The class of 2005 - Checa, capirossi, Barros, Bayliss, Hoffman, Nakano, Byrne, Hopkins, Roberts, Elias, Xaus, Tamada, Ellison, Battaini, Rolfo, Melandri, Gibernau, Rossi, Edwards, Biaggi, Hayden
Sete Gibernau has the speed, the bike, the blood to take the title. For two seasons he has looked to be as fast as Rossi at times, yet has finished behind when it counts.
Gibernau's exciting riding style has not yet seen him ride the official HRC bike. Our money suggests he will take that role in 2006.
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