Has Rossi got his mojo back?

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  1. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 59.999s (Lap 13/41)
  2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 59.999s | +0.000s (47/50)
  3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 2m 0.067s | +0.068s (6/36)
  4. Aleix Espargaro ESP NGM Mobile Forward Racing (FTR-Yamaha) 2m 0.101s | +0.102s (7/43)
  5. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 2m 0.164s | +0.165s (12/48)
  6. Alvaro Bautista ESP GoFun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 0.506s | +0.507s (9/60)
  7. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 0.619s | +0.620s (20/70)
  8. Cal Crutchlow GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 2m 0.790s | +0.791s (7/62)
  9. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 0.804s | +0.805s (69/71)
  10. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 1.032s | +1.033s (6/54)
  11. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 2m 1.198s | +1.199s (26/47)
  12. Randy De Puniet FRA Suzuki Test Rider (XRH-1) 2m 1.430s | +1.431s (53/55)
  13. Yonny Hernandez COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 2m 1.497s | +1.498s (51/56)
  14. Colin Edwards USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing (FTR-Yamaha) 2m 1.748s | +1.749s (23/35)
  15. Nicky Hayden USA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 2m 1.924s | +1.925s (57/59)
  16. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Test Rider (Desmosedici) 2m 2.029s | +2.030s (8/48)
  17. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 2m 2.070s | +2.071s (61/61)
  18. Scott Redding GBR GoFun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R) 2m 2.228s | +2.229s (48/50)
  19. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki) 2m 2.341s | +2.342s (13/54)
  20. Katsuyuki Nakasuga JPN Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 2m 3.115s | +3.116s (3/30)
  21. Mike Di Meglio FRA Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki) 2m 3.499s | +3.500s (15/52)
  22. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 2m 4.304s | +4.305s (5/29)
  23. Nobuatsu Aoki JPN Suzuki Test Rider (XRH-1) 2m 6.482s | +6.483s (3/14)

But can he maintain it for the whole race? VR46 was always a strong finisher all of last season, but struggled with a full tank of fuel, so hard to tell if he’s all mojoed or not, have to wait and see in Qatar. If he can mix it with Lorenzo and Marquez early on then we are in for some fantastic racing.

good to see Cal finish above both Tech 3 bikes, must make the move taste a bit sweeter.

Espargaro is really doing well. i think he’ll be one to watch this year.

the first year comeback for suzuki and it gets 12th place! :w00t:

They both are, little brother Pol, moto2 champ is up there now too…

Yep, Marquez is going to sweat it this season :smiley:

possibly :wink:

quite possibly :wink:

I missed the GP today :blush:

Is there anywhere i can see it?

Stand by… :wink:

missed it too, you have a link? pwweeeeeeease:Wow:

Monday night ITV4 8pm to 9pm

Great race with some good overtakes. Rossi has his mojo again. Marquez is a rather harsh overtaker though… don’t give him a mm or you nose gets chopped off.

Personally i don’t think he ever lost it, I think Marquez (and to a certain extent Pedrosa and Lorenzo) have just stepped up and shown there is more than just 1 amazing rider in the paddock. This weeks race was a good one, what an amazing set of moves that see the lead change between 3 different riders in the space of 2 corners!!

I won’t say any more to avoid spoiling it for anyone watching it tonight :slight_smile:

link available :wink:

pretty boring race after the spill really.

So the first half dozen or so laps being absolutely superb don’t count?
Or seeing almost everyone’s shear enjoyment at the finish?
Some people’s joy is just infectious.

What did you do, take Mogadon before you watched it?

There’s no pleasing some people :smiley:

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well said Mike :angry:

hence why I said “after the spill”

Naaah. Feck after the spill. My wife and I were cheering Rossi on the whole race, bugger the fact that Marquez could not keep up. Rossi went for it and WON!!! Yes, we are supporters.

And as for Phillip Island yesterday…

What fantastic stuff, Bradley’s lip tremble almost brought a tear to my eye :wink:

I would never have predicted that :smiley: