More images from Scott Jones at Laguna, this time of the warm up session prior to the race.
Nicky Hayden had a special paint job, stars 'n' bars style
Valentino Rossi saves his front tire
Jorge Lorenzo took part in warm up, and got up to speed slowly
Casey Stoner was fast from the moment he swung a leg painfully over his Ducati
The Repsol Honda Team does a little synchronized sliding
Randy de Puniet. Sadly for the US fans, no Playboy bunnies this time out, hard bags instead
A Texan does Californ-Eye-Ay