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ama points good or bad?

ama points good or bad?


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#1
As I watched RV lose a win at Mt. Morris I realized that this bonus per moto did not set right!As much as a win is great the points just do not add up toward the rider with the best combined finishes.It sure helped BT also,10 place finish and standing on the podium!!
 
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I thought Dungey at 4-4 was the one that got screwed. . .

Townley 10-1 gets podium instead of Dungey . . .??

I fully agree that the win should be a tie breaker, and maybe even an extra place, but 3+ places?
 

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It's perfect the way it is.

A win or top placing should be rewarded, and I think the AMA gives just the right amount.
 
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dirt bike dave said:
It's perfect the way it is.

A win or top placing should be rewarded, and I think the AMA gives just the right amount.
+1
 

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Agreed. Fine the way they are!
 

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I think they should have points like NASCAR, where they get points for leading a lap, then leading the most laps, and whatnot, and then throw the top ten into the mishmash at the end of the year to get 'em all close so they can duke it out at the last couple races.

Or maybe just leave them the way they are.
 
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The AMA can screw up anything-that`s what you pay them to do-They have to make rules and regulations in order to justify thier jobs and salaries,too many cooks in the kitchen type of thing, The bad thing is they screw with the system so much and enforce so little that any achievment by riders is just tainted-feel sorry for your riders, they want to win by talent not screwed up point systems- Outlaw races are the way to go!!!! :cool:
 

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dirt bike dave said:
It's perfect the way it is.

A win or top placing should be rewarded, and I think the AMA gives just the right amount.
+2 :cool: I've never raced or been involved in a series that scored any other way.

Check out how the prize money drops from 1st to second to third in other sports like Golf and Tennis. There should be greater rewards for greater achievements.
 

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lynch racing said:
The AMA can screw up anything-that`s what you pay them to do-They have to make rules and regulations in order to justify thier jobs and salaries,too many cooks in the kitchen type of thing, The bad thing is they screw with the system so much and enforce so little that any achievment by riders is just tainted-feel sorry for your riders, they want to win by talent not screwed up point systems-
Yeah we GET IT. Everything in European racing is perfect and everything in the US is screwed up. All the European riders are Superheroes and all the US riders are overrated posers. :blah: :blah: :blah: The 50th time you posted something like this I think EVERYONE on the planet was clear on your views.
Give it a rest.
 

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lynch racing said:
The AMA can screw up anything-that`s what you pay them to do-They have to make rules and regulations in order to justify thier jobs and salaries,too many cooks in the kitchen type of thing, The bad thing is they screw with the system so much and enforce so little that any achievment by riders is just tainted-feel sorry for your riders, they want to win by talent not screwed up point systems- Outlaw races are the way to go!!!! :cool:
Should we use the FIM system?

2007 FIM MX Rulebook said:
01.5.26.032 MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championships
01.5.26.033 MX3 Motocross World Championship
Points will be awarded to riders in each Motocross World Championship Race
according to the following scale:

25 points to the 1st
22 points to the 2nd
20 points to the 3rd
18 points to the 4th
16 points to the 5th
15 points to the 6th
14 points to the 7th
13 points to the 8th
12 points to the 9th
11 points to the 10th
10 points to the 11th
9 points to the 12th
8 points to the 13th
7 points to the 14th
6 points to the 15th
5 points to the 16th
4 points to the 17th
3 points to the 18th
2 points to the 19th
1 points to the 20th

hey wait that looks awfully familiar.......
 
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Rich Rohrich said:
Yeah we GET IT. Everything in European racing is perfect and everything in the US is screwed up. All the European riders are Superheroes and all the US riders are overrated posers. :blah: :blah: :blah: The 50th time you posted something like this I think EVERYONE on the planet was clear on your views.
Give it a rest.
Rich, I think you and I can agree that Mr. Lynch needs to return to his lead guitar duties with Dokken
 
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Well this went kinda odd.nearest I can tell,Yes,everything I do not like is from the ama folding in line with the fim!RD scored 4&4,thats 8,BT scored 10&1 thats 11.Noooo that is to easy!Well just bring on the country music and cousin marrying because the permanent numbers was just the beginning!I could just see this at the local level,timed practice allows the 40 gates to race,next 40 race the consolation moto,and the rest,well better luck next weekend!
 

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whenfoxforks-ruled said:
Well this went kinda odd.nearest I can tell,Yes,everything I do not like is from the ama folding in line with the fim!RD scored 4&4,thats 8,BT scored 10&1 thats 11.
I know better than to ask if you're new to the sport so instead I'll ask, Just never paid attention to how Pro racing is scored? Because nothing is falling in line with the FIM, this is the way it's been for many many years.
 
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No I have never bothered ,it is the first time I noticed championship points per moto!I assumed,used to they only scored championship points for the overall.Timed practice does not sound original and perma numbers sure sounds nascar!Local racing is still "normal",when it goes to district and national points,its for overalls.And yes some of these complaints are very old!The original method seemed fine and I just do not understand anyone even bothering to mess with it.What is the benefit,the best is the one with the best overall finish,well now lets make it more interesting!Not,RV and RD got burned by bureaucratic bs!