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I have been watching G.P. since 1987. Then I believe was the heyday, as there was only one ultimate series. No, nobody was super dominant. There were four riders who were capable of winning. The best years were around 1989 or so when you had Wayne Rainey, K. Schwantz, Eddie Lawson, Kevin Magee, Wayne Gardner, Christen Sarron, and a few others who were capable of winning or at least challenging the big guns.

It seemed that the boring times happened when we lost Rainey to injury, and K.Schwantz retired. It left a big gap. That was when the up and coming riders, and a few old timers went to World Superbike or they stayed in the States, etc.. Did you know that M. Duhamel raced G.P's for a year? Didn't do well so he came back to the States. If you wanna see races like the one on Sunday, watch the 89 or early 90's G.P.'s. When Lawson was on a Marlboro Yamaha, and Kenny Roberts was running the Lucky Strike Yamaha team, with Schwantz on the Pepsi Suzuki.
 
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