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2011 MotoGP Qatar Photo Gallery

See photos of the 2011 Qatar Grand Prix in the 2011 MotoGP Qatar photo gallery.

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2011 MotoGP roster.
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Marco Simoncelli - Qatar 2011
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Toni Elias - Qatar 2011
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Dani Pedrosa - Qatar 2011
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Yuki Takahashi - Moto2
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Valentino Rossi rebounded with a solid fifth-fastest result in Free Practice 1, The Doctor's most encouraging result since switching to Ducati - Qatar FP1
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2010 MotoGP champ voguing - Qatar 2011
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Ben Spies spits a little fire in Free Practice 1 - Qatar 2011
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Randy de Puniet - Qatar 2011
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Casey Stoner is the man to beat at Qatar, the Aussie owning the circuit from 2007-2009 and dominating in the opening practice sessions - Qatar 2011
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Ben Spies getting the factory Yamaha M1 up to speed at Losail - Qatar 2011
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All smiles for Casey Stoner, the fastest rider throughout practice - Qatar 2011
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Dani Pedrosa closed the gap on his rival Stoner during Free Practice 3.
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Randy de Puniet is looking good at Qatar. Let's clarify: Randy de Puniet's garage is looking good at Qatar.
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Alvaro Bautista's Qatar debut didn't include the race, with the Spaniard breaking a leg in free practice 3.
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Valentino Rossi for the second time during practice finishes as the second-fastest Ducati behind Hector Barbera - Qatar 2011 Free Practice 3
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Casey Stoner snapped up the 27th pole position of his career with his qualifying effort at Qatar - Qatar 2011
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Pedrosa couldn't close the gap entirely on his teammate in qualifying, though the Stoner/Pedrosa duo are far ahead of the remaining GP pack - Qatar 2011
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Alvaro Bautista crashed in FP3, breaking his left femur and requiring surgery at the Doha hospital - Qatar 2011
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Nicky Hayden had to recover from a horrible start to salvage a disappointing ninth - Qatar 2011
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Considering the dominance of the HRC Hondas in qualifying and practice, Lorenzo was happy with a second-place result at the 2011 opener - Qatar 2011
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Lorenzo up front before Stoner drops the hammer - Qatar 2011
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The defending champ Lorenzo heads toward Jerez with only five points to make up on his rival Stoner - Qatar 2011
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Once the Repsol Honda's snagged the lead, Pedrosa set the pace until Stoner made his pass and checked out mid-race - Qatar 2011
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Rossi in adoration - Qatar 2011
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Struggling with a bum shoulder and Ducati ride that's looking up at the Honda and Yamaha, Rossi has set himself perhaps the greatest challenge of his career - Qatar 2011
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Rossi dueled with Spies in the opening half, the American and Italian exchanging sixth - Qatar 2011
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Ben Spies rode to sixth, disappointed with his start but beating Rossi for the position - Qatar 2011
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Casey Stoner has set the tone in 2011 with his Round 1 dominance - Qatar 2011
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Stoner has four MotoGP wins at Losail, the Australian a constant favorite at the now-traditional GP opener under the Qatar lights - Qatar 2011
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The new HRC gearbox was praised by Honda riders, including Stoner, who have sourced the slick-shifting transmission to dominance in pre-season testing and the 2011 opener - Qatar 2011
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Three of the four aliens, up at the front and well ahead of the remaining paddock - Qatar 2011
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The Doctor is in need of 100% fitness, his injured shoulder still causing problems during race-long stints - Qatar 2011
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Yamaha's Cal Cructhlow finished his first race of the 2011 MotoGP season just outside the top-10 in 11th.
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Viessmann Kiefer Racing's Stefan Bradl earned the second Moto2 victory of his career at Qatar ahead of Andrea Iannone and Thomas Luthi.
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Colin Edwards - Qatar 2011