OT - F1

mike wilson m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Mon Oct 19 16:11:35 EDT 2009

Charles Robinson wrote:
> On Oct 19, 2009, at 6:54, David Savage wrote:
>> 2009/10/19 Mark Roberts <mark at robertstech.com>:
>>> Jaume Lahuerta wrote:
>>>> Regarding motor soports I prefer morobikes...there are also big  
>>>> differences
>>>> in the machines, but I see more fight and good drivers have more  
>>>> chances to
>>>> show it (like Rossi, who moved from Honda to Yamaha and kept  winning).
>>> So... anyone catch the MotoGP race that was going on while those
>>> 4-wheel wimps were doing the F1 thing?
>>> ;-)
>>> Looks like another championship for Rossi.
>> Baby faced Casey Stoner made it 3 years in a row!!
> If Stoner had not been ill (did they ever figure out what the heck it  
> was?) Rossi would not be looking at another championship.  I love love  
> love Valentino, but Casey is really taking him to school (when he's  
> healthy).  VERY impressive.

<armchair racer>
My impression of Stoner is that, like Button, he is very nearly 
untouchable when everything is right.  But, if the machinery is not 
correct, he can't adapt to it and still win.  _That's_ what separates 
the good from the great.  They both need to work on that.
</armchair racer>

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