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Offline amamet

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wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« on: March 17, 2019, 04:24:25 PM »
https://www.gpone.com/en/2019/02/18/sbk/pere-riba-the-panigale-v4-i-havent-seen-anything-exceptional.html

yes, its early in the season and only one rider is "exceptional" so far
« Last Edit: March 17, 2019, 04:25:14 PM by amamet »

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Re: wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 09:32:31 PM »
 Rea and the Kawasaki are a proven well developed package , Ducati has done something not easy to do . It is still a long season .

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Re: wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2019, 07:34:17 AM »
I've been following Bautista for a while, and always thought he was unlucky at MotoGP . Last year at Philip Island he got a current Ducati and wowed the world-his SBK performance is not a surprise.

The Ducati is wild, and I'm sort of glad they stopped trying to make the twin work. But look at the difference between Bautista and the other Ducati riders!

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Re: wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2019, 08:53:48 AM »
Forgot where I read but there was a rumor the brass wanted to switch Petrucci and Bautista after his performance

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Re: wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2019, 12:06:34 PM »
Maybe next year it could happen..
I often wonder how Bautista's career would be different if he hadn't bowled Lorenzo down at turn one a few years ago.

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Re: wsbk (ngc) eating crow?
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2019, 07:34:49 PM »
Eating crow? I'm pretty sure Perazzimx14 could come up with something..
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