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View Poll Results: What do you prefer to watch?
MotoGp 15 35.71%
Moto 2 1 2.38%
World Superbike 7 16.67%
World Supersport 2 4.76%
AMA Superbike 4 9.52%
AMA Supersport 13 30.95%
Other - put in thread 0 0%
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:45 AM   #1
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Question The best racing series

After a few years of watching races, it seems to me that the "bigger" series just are not that fun. In MotoGp you rarely see a nice battle, let alone a great one. The same goes for WSBK. You may have seen those in the past for sure, but not so much these days.

IMO, AMA Daytona Sportbike seems to be the best racing out there. The competition is so close, the show is amazing. You never know who will win the race. It is well worth staying up late and watch it "live" in the crappy Speed TV schedule they assign to it.

As far as racing goes, my preference is:

1.- AMA Daytona SS
2.- World SS
3.- MotoGP
4.- Moto2
5.- WSBK
6.- AMA SBK

As far as racing goes, what do you prefer to watch?
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:04 AM   #2
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i chose ama superbike and moto2 for the good action. however, blake young is showing josh hayes how to get it done right now, and i am enjoying watching roger lee run at the front of the pack.

i'll never give up the motogp tho..
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I kinda lost favor with AMA when they moved the 600 to the main class and treat the 1000 as a supporting class. And the commentators suck. I think Scott was the as a rider but they couldn't call a race to save their life. If I hear "pull the trigger on that...." I just want to scream. Moto2 is a lot closer racing. Granted, it's a Honda engine based class but there are almost 40 riders on nearly identical machines. JMO
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Old 07-11-2011, 11:59 AM   #4
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I chose World Supersport because that is the one place the factory Kawasaki effort seems to be paying off.

Seriously though, I really do like World Supersport because there always seems to be a lot of bikes and riders in the mix, like the AMA racing. Moto2 is very entertaining as well.

It is not listed in the poll, and maybe I'm a geek, but recently I've been finding the 125 series a blast. Since Nico Terol is no longer just running away with the races, there have been some compelling battles.

That said, I still watch everything. If Stoner can no longer hold a gap as the tracks warm up in the Summer, even MotoGP has a chance to gain more drama.
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Moto2 isn't as good this year. Last year there were plenty of races where you got to the 20th rider before you broke the 1 second mark from pole. Now it seems much more spread out. I'm not sure what changed. I still love the series though.

Lately the AMA 600s have been great every race. Much less drama since the beginning of the season. We're seeing 2 and three passes a lap for the podium spots and finishing times less than 0.1 apart in some cases.

WSBK is still enjoyable. Would be way better with a true HD feed from across the pond though. And what the is up with Biaggi? Was he making as many mistakes last year?
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Some HARD racing going on this year. I love it.
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:59 PM   #7
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WSBK is still enjoyable. Would be way better with a true HD feed from across the pond though. And what the is up with Biaggi? Was he making as many mistakes last year?
I haven't seen the WSBK races yet, but, I tend to notice when he's got clear track in front with a reasonable lead he does fine. As soon as someone start pushing him he seems to fall apart and become the "The angry hormone driven 18 year old behind the wheel" as opposed to the seasoned wold champion racer.
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I really hate that I'm forced to download WSS and WSBK to see it in HD.

WSS and Moto2 are where it's at for action on track, but for over all enjoyment I still love to watch MotoGP. Plus with SuperSic making his way through the field and dropping landmines along the way, you never know what could happen!!
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Wait, what about NASCAR?

I can sit in one place, drink beer and eat corn dogs all day AND see the whole race without moving my fat off the bench.
I can hear rich guys from Chicago, talk like good ol' southern country boys from Tennessee.
But the best part is, when I go to work on Monday, all the other so called "motorheads" will know who I'm talking about when I say, "That Junior is a badass and I hate Tony Stewart".
That way, I can feel like part of the group.


Yeah, NASCAR is the . It's like watching a marathon and smoking cigarettes.
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I really hate that I'm forced to download WSS and WSBK to see it in HD.

WSS and Moto2 are where it's at for action on track, but for over all enjoyment I still love to watch MotoGP. Plus with SuperSic making his way through the field and dropping landmines along the way, you never know what could happen!!

I enjoy watching MotoGP. It's the absolute of motorcycle racing. But, there's not much excitement in it for me. At least the "edge of your seat" yelling "GO! GO! GOOOOO!!!!!". The guys that are winning this year and doing it by a lot. Watch Marco throw all over the track is fun/frustrating etc.

Moto2 has some good racing, crashing etc but it's missing the excitement for me.

I'm an AMA dude. Watching the local boys get out on tracks you can ride and just let it all hang out.

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Wait, what about NASCAR?

I can sit in one place, drink beer and eat corn dogs all day AND see the whole race without moving my fat off the bench.
I can hear rich guys from Chicago, talk like good ol' southern country boys from Tennessee.
But the best part is, when I go to work on Monday, all the other so called "motorheads" will know who I'm talking about when I say, "That Junior is a badass and I hate Tony Stewart".
That way, I can feel like part of the group.


Yeah, NASCAR is the . It's like watching a marathon and smoking cigarettes.
Someone should smack you. I don't know who, but, I bet I could get TXSUT to do it for a $.49 ice cream cone.
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I'm an AMA dude. Watching the local boys get out on tracks you can ride and just let it all hang out.

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YEAH! Josh Herrin is a punkass teenager!
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I would smack anyone for a $.49 ice cream cone, you already know that.
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That's why I call you when people need smacked.
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I've got a freezer full of ice cream and a really long list. Get your pimp hand warmed up.
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I've got a freezer full of ice cream and a really long list. Get your pimp hand warmed up.
Where da ' cones at? Gotta have cones!
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AMA is off the hook this year.

i like AMA superbike and MotoGP
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