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post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-01-2013, 12:59 PM
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Hardly surprised, with more riders coming up from moto 2 every year, if Cal hadn't taken the factory ride for next year he probably would have been without one all together, factory or not?

It's a sad fact of the MotoGP series that there are only 6 factory bikes on the grid and of those only 4 are competitive. And so your chances of getting on one are slim, especially if your not Spanish or Italian, so in that respect he's done very well for himself.

I do hope for him and Dovi that Ducati and Audi can build a competitive machine for next season but I won't hold my breath? And if they don't then hopefully Cal will be able to look back at his GP career and say he was a factory rider, he got some podium trophies and a healthy bank balance.

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