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October 12th, 2019, 05:15 PM   #1
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Six riders decided not to race. What do you think of that. I think they should have been disqualified for that. I'm not good at history, has anything like this happened before? How they even were allowed to do this?
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Anybody should have the right to refuse to race if they don't want to.

Also yes it has happened before the 1989 Nations Grand Prix at Misano was boycotted by several top riders for safety reasons.

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October 13th, 2019, 02:36 AM   #3
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Six riders decided not to race. What do you think of that. I think they should have been disqualified for that. I'm not good at history, has anything like this happened before? How they even were allowed to do this?
Its their call, they are the ones taking the risks and they are the ones who would miss out on potential championship points if they do decide not to race.

No need to disqualify anyone... they have disqualified themselves effectively by sacrificing the opportunity for the extra points, not that disqualification for a safety concern is warranted anyway.
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October 13th, 2019, 07:35 AM   #4
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Comfortable my foot. You took the job. If you are not comfortable to ride flat out then slow down. Damn brats.
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October 14th, 2019, 01:06 PM   #5
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Comfortable my foot. You took the job. If you are not comfortable to ride flat out then slow down. Damn brats.
From the info I am hearing , I agree with them. If the same thing happened in GP, the riders safety commission would have the weight to make something happen. Any idiot knows new pavement has to have time to cure and it will bleed when it gets hot. This is another case of money overriding safety after some dumbass dropped the ball


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October 15th, 2019, 01:21 AM   #6
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Six riders decided not to race. What do you think of that. I think they should have been disqualified for that. I'm not good at history, has anything like this happened before? How they even were allowed to do this?
Have you forgotten Indy?
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October 15th, 2019, 08:16 AM   #7
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I agree the riders, this is their job and how they earn a living, its not worth risking a career over.
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