Looking Back With Cormac: Part 1 - Qatar

Fire in the hole: Qatar shows up a lot of things usually hidden by daylight

2018 kicked off the way it would continue: fierce battles with surprise leaders

Franco Morbidelli - future rookie of the year. But it would not be easy

The boss chats to the boss

Daylight in Qatar. A new and much improved schedule meant some practice took place before the sun went down

We all thought Jorge Lorenzo might win at Qatar. Then we thought he might not win at all on a Ducati. We were wrong on both counts

Scott Redding got to be a factory rider. Unfortunately, the factory was Aprilia

Kouichi Tsuji greets Valentino Rossi after qualifying. Things would not always be so cordial between Yamaha's riders and top engineers

Year 2 for Pol Esparagaro and KTM. It would not be an easy one

Old Italians do it fast enough for the podium

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