Scott Jones In Austin: Race Day


Marc Marquez did not quite lead from start to finish. Here's the only part where he was behind


Clutch issues meant Rossi had to push too hard, something the Michelin front would not accept readily


Blue bikes rising. Aleix headed Maverick, until Maverick finally struck


The riders refer to the section from Turn 3 to Turn 10 "The Flip Flops"


It was a tough weekend for Cal Crutchlow. He tucked the front pushing too hard in the race, then his van was stolen from his Italian home


Turn 1: One of COTA's great glories


When Romano Fenati is on it, he's unbeatable


28 into Turn 1 does go. Just


The King of America returns after win number 10


Sam Lowes kept Alex Rins honest, but couldn't find a way to beat him


A familiar sight: asking too much of the front end makes it wash out. Loris Baz was not the only rider to suffer


After a disaster in Argentina, Jorge Lorenzo got back into the game with a podium in Austin


The only other time Marquez did not lead the race: briefly on the brakes, going into Turn 1


Jorge Navarro did not get his first ever win this weekend. But it's clearly just a matter of time


Philipp Oettl is finally starting to make good some of the promise he showed in the Red Bull Rookies

 


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Scott, great pics as always. The shot at turn1 after the start shows the madness that is motorcycle racing, it is beautiful chaos.