown he's quite in the same league as Rossi, Biaggi and even Capirossi, and
obviously far more inexperienced yet. I doubt he'd do much more with Barros'
bike, and not as much as Alex will this year. And I don't think he'll prove
to be as good as Nicky over his career.

 > Edwards will start to feel the pressure - onc ethe season is over, it will
 > not look great to start on material equity with Gibernau and then have
 > Gibernau run for title contention while Edwards doesn't score podium
places.
 > I think he will, but if he doesn't it will be interesting to see what
 > happens to him - he tends to rub big professional teams the wrong way with
 > his, uhm, "outspoken" nature. The press loves a loose cannon, teams hate
 > them because they're poison for morale. Hopefully it's not Kocinski all
 > over, because Edwards is a solid top 10 rider.

I think Kocinski's biggest problems were that he rubbed the guys on the
ground with his teams the wrong way, and I think Colin goes after the guys
in the office towers. But if he doesn't do well I think he'll largely blame
himself, while Special K was always looking for someone else. And the
reality is that the team and manufacturer know the real situation regarding
support, equipment and results much more clearly than we ever will. So if
Colin is getting hand-me-downs, they can hardly expect him to do as well,
especially being the new boy. What he has to do is keep his nose down, do
the best he can with what he has, and keep trying no matter what that is. If
he does that he'll be okay, although I could see him wanting to move on if
he's getting second-level treatment on a team that ends the year with the
world champion, one who is extremely valuable to their primary sponsor.
Wouldn't bode well for '05, would it?
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  >> ... It was interesting
  >> that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time today,
  >> even though he still was fastest.
 >
 >It actually was quite predictable he'd just work on set-up and watch for
 >what the other guys would do. It's happened many times before.

Sete's last lap would have put him on pole. It just wasn't quite as fast
as yesterday's.

Rossi seems to have everything except a little top speed and a little
corner exit traction. His bike was snapping sideways when he tried to
get the power on. Much more than the Hondas.

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   > >> ... It was interesting
   > >> that Sete was the only guy on the board not to post a faster time
today,
   > >> even though he still was fastest.
  > >
  > >It actually was quite predictable he'd just work on set-up and watch for
  > >what the other guys would do. It's happened many times before.
 >
 > Sete's last lap would have put him on pole. It just wasn't quite as fast
 > as yesterday's.
 >
 > Rossi seems to have everything except a little top speed and a little
 > corner exit traction. His bike was snapping sideways when he tried to
 > get the power on. Much more than the Hondas.
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You're right Rossi looked a "little" Sloppy, in contrast Nicky was as soft
as fine Jap Silk and rythmn, sounds like the cd was plugged into
MOTOWN.................Just kidding, oh course, or not........
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