Let's praise MotoGP for finding a solution
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Let's praise MotoGP for finding a solution

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, Toby Moody

Mandatory pitstops came to MotoGP in Australia as tyre wear concerns on the resurfaced Phillip Island track led to an emergency one-off format change. TOBY MOODY reckons the sport deserves credit for finding a solution

People in racing make mistakes now and again. Engine builders see their engines blow up, mechanics sometimes leave clips attached to the bike when they should be removed, bodywork flies off, bolts fall out, riders miss braking points and commentators call the wrong rider in a mass crash (I certainly know about the latter).

But while some take events on the chin with humility, others have the arrogance to never admit a mistake.

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Series MotoGP
Teams AB Motoracing
Author Toby Moody