2010 MotoGP Laguna Seca USGP in Photos

July 29, 2010
Adam Waheed
By Adam Waheed
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This past weekend the boys from MotoGP made their first of two scheduled U.S. stops at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. This year’s event was excellent with beautiful weather each day plus a lot of action on and off track. Here are a few of our favorite photos from the event. Also be sure to read our MotoGP Laguna Seca Behind the Fence Friday, Saturday, and Sunday articles in which we share some of the other activities happening inside the track.
 
Over 50 000 fans made it out to the Dry Lake for Sundays MotoGP race.
Over 50,000 fans made it out to the Dry Lake for Sunday’s MotoGP race.
The beautiful Red Bull girls pose a top the hill near Red Bulls permanent energy station.
The beautiful Red Bull girls pose atop the hill near Red Bull’s permanent energy station.

Stoner rockets through Rainey Curve. The 2007 World Champ was fast all weekend at Laguna.
Stoner rockets through Rainey Curve. The 2007 World Champ was fast all weekend at Laguna.
AMA Supersport sensation Elena Myers checks out Loris Capirossis Suzuki GSV-R GP bike. Could she the first girl to race MotoGP
AMA Supersport sensation Elena Myers checks out the GSV-R GP bike. Could she be the first girl to race MotoGP?
Valentino Rossi dives into the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca.
Valentino Rossi put in a magnificent performance in California with a third place finish only seven weeks after smashing his right leg to pieces at Mugello.
The Monster girls invaded the paddock supporting both the Suzuki supported AMA teams and the Yamaha Monster Tech 3 MotoGP team.
The Monster girls invaded the paddock supporting both the Suzuki supported AMA teams and the Yamaha Monster Tech 3 MotoGP team.
Ben Spies fast lap was balked when he had to avoid Mika Kallios crashed bike during qualifying.
Ben Spies ran up front for the beginning of the race but couldn’t maintain Pedrosa or Lorenzo’s pace.
Over 50 000 fans came to the races Sunday at Laguna.
Despite the economy a surprising number of fans showed up at Laguna Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Riders funnel down through the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca during the MotoGP race.
Riders funnel down through the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca during the MotoGP race.
Jorge Lorenzo won Sundays MotoGP race at Laguna Seca.
After Dani Pedrosa crashed out of the race Jorge Lorenzo was unstoppable in the MotoGP class.

 

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