Memory Lane, Part 2: Red Bull US GP At Laguna Seca, By Scott Jones

On the third day of looking back at 2009, we return to the July 5th weekend, and the Red Bull US GP at Laguna Seca. The light is always beautiful on the Monterey Peninsula, and Scott Jones knows how to get the best out of. Enjoy some of his highlights from a weekend of racing in California. 

Nicky Hayden sold a shedload of 848s with this livery


Eddie discusses kart tactics with Vale

Even the cameras are carbon fiber

The five ages of Jorge

Some old guy called Roberts. Used to be pretty quick

Camera technique 101: always get your subject to look into the camera

The front straight is where it counts

The contrast couldn't be greater between Gresini's Alex de Angelis

... and Toni Elias

Nothing wrong with Andrea Dovizioso's Brembo brakes

You could never accuse Niccolo Canepa of not trying hard enough

The two Ps, Dani and Alberto

The face of a genius - Jerry Burgess

CEII, old enough to remember black and white photos

Nicky Hayden commemorated Independence Day with a sticker

Colin Edwards' "Marines" cap comes with a special weapons permit

What was that about missing the two strokes?

Valentino Rossi makes his front tire allocation last a little longer

Barely visible behind the bubble: Toni Elias

The eyes have it

The LCR Honda, this time in Givi Red

Hayate team gear should fetch a fortune on eBay

They really don't get enough front tires

Turn 1, steeper than it looks

Dani Pedrosa's efforts ...

... would be richly rewarded

How different it was last year

To look at him, you wouldn't think he had a dislocated shoulder

Pedrosa had a sizable lead by the halfway stage

Guy Coulon admires his own handiwork

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