MEC has lost its luster

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10/19/2019 10:57 PM

I’d rather see a 100k RBSR than this thb the 2 stroke aspect and the races were better, instead we had people getting hurt before A1 .02

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10/19/2019 11:35 PM

Honestly I couldn’t feel more opposite about it.

Last year when Tomac went 3/3, it was a snore....yea ET3 chasing savatgy for the last Moto was rad, but that was it....

This year, 3 Moto winners, 3 people going in tied with 4 points for the last race.
Honestly what more are you looking for out of a night of racing?

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shit'll buff out

10/19/2019 11:39 PM

The whole place was cheering until the end. So I guess being there made it cool.

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10/19/2019 11:43 PM

That last moto though!

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10/19/2019 11:49 PM

2/6 factory teams there made it seem a bit flat, but the last race was good,

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10/20/2019 12:28 AM

Shoulda been there. The environment was great. The pits were so-so and the announcing at the track was terrible, but everything else was great and the racing was awesome!

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10/20/2019 1:39 AM

i thought it was awesome, straight rythem for me was a snooze as it is every year..

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10/20/2019 2:27 AM

moscrop940 wrote:

Honestly I couldn’t feel more opposite about it.

Last year when Tomac went 3/3, it was a snore....yea ET3 chasing savatgy for ...more

All the best riders on the gate would be something to look for.

You know that the guys makes more than enough money when they can turn down a chance on 1 million dollars...

The first years this race was something special but now it just feels like ”meh” when all the top riders sits out.

But yeah, the racing was good tonight thankfully because of Tomacs bad starts/misstakes. Hade he gotten 3 holeshots nobody would have talked about great racing tonight..

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10/20/2019 2:36 AM

bigjam wrote:

I’d rather see a 100k RBSR than this thb the 2 stroke aspect and the races were better, instead we had people getting hurt ...more

RBSR is a jippo. If you like to party, great, if you like racing, not. I love MEC for the sneak peak it provides. I would like them to add a 250 PRO class also, and even possibly a 125 class.

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10/20/2019 2:40 AM

I really enjoyed the race and different format and will watch again next year but then again I am not one of the asshats that think they are so core that they shit on everything. blush

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Ed Johnson

10/20/2019 3:30 AM

Lost its lustre ?

I thought it was brilliant great racing right through to the end, loved it.

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10/20/2019 3:37 AM

If that didn't appeal to you I wouldn't bother watching SX anymore, that was fantastic racing and the broadcast for a change was faultless!

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If talk is cheap, silence must be expensive because nobody can afford it!

10/20/2019 3:38 AM

Was awesome! You had to be there!!!

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10/20/2019 3:44 AM

I don’t really understand people who feel the need to crap on any of the off-season races. I can’t help, but wonder about the motivation behind it. If you don’t wanna watch that’s fine, but to publicly crap on any opportunity to see these amazing athletes go out, and give it their all???

I feel like we had some awesome racing at all 3 of the bigger events this year. I have a feeling some of these people who feel the need to crap on any of these races will turn around, and be the first to mock the companies hosting them if they ever stop hosting, or be the loudest to complain about lack off season events when suddenly we’re down to 1, or 2 because of lack of viewers based on some misguided loyalty to a specific group of riders/bike/brand of energy drink.

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10/20/2019 3:59 AM

Actually it turned out much better than i expected.

I enjoyed the racing and other than dw15 wadding it

I'd call it a success.

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10/20/2019 4:28 AM

That was amazing!! Had everyone at the edge of their seats till the very end. Probably the best one yet!!
The two stroke straight rhythm probably won’t last a couple more years. That was the most boring event yet,

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10/20/2019 4:45 AM

It would have been nice to see more of the usual top runners there without a doubt which can make it seem a bit lack lustre but if you’re a fan of the sport and racing it was enjoyable to watch.
I’d much rather watch close racing on a proper track then riders riding in a straight line..

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10/20/2019 5:17 AM
Edited Date/Time: 10/20/2019 5:17 AM

Crowd looked light on TV

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10/20/2019 5:22 AM

I forgot how much I enjoy the support classes, especially the super-minis.

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10/20/2019 5:40 AM

I think it’s a great event and the racing at the front last night was epic. It’s just light on entries, and this has been the case for a number of years now. I think it needs moving back to towards the end of November/beginning of December when people have had a break after nationals and properly started SX testing

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10/20/2019 5:48 AM

Who won?

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10/20/2019 6:01 AM

hillbilly wrote:

Who won?

Herlings

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10/20/2019 6:21 AM

hillbilly wrote:

Who won?

ATKpilot99 wrote:

Herlings

dont believe him....

alessis took the mill

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10/20/2019 6:22 AM

I'm totally not interested in the super minis and the AM 250 racing. So much dead space on the broadcast. Why not just have a regular 250/450 pro classes and trim it down to 2 hours?

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10/20/2019 6:23 AM

bigjam wrote:

I’d rather see a 100k RBSR than this thb the 2 stroke aspect and the races were better, instead we had people getting hurt ...more

Who gives a f*** since you can watch both anyway?

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10/20/2019 6:28 AM

I love it. It’s another race in the off season. Can you really complain? BUTTT shorten the program. No one wants to sit around for 3 hours to watch 30 minutes of racing. Shorten it up. These riders don’t need an hour break between each race.

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10/20/2019 6:31 AM
Edited Date/Time: 10/20/2019 6:40 AM

As for the entry list, I think MEC is facing the same problems as the big euro SXs: no matter what you do, no matter how much money you put out, we've reached a point where most top riders value an off week-end way more than cash...

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10/20/2019 6:42 AM

I thought it was the best track in a while. Definitely wasn’t tamed down like in years past.

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10/20/2019 7:17 AM

Mec was way better., Provided racing on a track. Not a 45 second dragstrip. Rbsr is a cool event in its own way.

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10/20/2019 8:24 AM

Because of the mxon vs mec/euro vs usa discussions i really didnt want to like mec, but man the racing was so good! My adrenaline was pumping that whole last race.

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