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    With testing starting, may as well start this now.

    Any ideas on what Ducati is up to with this thing?

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    My guess is some kind of data acquisition. Probabably just for the test mule

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    What does it matter, Vinales is gonna win.

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Hoping Rins continues to recover and that he and numbnuts can keep advancing Suzuki's program...

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    I get excited seeing Casey in leathers again.

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    Maybe they relocated some components aft to help keep the rear tire in contact during hard braking? And easier to access?

    About two months from Round 1!

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Lorenzo is lost. Stoner is fastest? Wow.

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    Thoughts on Iannone?

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Iannone looks happy. He will win a race this year.

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Just test times but interesting nonetheless.

    Day 2 @Sepang

    Pos. Rider Team Bike Time
    1 Andrea Iannone Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 1:59.452
    2 Maverick Vinales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 1:59.859
    3 Alvaro Bautista Pull&Bear Aspar Ducati 2:00.219
    4 Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 2:00.254
    5 Johann Zarco Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 2:00.343
    6 Hector Barbera Avintia Racing Ducati 2:00.351
    7 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 2:00.441
    8 Jorge Lorenzo Ducati Team Ducati 2:00.484
    9 Jonas Folger Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 2:00.495
    10 Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 2:00.531
    11 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 2:00.609
    12 Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 2:00.692
    13 Alex Rins Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 2:00.877
    14 Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 2:00.886
    15 Scott Redding OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 2:00.972
    16 Karel Abraham Pull&Bear Aspar Ducati 2:00.981
    17 Danilo Petrucci OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 2:01.124
    18 Loris Baz Avintia Racing Ducati 2:01.227
    19 Michele Pirro Ducati Test Team Ducati 2:01.383
    20 Pol Espargaro Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 2:01.525
    21 Jack Miller Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 2:01.557
    22 Sam Lowes Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 2:02.058
    23 Tito Rabat Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 2:02.190
    24 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki Test Team Suzuki 2:02.266
    25 Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 2:02.517
    26 Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 2:02.893
    27 Kohta Nozane Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 2:03.052
    NC Casey Stoner Ducati Test Team Ducati

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    It's gonna be fun to watch the Maniac this year..

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    Yes, the whole thing is shaping up nicely - we've had a few golden years as of late.

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Didn't Stoner get into the 1:59's yesterday? Friggin guy.

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    On Day 1 and again on Day 3 (he didn't ride Day 2). But there's about 6 more in the 59's after Day 3. Curious how many did a "time attack" on a soft tire....

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Vinales saying he was on a used tire the whole test to work out race strategy. If so, the grid is in a lot of trouble.
    He's going stupid fast/consistently already.

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    Re: Moto GP 2017

    Seems that way now, but testing and racing are really different things, especially in this class. It's rare that someone dominates testing and then dominates the races.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    Seems that way now, but testing and racing are really different things, especially in this class. It's rare that someone dominates testing and then dominates the races.
    And then you have the GOAT Rossi sometimes not doing well in qualifying only to run at the top in a race.

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    Nick alluded to the fact that on day 3 we would see some faster times or hot laps.

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    Who the hell is Johann Zarco?

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    Quote Originally Posted by number9 View Post
    Who the hell is Johann Zarco?
    Rookie to MotoGP. Came up from Moto2

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    He won the moto2 championship twice.

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    Who the hell is Johann Zarco?
    Lorenzo II

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinned View Post
    Lorenzo II
    How so?

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    How so?
    He's done an awful lot of get out front early and check out

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    Who's Zarco? BLASPHEMY!

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