What's With Alex Barros?

Sean Alexander
by Sean Alexander
Is it just me, or is Alex Barros the fastest Moto GP rider in the world? Last season, he was consistently fast, on his NSR 500 2-stroke, and then with a few races to go, he moved to a 4-stroke Honda RC-211V and proceeded to lead, pass for the lead, and generally run-down Valentino Rossi, through the end of the season.

For 2003, Senor Barros is on a Yamaha YZR-M1 4-stroke and fastest man in every test that Yamaha conducts. Significantly faster than Carlos Checa. I dunno... I think I might be picking Barros to stun the world in 03. What do you think?
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