BBC SPORT | Motorsport | Motorbikes
Steve Parrish, BBC reporter predicted the future when he wrote in this column,
"I hope we don't have the same outcome as what happened when Schumacher virtually handed the title to Alonso when his engine failed last weekend.
I've a horrible suspicion something like that might happen this weekend in Portugal. "
Well, it happened again. Nicky Hayden was knocked off the track and out of the race by his team-mate, Dani Pedrosa, on lap 2.