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2012 MotoGP Valencia Photo Gallery

See photos from the final round of the 2012 MotoGP season in the 2012 MotoGP Valencia photo gallery.

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Cal Crutchlow struggled to find his pace in the mixed conditions during practice at Valencia.
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Valentino Rossi was one of the first prototype riders to go out on slicks during the second practice session on Friday.
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Nicky Hayden was the fastest rider in FP1 at Valencia and placed third in FP2.
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Casey Stoner took third in qualifying at Valencia.
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Casey Stoner during practice at Valencia.
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Andrea Dovizioso was fourth in the all-wet FP1 at Valencia, and remained in the garage for all of FP2.
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Dani Pedrosa topped the timesheet in qualifying and broke the circuit record at Valencia.
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Andrea Dovizioso starts from sixth on the grid at Valencia.
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Cal Crutchlow heads up the second row for Sunday's showdown at Valencia.
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Nicky Hayden qualified in seventh at Valencia.
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Dani Pedrosa took the win at Valencia.
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MotoGP Valencia podium with Dani Pedrosa (center) in first, Katasuyuki Nakasuga (left) in second and Casey Stoner (right) in third.
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Jorge Lorenzo was on pace to take the win at Valencia but then crashed out while attempting a pass.
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Jorge Lorenzo (99) maintained the lead ahead of Dani Pedrosa (26) until mid-race when the Mallorcan crashed while attempting to pass a lapped rider.
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Casey Stoner taking to the MotoGP podium for the last time, earning third at Valencia.
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Dani Pedrosa gave up pole position in Valencia, switching bikes after the sighting lap and starting from pit lane.
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Dani Pedrosa (26) getting past Stefan Bradl (6) on his way to the front of the pack at Valencia.
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Jorge Lorenzo high-sided during competition at Valencia, but had already clinched the 2012 title during the previous round.
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Lorenzo congratulates Valencia race-winner Pedrosa on a job well done.
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Casey Stoner (1) gets in one last battle with Valentino Rossi (46) before stepping out of professional motorcycle racing.
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Cal Crutchlow battling against Yamaha's Katsuyuki Nakasuga at Valencia.
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Andrea Dovizioso couldn't wait to get his hands on the Ducati he'll ride in 2013.
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Marc Marquez caused a stir in Moto2 after colliding with Simone Corsi during practice at Valencia.
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Nicky Hayden went down while trying to pass Danilo Petrucci at Valencia.
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Cal Crutchlow, Alvaro Bautista, Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa all pitted after the sighting lap to exchange bikes.
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Valentino Rossi says goodbye to Ducati and hello to Yamaha at Valencia.