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2009 MotoGP - Laguna Seca Photo Gallery

Check out Motorcycle USA's photo essay from the 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix motorcycle races at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. Read the details of the race in our MotoGP Laguna Seca Results

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Check out Motorcycle-USA.com's new Dodge Sprinter van.
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This local artist paints a picture of your favorite MotoGP pilot right in front of you.
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Fans got the chance to walk the track at the end of the day Friday at laguna.
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Dainese girls at Laguna Seca.
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Riders took to the track on Specialized bicycles Thursday at Laguna.
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Is it Toni Elias or Marco from Alpinestars? Hard to tell.
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2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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Check out this guy's TV equipped Yamaha sportbike.
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Rizla Girls - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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The Pramac Racing Girls wishing Mika Kallio a return following a finger injury sustained at Assen.
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Ducati Village - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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One of the coolest bike's we saw on Cannary Row was this turbocharged Kawasaki 1200.
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Stacks of unobtainable Bridgestone racing slicks
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Ducati's Nick Hayden smiles during Thursday's Specialized bicycle event.
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Rossi discusses the finer points of driving a Superkart around Laguna
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Cannery Row didn't appear as busy as in year's past as evident by the ability to drive a car down the road.
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Shuhei Nakamoto of Honda Racing Corporation - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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The Rizla Suzuki GSV-R
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The Rizla Suzuki GSV-R
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Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Dani Pedrosa's Respol Honda RC212V
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Dani Pedrosa's Respol Honda RC212V
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Jorge Lorenzo's Fiat Yamaha YZR-M1
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Jorge Lorenzo's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Jorge Lorenzo's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Jorge Lorenzo's Yamaha YZR-M1
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Jerry Burgess and the Yamaha Factory Crew - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Jorge Lorenzo's Fiat Yamaha M1.
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Nicky Hayden's special Fourth of July Alpinestars leathers.
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Nicky Hayden's special Fourth of July Alpinestars leathers.
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Nicky Hayden's special Fourth of July Alpinestars leathers.
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Nicky Hayden's special 4th of July helmet for the Red Bull U.S. MotoGP at Laguna Seca.
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Chris Vermeulen's Shoei lid.
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Valentino Rossi's AGV helmet.
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Check out V. Rossi's Dainese leathers from Laguna.
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Nicky Hayden -2009 Red Bull USGP
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Laguna officials claim total attendance numbers of 105,817. We think they're numbers are optimistic.
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Andrea Dovizioso - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso at Laguna.
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Jorge Lorenzo and Casey Stoner at a press conference.
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Toni Elias - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Valentino Rossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Colin Edwards - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Jorge Lorenzo - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Jorge Lorenzo - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Chris Vermeulen - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Gabor Talmacsi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Valentino Rossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso at Laguna.
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Casey Stoner didn't look like a happy man coming into the Laguna Seca weekend.
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Rossi led the way on Day One.
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2009 Red Bull USGP
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Pole sitter Jorge Lorenzo had to be carried in to the press conference after taking a huge crash in qualifying Saturday.
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Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest rider in Free Practice 2 at Laguna.
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Fiat Yamaha's Valention Rossi drew first blood at Laguna acing out teammate Jorge Lorenzo in Friday practice.
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Marlboro Ducati's Casey Stoner is still battling health problems this weekend at Laguna.
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Marlboro Ducati's Nick Hayden got into the top-10 in Saturday morning's practice.
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San Carlo Honda's Toni Elias is just a few tenths of a second of the front runners in Free Practice 2.
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Casey Stoner high-sided during qualifying.
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Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo crashed twice in qualifying.
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Fiat Yamaha's Valentino Rossi came up just a bit short in qualifying.
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Marlboro Ducati's Casey Stoner is still battling health problems this weekend at Laguna.
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Dani Pedrosa - 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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Another view from the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca.
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Dani Pedrosa - 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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A view from pit lane at the 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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A view from the corkscrew at Laguna Seca.
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa at Laguna.
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Dani Pedrosa - 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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The Red Bull GP at Laguna Seca
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The Red Bull GP at Laguna Seca
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The Red Bull GP at Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa takes his first win this season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Dani Pedrosa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Valentino Rossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Fiat Yamaha's Valentino Rossi wheelies at Laguna.
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Valentino Rossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Valentino Rossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Jorge Lorenzo - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Despite injury Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo road to a third place finish at the USGP.
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Casey Stoner - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Casey Stoner - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Casey Stoner - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Casey Stoner - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Marlboro Ducati's Nick Hayden finished fifth at Laguna some 15 seconds behind winner Pedrosa.
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicky Hayden - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Ducati's Nick Hayden wheelies away in fifth.
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Toni Elias - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Toni Elias - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha's Colin Edwards finished seventh in Free Practice 2 at Laguna.
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Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Colin Edwards finished seventh at the 2009 Red Bull USGP.
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Colin Edwards - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Colin Edwards - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Chris Vermeulen - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Chris Vermeulen - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Chris Vermeulen - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Chris Vermeulen - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Rizla Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen at Laguna Seca.
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Randy de Puniet - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Randy de Puniet - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Alex de Angelis - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Alex de Angelis - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Rizla Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen at Laguna Seca.
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Rizla Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen at Laguna Seca.
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Rossi was second fastest in Free Practice 2 at Laguna.
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Marlboro Ducati's Casey Stoner at Laguna Seca.
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Nicollo Canepa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Nicollo Canepa - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Andrea Dovizioso - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Andrea Dovizioso - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Andrea Dovizioso - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Fiat Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo passed Rossi late in the race but couldn't make it stick.
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Rossi ran in second position for much of the 32-lap race at Laguna.
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Marlboro Ducati's Casey Stoner ran with Rossi in the beginning of the race but quickly started to fade.
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Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa won Sunday's 32-lap MotoGP race.
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Rossi leads Lorenzo at the 2009 Red Bull USGP.
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Gabor Talmacsi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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Loris Capirossi - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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James Toseland - MotoGP, Laguna Seca
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AMA Supersport race at Laguna.
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Tommy Hayden and DMG's Al Ludington discuss his jumped start, which began the madness that was AMA American Superbike at Laguna Seca.
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The press room was a ghost town after the AMA races.
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Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa leads the way in the race at the Red Bull USGP.
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2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
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Rizla Girls - MotoGP, Laguna Seca