Motorcycle Forums banner
1 - 1 of 11 Posts

· Registered
23 Posts
Re: best rider in the world?

One should always take testing times with a grain of salt, but it's certainly true that Barros wasted little time in getting up to speed on the Honda 4-stroke. And he's quickly up to speed on the Yammie--impressive.

Actually, what impressed me most about Barros this year on the 4-stroke was not his ultimate pace but his race-long average pace. He won his first race on the thing, from the front, over Rossi, having never done a race distance. Very impressive. I'm sure Rossi is thankful Barros did not have the 4-stroke all year.

And I'm equally sure Barros will be considerably more competitive on the Yammie than Biaggi or Checa has been. Add to that Hayden on a RC-V and Hopkins on the big Suzuki and '03 looks like it will be a good year for MotoGP.
1 - 1 of 11 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.