predictions ? - Kawasaki ZX-10R.net
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 22 Old 10-05-2009, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
WSB Rider
 
jake318's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 890
Posting Frequency
Images: 9
 
predictions ?

Since Spies early transfer to MotoGP seems to be a hot topic with different views. Who wants to stick thier neck out and make a prediction on Spies result In his first GP in Valencia ? I know most of you will think im nuts but im thinking that hes the real article . Secondly Yamaha is looking to make him the next household name so the tech 3 team is gong to get extra help . ... drumroll .. 4th place
jake318 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 22 Old 10-05-2009, 09:48 PM
GP Star
 
Quick10's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: SoCal
Posts: 3,152
Posting Frequency
Images: 5
           
Podium

Quote:
Originally Posted by NinjeR View Post
I'm glad I'm a stripper, the money keeps coming in! lol
Quick10 is offline  
post #3 of 22 Old 10-05-2009, 10:23 PM
WSB Rider
 
motomike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: georgia
Posts: 844
Posting Frequency
Images: 4
 
first race-i'll have to say 4th.look'n forward to him slapp'n rossi around next year.

lead,follow or get out of the way !
motomike is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 22 Old 10-05-2009, 10:25 PM
WSB Rider
 
ducatibrandon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ
Posts: 927
Posting Frequency
Images: 18
  
Send a message via Yahoo to ducatibrandon
12th at best.
ducatibrandon is offline  
post #5 of 22 Old 10-06-2009, 05:02 AM
Chairman of the Board
 
or10r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 15,984
Posting Frequency
Images: 17
           
Garage
Its going to be VERY exciting for sure!

or10r is offline  
post #6 of 22 Old 10-06-2009, 07:19 AM
REPOST Enforcement Mod
 
SkyDork's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Wesley Chapel, FL
Posts: 13,500
Posting Frequency
           
Garage
I will predict that he beats Hayden and makes a run on Edwards, but I'm not expecting miracles from the man his first outting. Just keep it on 2 wheels and finish the race. He's a smart rider and he won't get too crazy right out of the gate. Next year will be another matter!

I may not be perfect, but at least I don't ride a Suzuki.

Ridding the Internet of bad grammar, 1 post at a time.
#WordCrimes




SkyDork is offline  
post #7 of 22 Old 10-06-2009, 12:34 PM
GP Rider
 
greeniner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Boynton Beach, FLA
Posts: 1,027
Posting Frequency
   
5th if rain. 7th in the dry.
greeniner is offline  
post #8 of 22 Old 10-06-2009, 08:39 PM
GP Rider
 
hayden41's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,161
Posting Frequency
Images: 4
    
I'm very interested in seeing his performance next year. I however seriously doubt he will finish the year any higher than 4th or 5th, and that's probably giving him a little too much credit. I wouldn't be surprised by a podium or 2 at some his favorite tracks, but compared to wsbk, he's def got his work cut out for him. I don't see him competing with the main 4 (rossi, lorenzo, pedrosa, and a healthy stoner) on a week-in/week-out basis next year. I think next year will see him primarily racing against the almost always leader of the 2nd wave in motogp, colin edwards, (which is not necessarily a bad thing for his first year). I also may be totally wrong, and he may do just what he's doing in wsbk, and make rossi look like a dmg club racer.

Edit: for some reason I thought you wanted a predicton on his 1st year standings. Wild-card at valencia, 5th. 4th if he's lucky and someone has a bad race.

Last edited by hayden41; 10-06-2009 at 08:43 PM.
hayden41 is offline  
post #9 of 22 Old 10-07-2009, 11:16 AM
GP Rider
 
1rocket69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Used to be Candler, NC/ Then HELL in Del Rio, Tx/ Now Blaine, WA
Posts: 1,167
Posting Frequency
Images: 6
    
Actually this is not his FIRST MotoGP race, he did a wildcard on the Suzuki last year in the rain at Indy....I think 5th or 6th place then.

And I think he'll do about the same, top 5 or about, I do think his riding style will work a little better than other WSB riders, he really likes to load the front up and that seems to the major problem with other riders lacking front end feel.

Next year? he's hungry but it's a big step and it will also depend on who from his current crew he takes, set-up communication is key.

.............

Liberal-- A person who is so open minded that their brains have fallen out.
1rocket69 is offline  
post #10 of 22 Old 10-07-2009, 01:01 PM
Guilty by association
 
CP10R's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: N. San Diego
Posts: 8,751
Posting Frequency
         
5th at least


-I come in peace. I didnít bring artillery. But Iím pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, Iíll kill you all.
General "Mad Dog" Mattis
CP10R is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki ZX-10R.net forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2007 moto GP predictions? madnessracing Track 151 03-29-2007 11:43 PM
Estoril predictions danno46 Track 74 10-16-2006 07:20 AM
predictions for the Jerez Motogp win Big Daddy Race and Stunt 60 03-27-2006 08:51 AM
Daytona predictions? pmkin10r Race and Stunt 12 03-13-2006 03:17 PM
Any predictions on 06 ZX10R bugs? ZXMustang The ZX-10R 41 01-08-2006 09:58 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome