Honda boots Lorenzo

Discussion in 'General' started by notbostrom, May 21, 2019.

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Is he toast

  1. Yes he's out

    30.9%
  2. Nope he will win more than 1 race this season

    30.9%
  3. Nope.

    38.3%
  1. notbostrom

    notbostrom DaveK broke the interwebs

    The talk is already starting that Honda will punt dear George at the end of the season.

    What say the beeb
     
  2. CB186

    CB186 go f@ck yourself

    I don't think even Honder would do that. I think he'll eventually figure it out, but I don't mnd seeing him struggle.
     
  3. cpettit

    cpettit Well-Known Member

    Makin room for lil Marquez
     
  4. CB186

    CB186 go f@ck yourself

    That would be a waste of a good seat.
     
  5. blkduc

    blkduc no time for jibba jabba

    He probably won't win a race this year but they won't fire him after the first season.
     
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  6. nigel smith

    nigel smith Well-Known Member

    He gets one more year at Honda. He will remember how to ride just in time to secure his Suzuki contract. It is inevitable.
     
  7. gixer1100

    gixer1100 CEREAL KILLER

    not sure hes out but not looking good for a win. they kept pedrosa around a long time, but somehow Lorenzo seems to be doing worse along with higher expectations. not a good combo. im sure hes not cheap either. a young guy could do no worse for allot less.
     
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  8. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    Does he really only have a 1yr contract?
     
  9. thrak410

    thrak410 My member is well known

    They wouldn't be smart to do that... learn from Ducati. Just when he figured it out they let him go.

    And I'm not voting in the poll, the options suck :p
     
  10. ton

    ton Arf!

    i do love a good clickbait title.
     
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  11. BigBird

    BigBird blah

    Thought he got $8m some currency for 2 years ($4M per)

    Sent from my smatrfone
     
  12. TX Joose

    TX Joose Well-Known Member

    Honda solved their Ducati problem by hiring Lorenzo. He ain't going anywhere end of the season. They should be thankful.
     
  13. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Lorenzo is on a Honda?? Damn.............I really am outta the loop:oops:
     
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  14. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    You wouldn't know by watching the races, he's never close enough to the front to be part of the video stream.
     
  15. BigBird

    BigBird blah

    Rossi still races motorbikes

    Sent from my smatrfone
     
  16. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Between work,cutting cable,work,no longer having a RRW subscription,and work........I haven't watched a race in years besides tid bits of the TT each year.
     
  17. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    I always liked that youngin'. good to see he's still around:p
     
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  18. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    It'll be the same as his run at Ducati.

    He won't do anything this year....and then have a couple flashes of brilliance in 2020 and they fizzles out.
     
  19. Tristan

    Tristan Well-Known Member

    Who knows what the big red evil empire will do.... they're fickle. It's funny how Pedro seems to quite fondly remembered now after years of lackluster results. Anyone think JL will have the same treatment???

    I'll throw out this conspiracy theory:

    JL shows great speed at the end of his Duc contract, convincing Honda to back up the money truck to his estate with a huge upfront salary and standard win bonuses. He then does his standard Princess and the pea routine.

    Bautista goes to WSB and takes a modest salary with huge bonus structure for wins. You know the rest.
     
  20. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

    What exactly is his problem with the Honda? Is it like the Duc was for Stoner - somehow Marquez has figured out how to tame the beast by being crazier than it is, or is Lorenzo just a pussy?
     
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