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GP Week : Issue 127
ANDREA DOVIZIOSO – REPSOL HONDA Third wheel on HRC’s bicycle is increasingly less easy to overlook. May lack that final little bit of speed, but is very consistent. This is probably his last chance on a factory bike: better buck up if he wants that to change. THE late mid-term break means that the boys have plenty of term-time left and plenty of homework assignments to complete before the final report in November. There is still the chance to pull their socks up. This is the interim report, after 10 of 18 races. There’s nothing here that might not change before the final exams. The headmaster’s opinion is final. MOTOGP FEATURE >> The calendar has been shuffled around by the moving of the Japanese fixture: the half-term report therefore comes a little later than the halfway point. MICHAEL SCOTT hands them out ... HIGHLY COMMENDED BEN SPIES – YAMAHA Spies was top new boy last year, and although he has won a race this year, there hasn’t been a great leap forward with his switch to the factory team. More of a steady progress. Still needs to work on his early speed: his fast lap times too often come too late. Still promising. ANDREA DOVIZIOSO – REPSOL HONDA Third wheel on HRC’s bicycle is increasingly less easy to overlook. May lack that final little bit of speed, but is very consistent. This is probably his last chance on a factory bike: better buck up if he wants that to change. JORGE LORENZO - YAMAHA Lorenzo sometimes takes his duties as current Head Prefect a bit too earnestly, but the quality of his motorcycle racing has been inspiring to the younger boys. His Yamaha is not the fastest ... but he made it so for two wins. Solid good marks on every other occasion cement his growing reputation for reliable excellence HIGHLY COMMENDED GOLD