Y'all hear about this? Eslick went to the branch last night.

Discussion in 'General' started by Dits, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner Dungeonesque Crab

    Lots of money invested in the race by lots of people. I can see why they wouldn't let him race.
    If he won, the fact that he was arrested for assaulting an officer just days before would be attached to every story the press produced.
    Just not good for business.
    Looks like this is his wake-up call. Hope he takes it seriously.
    Apologies after the fact don't cut it after awhile.
     
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  2. The AMA is a joke.
     
  3. KMC

    KMC DUC|DET

    Taylor Knapp, you have a phone call on line 1...
     
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  4. fullmetalF4i

    fullmetalF4i C. Lee #826

    I've got nothing going on this weekend.... Pretty sure I wouldn't win, but also pretty sure I would enjoy myself :)
     
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  5. turner38

    turner38 Well-Known Member

    I wonder what rule he has broken that they are using to prevent him from riding... I'd bet half the field had been convicted of similar or worse offenses.... Looks like they are setting themselves up for a lawsuit.
     
  6. racesbikes

    racesbikes WTB a Size 50/60 Race Suit

    I remember when Jamie Hacking got suspended indefinitely (later changed to one race weekend) and fined $4,000 for swearing at the end of a press conference and there wasn't half this much "Let Him Race" support.

    And Hacking didn't even get drunk in public, assault an elderly woman, flee from the police, or punch a cop.

    :D
     
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  7. BigBird

    BigBird blah

    so an elderly woman is 51....:confused:
     
  8. Britt

    Britt Well-Known Member

    "Actions deemed to be detrimental to the sport"
     
  9. racesbikes

    racesbikes WTB a Size 50/60 Race Suit

    Look at it this way.....if a 51 year old woman is at Bike Week, you can pretty much assume she has a lot of miles on her.

    But I guess it is all relevant, the 29 year old man in this case was apparently acting 18 years old, and I don't see anyone mentioning he should "grow up" and act his age.

    But why split hairs, Eslick is accused of knocking her to the ground, not me?
     
  10. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner Dungeonesque Crab

    Effing kids.
     
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  11. ton

    ton Arf!

    you believe that half the field has a FELONY arrest on their record?

    if that's normal in your world, remind me not to party with you and your friends.
     
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  12. Slider82

    Slider82 Well-Known Member

    Do you think anybody saw Hacking swear at the news conference? How many people here do you think saw Eslick flee from, or punch a cop? And 51 ain't elderly.
     
  13. racesbikes

    racesbikes WTB a Size 50/60 Race Suit

    You were the official tester for your glass dildo company?

    Ahhhhh......a little more clarity in the world this morning.

    Fathead! :D
     
  14. worthless

    worthless Well-Known Member

    1.2.3 ASRA and CCS reserve the right to revoke or suspend a rider’s
    competition license for engaging in any practice, behavior, or action
    deemed to be detrimental to the sport of motorcycling in general,
    whether or not related to a specific event or competition.

    More generally:
    1.2.2 ASRA and CCS reserve the right to prevent any entrant or entrants
    from participating in any Championship Cup Series or American
    Sportbike Racing Association event including, but not limited to, track
    days, practices, racing schools and actual competition. Likewise, the
    Referee or Race Director can prevent an entrant from competing.
     
  15. racesbikes

    racesbikes WTB a Size 50/60 Race Suit

    So "conduct detrimental to the sport" is only detrimental based on the number of people who saw you offend/hurt the victim(s)?

    Let me ask you this, it was two days before what might be Eslick's biggest race of the year....if he doesn't take his racing career seriously, why should the fans?
     
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  16. Slider82

    Slider82 Well-Known Member

    You were wondering why people weren't up in arms about Hacking's press conference fuck up but are upset about Eslick's alleged crime. Do you really not see the difference between people witnessing the incidents in question with their own eyes and having to take hearsay as fact?
     
  17. pickled egg

    pickled egg If you don’t hear from me

    At least he didn't drop kick the cop. :D
     
  18. bitchcakes

    bitchcakes reluctant member


    So does this mean they aren't going to let Chumlee do a track day?

    Does Lethal Rog have any felony arrests? Dorks-only policy will ruin motorcycle roadracing once and for all.
     
  19. Ty

    Ty Well-Known Member

    This ain't dirt trackin'.
     
  20. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    Yeah. Doh! I was thinking more that he didn't have a broken jaw - then again, those guys didn't get arrested for a felony either. What a damn mess. I feel truly bad for everyone especially the team and including AMA and CCS for being stuck in something they had nothing to do with.
     

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