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2013 MotoGP Qatar Photo Gallery
Valentino Rossi came through third-fastest in the first practice session at Losail in Qatar.
See photos from Round 1 of the 2013 MotoGP season in the 2013 MotoGP Qatar photo gallery.
Jorge Lorenzo posted the top time in FP1 at Losail.
Marc Marquez was the fastest Repsol Honda rider in FP1, placing fourth.
Andrea Dovizioso was sixth-fastest in FP1 at Losail.
Marc Marquez topped the FP3 timesheets on Friday.
Jorge Lorenzo secured career pole position number seven at Losail with his 2013 success.
Ben Spies grabbed a 10th-place finish in the 2013 MotoGP season opener at Qatar, his first race aboard the Ignite Pramac Ducati.
NGM Mobile Forward Racing's newest rider, Claudio Corti, preparing for the race at Qatar.
NGM Mobile Forward Racing's Colin Edwards (5) followed by Came IodaRacing's Lukas Pesek (52) and Avintia Blusens' Hiroshi Aoyama (7) at Losail.
Factory Ducati riders Andrea Dovizioso (4) and Nicky Hayden (69) finished seventh and eighth respectively in Qatar.
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa (26) trying to put some distance on the field in Qatar. His teammate Marc Marquez and Yamaha's Valentino Rossi would eventually get the best of Pedrosa for the number two and three spots.
Marc Marquez (93) took third-place in his first career MotoGP race while veteran Valentino Rossi plowed through the ranks to finish second.
Energy T.I. Pramac Racing's Andrea Iannone finished ninth at Losail.
Jorge Lorenzo ran out front early and held the lead unchallenged in the 2013 MotoGP season opener in Qatar.
On the Losail grid with Colin Edwards, Danilo Petrucci, Claudio Corti and Hector Barbera.
MotoGP Qatar podium with Jorge Lorenzo (center) in first, Valentino Rossi (left) in second and Marc Marquez (right) in third.
The Doctor (46) made his return to Yamaha a memorable one with his performance at Losail.
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 girls pose for the cameras.
Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa (26) and Marc Marquez (93) battle with Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Cal Crutchlow in Qatar.
Valentino Rossi (46) had to battle from behind following his start from the third row in Qatar.
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