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2010 Red Bull Catalina GP with Kawasaki Photo Gallery

We shipped a Kawasaki KX250F to Catalina Island to see the glorious return of Grand Prix racing from the perspective of a racer.

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A little softer on the suspension and a litter harder on the throttle would have produced better results.
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This Yamaha replica bike was one of the finer vintage machines.
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We'd like to know how much beer was sold over the weekend. The GP definitely had a party atmosphere.
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Arriving by ferry is one of the cool aspects of racing on an island.
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Registration and the media HQ was located at the Metropole Hotel.
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We sat on the line for almost 45 minutes before the start of our race since gate pick was first-come-first-serve.
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This custom Harley-Davidson was a crowd favorite.
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Ingenuity goes hand-in-hand with vintage racing.
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Red Bull fit right in with this custom go-kart.
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Racers of all ages came out to enjoy Catalina.
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We scored a room at the Hotel St. Lauren thanks to a last-minute cancellation. Be sure to book early next year!
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Local island boys were excited to see the races.
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Dimitri Coste came all the way from France to compete on a Triumph.
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Racers were allowed to ride through town as part of a parade, but no racing.
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Promoter Vinnie Mandzak (left) stands with two-time Catalina GP winner, Bob Sandgren.
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Kawasaki shipped the KX250F with nothing more than a contact name on the numberplate. It all turned out fine with the help of District 37 members.
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As a District 37 event, support was collected for the recently injured Justin Imhoff.
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Race fans hang out around a campfire on Friday night.
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The starting line overlooked the city of Avalon. Twelve races took off over two days.
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Fuel could only be purchased at a specific staging area.
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Travis Pastrana was a Red Bull rider who showed up. He blew up his engine while running third in the pro race on Sunday.
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Racers will find traction wherever they can.