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MotoGp after Rossi

Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' started by rc36, Sep 14, 2005.

  1. Here is an excellent article by the erudite Michael Scott on what the impact on MotoGP will be when Rossi departs for a car racing future in 2007.

    Makes excellent reading.


  2. I honestly think Rossi would struggle in F1 unless he had a car which was within say 5% of the front runners. All you have to do is look at Schumacher this year -and he is the master of giving feedback to the team for changes to setup & development.
    Bikes are different. The right rider can ride around problems. When Rossi went to Yamaha they were only at probably 75% of the Hondas. Rossi still won the title due to sheer talent. This is just not possible in a car. How many passing manouvers do you see in F1 with a clearly slower car in the straights diving up the inside on the brakes? It just never happens.
    So if you don't have the mechanical package you have no hope. My 2 cents anyway.