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Old 10-15-2007, 09:14 PM   #1
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Schwantz/Aspar Suzuki MotoGP Deal Done?

So it's been rumored for quite a while that Schwantz wanted to run a MotoGP team. Sounds like he may have joined up with the MV Aspar team to run a Suzuki squad for 2009?

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http://www.as.com/motor/articulo/mot...asdaimot_7/Tes


Translated.. badly.
http://google.com/translate?u=http%3...&hl=en&ie=UTF8


Cool deal.
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Old 10-16-2007, 07:42 AM   #2
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Hmmm.... 2009, just in time for a certain Ben Spies to no longer be under Suzuki AMA contract...
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:47 AM   #3
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Hmmm.... 2009, just in time for a certain Ben Spies to no longer be under Suzuki AMA contract...

That would be cool!

The only flaw in that idea would be the Aspar connection. Jorge Martinez has very successful 125 and 250 teams and has been wanting to join MotoGP that he can promote his riders to. doh!
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:00 PM   #4
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If the Aspar team does go to GP, then they need a veteran rider to head up the project.. if they do put a rookie in that seat, Bautista will be a better candidate than Spies... Plus Aspar will not be a factory team, so why would Spies join it?
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:04 PM   #5
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Plus Aspar will not be a factory team, so why would Spies join it?
For the same reason Toseland, Melandri, Elias etc.. hope to prove themselves on the world stage and get a factory ride?

But we're all stupid, what do we know.
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Spies had insisted on a factory ride ... not me..
Toseland too, but he came down to earth to know that he needs to prove his worth...
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Spies had insisted on a factory ride ... not me..
Toseland too, but he came down to earth to know that he needs to prove his worth...
Well, when I join the MotoGP ranks, I INSIST on joining a factory team too.
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LOL...
when you do then you will whoop my ... waitamin... u already do!
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