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Apr 8th 2018, 09:26 PM   #1
 Willow's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Silverdale, WA

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SPOILER: Argentine Motogp

Did anybody watch this race today? One of the craziest ones I've watched!

Any thoughts?
Apr 8th 2018, 09:46 PM   #2
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  Jan 2016
  US

Marquez needs a hardcore punishment for all that "racing" today... Good to see Crutchlo get the win, was a good fight in the top 4 that's for sure.

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Apr 8th 2018, 10:05 PM   #3
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  Jan 2016
  Puyallup

  Yamaha FZ1, Aprilia RSV4 R
I will say up front, I'm a fan of VR46. Having said that fuck MM. There were at least 3 incidents today that put other racers in jeopardy.

Good on Crutchlow for staying in it. There were times it looked like he was going bin it for sure and hand Zarco the win, but he kept it together.

Again, FUCK Marc Marquez!
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Apr 8th 2018, 10:25 PM   #4
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  Jan 2016
  Silverdale, WA

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I'm not a racer or anything (but love watching motogp) so don't know all the rules about black flagging someone, but the announcers were saying, they thought MM should have been blacked flagged. Just seeing what he was doing to the other riders, it would of seemed appropriate.
Apr 8th 2018, 10:29 PM   #5
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  Jan 2016
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Originally Posted by Willow
I'm not a racer or anything (but love watching motogp) so don't know all the rules about black flagging someone, but the announcers were saying, they thought MM should have been blacked flagged. Just seeing what he was doing to the other riders, it would of seemed appropriate.
He should have been pulled from the race entirely. Black flag means you done. For us locally they use it to bring us in cuz something is wrong with us or the bike. I.E. something hanging loose or spilling fluids and such

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Apr 9th 2018, 06:06 AM   #6
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  Jan 2016
  Allyn, WA

  '06 HD Street Bob, '85 Yamaha FJ600, '99 Honda CBR600f4
Yep, Marc needs some severe punishment after this one. First he blatantly breaks the rules after stalling on the grid, then ignores track officials. Sure he served a ride through, but then endangered several riders as he barged through the field. The fact that he was so much faster meant that he had the ability to take the time to pick safer passing places rather than play bumper cars, and disrespecting the rest of the field.

I had been a fan of Marc's during his MotoGP rookie year, it was great to see him do so well, but since then he just comes across as arrogant. And the clincher was the stuff he pulled in 2015. That year I lost all respect for him and for Jorge. Both just act like spoiled brats. They act as snobbish as F1 drivers.

Marc needs to be DQ'd from this last race and start at the back of the field at the next. And if he pulls the same stunts, DQ him again.

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Apr 9th 2018, 07:33 AM   #7
 
  Jan 2016
  Woodland, WA

I think what we witnessed was a desire to win that was so fierce it was awesome. It's probably why he is as good as he is.
Apr 9th 2018, 07:35 AM   #8
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  Jan 2016
  Allyn, WA

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I think what we witnessed was a desire to win that was so fierce it was awesome. It's probably why he is as good as he is.
"Awesome" would have included a respect for the other riders in the race. Being fast and patient is awesome, being fast and recklessly endangering others is stupid.
Apr 9th 2018, 07:50 AM   #9
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  Jan 2016
  Custer WA

  Aprilia Tuono 1100
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Originally Posted by VeritasImageryNW
being fast and recklessly endangering others is stupid.
Looks to me like MM went full....
Apr 9th 2018, 08:15 AM   #10
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  Feb 2016
  Washington

MM's "pass" on Rossi was so reckless and stupid, I couldn't believe it. Rossi had the inside line and there was no room for MM to pass on the inside. He bounced off Rossi, then continued to run him off the track. What a freaking idiot! He ruined Rossi's race, put him way back in the points, and screwed Yamaha out of a good finish after a ton of work that went into the event.

All of MM's wild riding gained him absolutely nothing! He was credited with 18th place after the penalty for punting Rossi.

Karma is going to do a number on Marquez, and I won't be sad when it happens!!
Apr 9th 2018, 08:29 AM   #11
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  Jan 2016
  Muklilteo, WA

  Suzuki DL1000, Honda XR650R, KTM 250 XC-W
No excuse for Marc's actions, but I'd say he and Rossi are now even. At least he wasn't trying to run Rossi off the track like Rossi did to him in 2015, he was just trying to pass him.
Apr 9th 2018, 08:36 AM   #12
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  Jan 2016
  Richland

  Yamaha FZ1, KTM Super Duke GT, Yamaha FJR, Yamaha XS650
Although neither got any points, MM should have been below Rossi in the standings. I agree that MM should have been black flagged and should have to start in the back like Rossi did in '15.
Apr 9th 2018, 08:46 AM   #13
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  Feb 2016
  Seattle

He was riding very recklessly and should start the next race from the back of the grid. But good lord he was so much faster than everybody else out there. Pretty amazing. Also their traction control is getting way to good. Watching the on board coverage they all just pin the throttle on turn exit and let the ecu figure it out.
Apr 9th 2018, 08:52 AM   #14
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  Jan 2016
  Allyn, WA

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Originally Posted by PeteN95
No excuse for Marc's actions, but I'd say he and Rossi are now even. At least he wasn't trying to run Rossi off the track like Rossi did to him in 2015, he was just trying to pass him.
Except that when Rossi ran him off the road back on 2015, it was only after Marc had been aggressively trying to slow Rossi down, and not in just that race. I don't agree with what Vale did then, but it came after he had taken a lot of crap from Marc. And Rossi wasn't the only one to get sideswiped by Marc in this race.

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Apr 9th 2018, 09:26 AM   #15
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  Jan 2016
  Des Moines

  M1200S, VFR800, XR650R & GSXR750
There was a lot of yelling at my TV yesterday. I was expecting a black flag, but now I'm hoping for a grid penalty for the next race. I was also expecting Cal to crash at any moment during those last few laps, as it is his natural state. Great job by him, Zarco and Rins though!

In other news, Simon's pit reports are slowly killing me. Can't DORMA find a huge pile of money to throw at Dylan to get him to come back? Too bad (but good for him) that Ben Spies started racing again, as he would have been a great guy to toss down in pit lane. Or they could steal Colin Edwards from BT Sports. Someone else...anyone else...please!!!
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