Scott Jones In The Desert: Race Day In Qatar


We thought it was a steely, thousand-yard stare. But it was Pedrosa, steeling himself for the pain he knew was to come


An old man prepares


Moto3 maniacs must maintain massive momentum


Jorge Lorenzo started well, but his helmet would let him down at the end of the race


Marc Marquez, on the other hand, had a disastrous start, messing up his braking and running wide


Unluckiest man of the day. Johann Zarco controlled the Moto2 race right up until a gear lever bolt let him down


The old man didn't get a great start, but started cutting through the field like a razor


A cool head could have ensured victory for Sam Lowes. Shame he didn't bring one


After two races without a podium, the hopes of Spain rested on Jorge Lorenzo


But there were three Italians who were sick of hearing the Spanish national anthem


Valentino Rossi and the Ducatis of Dovizioso and Iannone on the podium? Italy was closed on Monday.


The old man showed that age is truly irrelevant


Even at Qatar, with an attendance of 8,000, a Rossi victory is enough to fill pit lane with fans


This could have been lap 1 or lap 15: the Moto3 race was a barnstormer from start to finish


Not many people had Jonas Folger to win Moto2. But a mixture of luck and talent got him his first win


Best helmet on the grid: Danilo Petrucci


Ducati gives you wings. Where have I heard that before?


Honda gave it both barrels in Moto3


Just because...

 


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