Phillip Island + rain = clear visors, and a sight of the concentration riding the track requires
Once upon a time, Valentino Rossi reigned supreme at Phillip Island. He needs help from Yamaha for those days to return
Phillip Island did not go to plan for Fabio Quartararo. A big crash on Friday, and another on on race day
Things were even worse for Miguel Oliveira, whose massive smash at Turn 1 caused qualifying to be canceled on Saturday. He might be forced to miss Sepang as well
Downside to Phillip Island: a small mistake can have serious consequences
Upside: we get a peek under the covers. Note the external flywheel, used to modify torque reaction from the engine (including manufacturing date). Vary the weight of the flywheel, and you change how the engine reacts. A V4 means there's room to do this. Also note how long the front frame spar is, all to provide some flex in the frame.
Cal Crutchlow conquered his demons at Phillip Island with a podium
Whither Lorenzo? The Spaniard had his worst race since returning to action at Phillip Island. It did nothing to quell the speculation of his imminent firing/retirement
Fabio Quartararo qualified on pole with a badly swollen ankle ...
Then made a mistake in Turn 2, and got hit by Danilo Petrucci ...
Ending with him being knocked off his bike and ending in the gravel. A bad weekend all round
When Maverick Viñales got past Cal Crutchlow, Marc Marquez knew he had to make his move
Marquez clamped on to Viñales like a limpet
Viñales attempt to retake the lead ended in disaster at MG
The bike did not fare well
Fortunately for Viñales, the only thing that was wounded was his ambition
The battle for third was intense. Jack Miller came out on top, in one of the strangest liveries of recent years
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