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MotoGP Jerez Test Eye Candy

Sunday, March 29, 2009
Casey Stoner topped the MotoGP test at Jerez this past weekend. Here's an inside look from behind the lens of Martin Heath.

Jerez Test - Sete Gibernau
Gibernau is back and on a Ducati once again.
Jerez Test - Colin Edwards
Edwards on the Monster Energy Tech 3 Yamaha.

Jerez Test - Casey Stoner
Stoner - Fast and on the gas.
Jerez Test - Mika Kallio
Rookie Kallio was an impressive sixth in the special session.

Jerez Test - Jorge Lorenzo
Lorenzo has been fast throughout the test.
Jerez Test - Randy De Puniet
LCR's new sponsor attracted some serious attention.

Jerez Test - Valentino Rossi
Rossi up front - No surprise there.
Jerez Test - Monster Tech 3 Yamaha Team
Tech 3 Yamaha picked up Monster Energy as title sponsor.

Jerez Test - Nicky Hayden
Hayden ponders what is to come for '09.
Jerez Test - James Toseland
Toseland struggled in Spain.

Jerez Test - James Toseland
A big highside during the special session hurt Toseland.
Jerez Test - Rossi and Lorenzo
Rossi and Lorenzo. The Italian looks relaxed and ready.

Jerez Test - Stoner won the BMW M-Award in a special timed qualifying session.
Stoner was fastest at Jerez and looks set for another title charge in '09. It's already looking like a Rossi/Stoner season may be coming.
Jerez Test - Nicky Hayden
Hayden still hasn't quite come to grips with the Ducati.

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Rider Bios - MotoGP
Valentino Rossi Bio
The most popular rider on planet earth? His name is Valentino Rossi and he won the '08 MotoGP Championship.
Casey Stoner Bio
The 2007 MotoGP Champion and runner-up in '08, Australian Casey Stoner is a rising star in Grand Prix racing.
Nicky Hayden Bio
The fastest of the Hayden racing brothers, Nicky has left Honda to join the Ducati Marlboro MotoGP team for '09.
Stoner Tops Special Session
Jerez Test - Stoner won a BMW 135i coupe for setting the fastest time of the special session.
BMW M Award Qualifying Session:

1. Casey Stoner (Ducati), 1:38.646
2. Valentino Rossi (Yamaha), 1:39.365
3. Loris Capirossi (Suzuki), 1:39.757
4. Jorge Lorenzo(Yamaha), 1:39.829
5. Chris Vermeulen (Suzuki), 1:39.848
6. Mika Kallio (Ducati), 1:40.149
7. Andrea Dovizioso (Honda), 1:40.168
8. Sete Gibernau (Ducati), 1:40.228
9. Toni Elias (Honda), 1:40.266
10. Colin Edwards (Yamaha), 1:40.305
11. Nicky Hayden (Ducati), 1:40.401
12. Marco Melandri (Kawasaki), 1:40.405
13. Randy de Puniet (Honda), 1:40.646
14. Yuki Takahashi (Honda), 1:40.814
15. Alex de Aangelis (Honda), 1:40.869
16. James Toseland (Yamaha), 1:41.425
17. Vittoriano Guareschi (Ducati), 1:41.485
18. Niccolo Canepa (Ducati), 1:41.551
19. Kousuke Akiyoshi (Honda), 1:42.206

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