MotoMatters.com Andy Doggett is enjoying a few days in the Portuguese sun after attending the World Superbike race at Portimao on Sunday, and was kind enough to send us some of his excellent photos from the first day of testing. He's an amateur, with a consumer DSLR, but he also has an excellent eye. Here's his images:
James Toseland, back in World Superbikes again
Leon Haslam switches from Honda to Suzuki for 2010
Johnny Rea, fastest man on day 1
Is Nori still Nitro?
Tom Sykes hasn't color coordinated his leathers yet
And Leon Camier hasn't color coordinated his helmet
Sylvain Guintoli on the Alstare Suzuki: Because you can never have too many mad Frenchmen
Can Toseland add a third title to the pair he already has?
The Roman Emperor: The RSV4 should be even better next year
Biaggi will have to deal with Leon Camier first, though
Toseland, with a point to prove
The color scheme is good. Will the bike be?
Carlos Checa, now back on a Ducati
Kenan Sofuoglu. He wants his title back, badly
Regis Laconi, back in the saddle after his terrifying crash in South Africa earlier this year
Barry Veneman had a very tough year in 2009. How tough? Well he's taking donations on his website ...