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    Moto gp 2017

    I may have to run down to Austin.

    Impressive start by Farco, moto 2 champ moving up.

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    Yes, it is looking like it will be an interesting season. Looking forward to it.
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    Maverick Vinales pretty much dominated so Marquez clearly has serious competition. Vinales only made one mistake (running wide in a turn) during the race but he quickly recovered and won going away. I had hoped that Andrea Iannone would have stayed upright on his Suzuki mainly because I love to see more competition between brands, and not one brand winning all the time. If Iannone would have stayed upright, we might have seen 4 different brands in the top 4 at the finish!

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    The Honda is still not working though. Marquez had major issues with it last year and rode around them. It must be even worse this year because even with his genius he was too far down the field.
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    The track conditions were weird because of the rain that occurred previously. And why they fitted a Medium front tire to Marc's bike is somewhat of a mystery since he normally prefers a Hard front.

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    How much does it rain in Qatar, anyway?

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    I'll be on turn 15. My son and I rode up to C.O.T.A. yesterday to watch MotoAmerica doing some Dunlop tire testing. It was free and there is hardly anyone there. Rode our bikes right up to the pit garages.
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    I bought general admission tickets. I figure since we can only go one day, we might as well walk around, see the vendor sights, and check out all the different spots.

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    Probably getting (3-day) GA tickets too, going watch with parents and one of their friends, barring unforseen circumstances.

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    i hope Valentino continues....
    he represents us old guys here...respect.
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