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    Default Re: Pedrosa to confirm future tomorrow!

    But what's in it for the factory to do that?

    Do the rules even allow more than 2 factory bikes plus 2 satellite bikes?

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    I think they do. Look at Ducati. Full fat 2018 bike in Pramac for Petrucci. Crutchlow on a "factory" bike in his team.... It is doable if they want to keep him in the game and racing on something worth racing on.

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    He seems to have announced his retirement today, I post the link if I can find it again.



    https://elpais.com/deportes/2018/07/..._rsoc=TW_CM_DP

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    http://translate.google.com/translat...soc%3DTW_CM_DP

    google translate gives you the gist

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monstyr View Post
    http://translate.google.com/translat...soc%3DTW_CM_DP

    google translate gives you the gist
    Just conjecture. Nothing official yet.

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    Default Re: Pedrosa to confirm future tomorrow!

    retirement announced:

    https://www.motorsport.com/motogp/news/dani-pedrosa-announces-retirement-1058850/

    didn't see your post LB.

    Crash.net always hangs on IE so I tend to use Motorsport .com on client laptop

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    2012: MotoGP, 7 wins, 2nd in championship
    Best rider never to win the premier title, and how unlucky was he that year?

    Good decision I think, and hope he'll be around the paddock in another capacity. I've always rated him even when the dimbulbs were talking about "Pedrobot". True greatness isn't about clowning for the cameras

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    It's a real shame he never won a championship, but given the long list of injuries he's had i don't blame him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomcat View Post
    Best rider never to win the premier title, and how unlucky was he that year?

    Good decision I think, and hope he'll be around the paddock in another capacity. I've always rated him even when the dimbulbs were talking about "Pedrobot". True greatness isn't about clowning for the cameras
    The Pedrobot thing was about his behaviour when he was personally managed by Puig. And he was a proper miserable little git then. After changing personal representation he turned into someone very, very likeable, approachable and downright nice to be around. We bonded over windsurfing and paddleboarding - stuff that I had no idea that he did until he actually started to talk to people. A truly nice guy and great racer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lostboy View Post
    The Pedrobot thing was about his behaviour when he was personally managed by Puig. And he was a proper miserable little git then. After changing personal representation he turned into someone very, very likeable, approachable and downright nice to be around. We bonded over windsurfing and paddleboarding - stuff that I had no idea that he did until he actually started to talk to people. A truly nice guy and great racer.
    Gutted. Would have loved to see him on the Yamaha.
    Paddock will be a poorer place without him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claude View Post
    Gutted. Would have loved to see him on the Yamaha.
    Paddock will be a poorer place without him.
    But may leave a spot for Bradders or Scotty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lostboy View Post
    The Pedrobot thing was about his behaviour when he was personally managed by Puig. And he was a proper miserable little git then. After changing personal representation he turned into someone very, very likeable, approachable and downright nice to be around. We bonded over windsurfing and paddleboarding - stuff that I had no idea that he did until he actually started to talk to people. A truly nice guy and great racer.
    Yeah, you mentioned you'd had a nice chat with him. All I'm saying is people aren't miserable little gits who turn into nice blokes overnight. It's superficial judgements like that - that most people make in the basis of nothing more than a televised parc ferme interview - that do our sport no favours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    But may leave a spot for Bradders or Scotty
    Don't hold your breath.

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