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2012 MotoGP - Qatar Photo Gallery

See photos of Round 1 of the MotoGP Championship at Qatar in the 2012 MotoGP Qatar photo gallery.

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Casey Stoner - 2012 Qatar
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Dani Pedrosa arrived at Qatar amid embarrassing reports of a cheating scandal.
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Dani Pedrosa - 2012 Qatar
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Andrea Dovizioso - 2012 Qatar
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Jorge Lorenzo led the timesheet on Friday - topping the MotoGP field during Free Practice 3.
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Colin Edwards aboard Forward Racing CRT - Qatar 2012
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Rossi continues to look for solutions on the Desmosedici - Qatar 2012
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Jorge Lorenzo claimed pole position for the 2012 season opener at Qatar in a close battle with rival Casey Stoner.
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A triumphant Jorge Lorenzo jumps for joy on the Qatar podium after winning the first race of the 2012 MotoGP season.
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The Doctor didn't get his 2012 season off to the start he would have liked and finished a disappointing 10th in the opening race.
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MotoGP rookie Stefan Bradl had a strong initial outing, racing in sixth place much of the race by himself before Hayden and Bautista eventually got by to bump him down to 8th.
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Dani Pedrosa shot off the line like a rocket and pushed Lorenzo the entire race on his way to a second place finish.
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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Andrea Dovizioso had a strong showing for his new team, battling with teammate Cal Crutchlow for much of the race for the fourth position.
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Yamaha Factory rider Ben Spies had serious chatter issues at Qatar which kept him from pacing with the frontrunners.
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Cal Crutchlow equalled his best-ever MotoGP finish at Qatar, crossing the line in 4th place.
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The Repsol Honda team grabbed two out of three spots on the Qatar podium.
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Nicky Hayden was the highest placed Ducati rider at Qatar in sixth place.
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Lorenzo was just able to squeeze out Pedrosa for the holeshot at Qatar. Pedrosa shot up from the third row to second place by the first turn, though.
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Yamaha Factory rider Jorge Lorenzo got his first GP victory at Qatar under the lights Sunday night.
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Nicky Hayden was in a three-way battle for most of the race and was able to fend off Bautista and Barbera for sixth place.
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Jorge Lorenzo claimed the checkers at Qatar - the 2010 champion beating his Repsol Honda rivals, Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner.
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Britain's James Ellison aboard the CRT-specification Aprilia ART - 2012 Qatar
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James Ellison - 2012 Qatar
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Valentino Rossi - Qatar 2012
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Valentino Rossi on the Desmosedici GP12 in Qatar
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Cal Crutchlow may become a fan favorite in 2012 on what team owner Herve Poncharal says is the strongest Tech 3 Yamaha line-up ever in MotoGP.