Scott Jones 2011 Retrospective: Round 5, Barcelona

Eyes on the future. But it wouldn't be with HRC.

This is Barcelona: Flashes of color, everywhere

Why so serious, kid?

The face of the future: Maverick

Graziano Rossi. It was a tough year for him too.

Because this didn't work out as expected

Stoner style

The Espargaro brothers have their fans at Barcelona. Not surprising, given they live a stone's throw away from the track

Catalunya would see Ben Spies appearing on the podium for the first time in 2011

There was a lot of fuss about the woman in the glasses. And much debate about her and her 5 million Twitter followers

And a barrage of photographers every time she appeared in public

The man who would be champ

Really, how can you not love Spain?

Jorge, pushing

Signs of things to come

2011 would prove to be another mixed year for Yuki Takahashi

Hard to believe that the Montmelo circuit is just a few miles away from one of the largest metropolises in the world



They gave everything for that which they loved. How could you argue with that?

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