Rossi was on Extra Hard rear, and Marquez was on Hard rear. Marquez had a softer compound which heated up faster and provided better grip for the first ~ 10 laps after that, the tire was degrading pretty rapidly. Rossi (and most of the field) optioned for the Extra Hard rear because this was a long race. » 4/20/15 4:35pm Monday 4:35pm

2nd Gear:

“File this to the “I thought they already did this” department: GM has just launched software that will flag recalled cars that are sitting on dealer lots and make it harder for dealers to sell them before they are repaired.

Now, I thought this would be a thing once computers and recalls coexisted, but…

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Story Time:

On a somewhat related note. When the new 2014 Mazda 3s were coming out in late 2013, me and the wife (we were 26ish at the time, she looks like she is about 20) arrived at the local Mazda dealership and I spotted a 2014 Mazda 3 hatch. I think this was the only 2014 Mazda 3 they had at the time. I showed… » 4/10/15 3:52pm 4/10/15 3:52pm