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Old 11th April 2005, 13:15   #16
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yeah i agree YAMAHA RULES and as said before if it wernt rossi and some other rider he too would have tried squeezing through that gap in the final turn , any one would do that to win and as rtech said... what Rossi did is what makes a Champion into a legend !!
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Old 11th April 2005, 13:19   #17
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No, Yamaha does not RULE. Honda still rules.

1st: Yamaha
2nd: Honda
3rd: Honda
4th: Honda
5th: Honda
6th: Kawasaki
7th:Honda
8th: Honda
etc...etc!

So clearly, Honda is still the better bike, it's just Rossi that makes the difference!
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Old 11th April 2005, 13:59   #18
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nice race..
but i think rossi's move on the inside was a desperate attempt at regaining the lead
ugly racing that..
lets see if there's an appeal

also wonder why rossi left it till so late..
he obviously had the pace to beat sete and pull away from him
arrogance perhaps ?

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Here things are more like they were in the pre-Eccelstone days of F1.

Well said dude.. well said !!
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So clearly, Honda is still the better bike, it's just Rossi that makes the difference!
Exactly. I bet Rossi could even turn a Proton into a contender if he was to join them.

There's no substitue for skill. You can have power but unless you know how to utilize it, you ain't getting anywhere.

Rossi is winning alright but, the kind of dominace he had with the Repsol is missing here. He's having to fight really hard, compared to the Repsol days, when he used to literally cruise to victory.

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No, Yamaha does not RULE. Honda still rules.

1st: Yamaha

2nd: Honda
3rd: Honda
4th: Honda
5th: Honda
6th: Kawasaki
7th:Honda
8th: Honda
etc...etc!

So clearly, Honda is still the better bike, it's just Rossi that makes the difference!

You took my statement too literally. Please note that at the end of the day, it is the winner who counts. Besides, Honda should have better bikes, considering the obscene amounts of money that they are able to pump into research. As compared to Yamaha, which is basically a musical instrument maker.

But yes, nothing takes away from the fact that without Rossi, Yamaha would have been struggling.
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{Max has been the biggest disappointment in 500cc/MotoGP since he entered.
Hope the two new recruits, namely,Tony Elias and Roberto Rolfo do not follow Max Biaggi.Atleast one of them performs.
I back Rossi 100% but looking at the starter,I feel Sete is going to give a tough fight to "The doctor" this season even though Team YAMAHA has worked on the top end of their bike....but you could still see the HONDA having a slight edge on the straights.

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Please note that at the end of the day, it is the winner who counts.
True, and Honda are ahead when it comes to the Manufacturer's Championship
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True, and Honda are ahead when it comes to the Manufacturer's Championship
Touche. But who looks at the Manufacturer's Championship? Everyone sees the driver and the steed he rides right?
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Correct. The glory is in the drivers/rides Championship. And the attention Rossi brings to the table is something every manufacturer would kill for!
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Correct. The glory is in the drivers/rides Championship. And the attention Rossi brings to the table is something every manufacturer would kill for!
Which always makes me think ... why did Rossi leave Honda? Was Honda too overbearing for him? Or did he want a challenge?
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It was too easy for him at Honda. No motivation as he claims.

He won the last 500cc 2 stroke class, the first motoGP class and then again just to prove it was no fluke. The only reason he shifted to Yamaha was for the challenge. the challenge to himself to see if he could do it on an inferior machine. Just to prove to the critics that it was him and not just the machine that won those championship's (Can Biaggi complain that Rossi had the best machine last year!!).

What I would love to see is Rossi doing the same with Ducati next year!
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Rossi is a LEGEND period
The moto GP bikes do 330+ in straight line speed at some tracs
while the stock busa will do the same speed

awesome mechanics and tuning i must guess

ROSSI to DUCATI could be possible
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hmm that makes me wonder, will schumi perform the same if he leaves Ferrari ???
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Well, it was a great race.... superb to see some really awesome wheel to wheel racing... and as far as i see it.... the last corner move by Rossi on Sete was purely a racing incident... nobody to be blamed, Rossi tried...(cant blame a man for trying can you?? and besides it was the last corner.... do or die situation) and Sete didnt really close the racing line. And, like few pointed out. Max was a big disappointment.

@Techno:Schumi did move to Ferrari when it was down and out.... He and Todt rebuilt the team... and made it what it is today.
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