How Do Our Tranches Compare to CRASH.net?

© Bruce Allen   07/03/2018

MO Tranching After Eight Rounds

Tranche 1:   Marquez

Tranche 2:   Rossi, Vinales, Zarco, Rins, Crutchlow, Dovizioso, Lorenzo and Iannone

Tranche 3:   Miller, P Espargaro, Bautista, Petrucci, Rabat, Pedrosa

Tranche 4:   Morbidelli, Syahrin, A Espargaro, Nakagami

Tranche 5:   Redding, Smith, Abraham, Luthi and Simeo

 

CRASH.net Ratings: Assen 

POINTS      RIDER

10               Marquez

9, 8             Rins, Rossi, Vinales, Dovizioso, Crutchlow

7                 Bautista, P Espargaro, A Espargaro, Redding, Miller, Zarco

6                 Abraham, Smith, Petrucci, Syahrin, Nakagami, Iannone

5, 4, 3         Simeon, Rabat, Luthi, Pedrosa

Not classified          Morbidelli (injured)

Please keep in mind that our tranches factor in momentum, either positive or negative, as well as the competitiveness of the bike, over the entire season, rather than a snapshot of just one race. For example, Tito Rabat is not having a Tranche 5 season. More of a “body of work” approach. Just sayin’. Otherwise, I believe the rankings are comparable.

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4 Responses to “How Do Our Tranches Compare to CRASH.net?”

  1. Vrooom Says:

    Seems hard to believe Pedrosa is in the bottom category despite his finish in the last couple of races. Also no Lorenzo on Crash? That’s an oversight.

  2. Old MOron Says:

    David Emmett doesn’t dare to have a tranche system for fear of contradicting you, Brucey!

    • Bruce Allen Says:

      I like him. He was helpful to me in Indianapolis in 2008 when I was trying to figure this stuff out. I thought his name was Kropotkin. I aim for a somewhat knowledgeable audience. He aims for the guys who cut the gears for their customized transmissions by hand, then go racing at 180 mph.

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