Scott Jones Down Under: Shooting Race Day At Phillip Island

An Australian champion on a Repsol Honda: Mick Doohan turned some laps at Phillip Island for the fans

Cal Crutchlow was not going to let anything as petty as a bout of bronchitis slow him down on Sunday

Never give up

Coming through: Pol Espargaro shot for 2nd into MG, and then disappeared. An epic display

It would be a good day for the Australian fans: Arthur Sissis kicked it off with his maiden podium in Moto3

Then Ant West scored his second podium in a row, with a brilliant ride to beat Marc Marquez

And finally, Stoner ruled the Island MotoGP, as he has done for the past 6 years

Battle of the Moto2 race: Scott Redding, Ant West, and Marc Marquez scrap over 2nd

Battle of the MotoGP race: Alvaro Bautista, Andrea Dovizioso and Stefan Bradl scrapped it out over 4th spot

Dani Pedrosa made a single mistake in 2012, pushing for a gap at the start of the race. He had no option but to try

6*1 + 10*2 + 1*DNF = 2012 MotoGP World Champion

Goodbye and thank you

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always nice, great shots to find here. no comment on that! but it would be nice seeing more pics from the 2012 champ!

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Like the Crutchlow shot...well done ..Rgds..Peter.

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I didn't bother taking a crap phone camera photo of Mick from the grandstand hoping that this would be here after seeing Scott's photos earlier in the week. Thanks Scott.

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are fantastic - they must like you a lot to do laps for you...

Interesting difference in style between the new and old guard too in both shots - Dovi looks positively lazy! Hasn't he heard of mass de-centralisation?

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