Memory Lane, Part 2: Red Bull US GP At Laguna Seca, By Scott Jones

On the third day of looking back at 2009, we return to the July 5th weekend, and the Red Bull US GP at Laguna Seca. The light is always beautiful on the Monterey Peninsula, and Scott Jones knows how to get the best out of. Enjoy some of his highlights from a weekend of racing in California. 


Nicky Hayden sold a shedload of 848s with this livery


Speed


Eddie discusses kart tactics with Vale


Even the cameras are carbon fiber


The five ages of Jorge


Some old guy called Roberts. Used to be pretty quick


Camera technique 101: always get your subject to look into the camera


The front straight is where it counts


The contrast couldn't be greater between Gresini's Alex de Angelis


... and Toni Elias


Nothing wrong with Andrea Dovizioso's Brembo brakes


You could never accuse Niccolo Canepa of not trying hard enough


The two Ps, Dani and Alberto


The face of a genius - Jerry Burgess


CEII, old enough to remember black and white photos


Nicky Hayden commemorated Independence Day with a sticker


Colin Edwards' "Marines" cap comes with a special weapons permit


What was that about missing the two strokes?


Valentino Rossi makes his front tire allocation last a little longer


Barely visible behind the bubble: Toni Elias


The eyes have it


The LCR Honda, this time in Givi Red


Hayate team gear should fetch a fortune on eBay


They really don't get enough front tires


Turn 1, steeper than it looks


Dani Pedrosa's efforts ...


... would be richly rewarded


How different it was last year


To look at him, you wouldn't think he had a dislocated shoulder


Pedrosa had a sizable lead by the halfway stage


Guy Coulon admires his own handiwork

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