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Discussion in 'Racing & Bike Sport' started by CastrolCraig, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. gRRandeelion

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    What about the possibility of F1 and Moto GP racing on the same circuit on the same day/weekend?
    Dumping F2, F3, Moto2 and Moto3 just for T.V. broadcast time slots. Ticket prices through the roof.
    Anything is possible with 'Liberty'. No wonder Dorma wanted WSK.
     
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    Takeover has been confirmed. If you like reading Management/Marketing BS then this is how they say they will improve MotoGP.

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    Wider fan base! Does that mean Nike will be designing the leathers :rolleyes:
     
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  4. Manofsteel

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    What will happen is tv rights to the highest bidder so probably like F1 on sky sports a dedicated channel that will be extortionately expensive and presented by airheads
    Corporate and VIP will get all the prime locations at the races and all general public will be priced out of the equation like F1
    A sad day in my opinion for the sport but to be honest you could see it going this way for a while a bit like the way the TT is starting to go
     
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    What a load of corporate bollocks, I hate it when people use words like 'key' 'growth' and 'scale' :rolleyes:

    Rossi is the one of the reasons the sport is as popular as it is today and he doesn't have a corporate bone in his body.....he is a very good business man though!

    Moto Gp riders are a completely different breed to F1 drivers with zero personality!!! I expect the riders to hate it, Casey Stoner didn't even like doing anything PR, so this will be another level of marketing shite!!o_O
     
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  8. Barstewardsquad

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    I hope there is a lot promised for the coming years and not just signed for the money.
     
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    I'm sure the glory years will return, let's not forget Fabio was world champ a couple of years ago and they were dominant with Rossi and Lorenzo for many seasons.........I could go further back but I think you know how successful Yamaha have been throughout the history of Moto gp.

    They'll be back! ;)
     
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  10. DVK 66

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    Fab said recently, he had never seen Yamaha doing thing they are now doing in all the years he has been riding for them, I wonder if they are developing another engine configuration? I hope any development's come soon and results happen this year ready for the 2025 season.
     
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    Fingers crossed they also run a satellite team, and also share data like Ducati do to help speed up development.
     
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    Also means he will earn more than Peco even if Peco wins the title again. It's a shame if it was just for the money, but which of us can honestly say we wouldn't do the same.
     
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    Or he thinks stay and be rich, see how they go with the improvements, and in 2027 everyone will probably be on a level playing field. he is young enough to do it?
     
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    For anyone interested, if you go to motoGP's official YouTube channel, they are showing/streaming the bagger racing live on there tonight and tomorrow. If you aren't aware it's big Harley and Indian v twin touring bikes with panniers, pinging around the track, sounds shite but is canny good.
     

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    Talk of Yamaha entering Cal Crutchlow as a wildcard at Silverstone.
     

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