More Qatar Test Images From The Nikon Of Scott Jones

Rossi talking to the engineers. He's had to do a lot of that this preseason

Ben Spies is starting to seriously worry the competition

Crutchlow has had a baptism of fire in MotoGP. It cost him the bottom third of his little finger at Qatar

One fast Spaniard. There are a couple of them

Nicky Hayden, doing his best to stay positive. But it's hard...

It's surprisingly cold and windy in the desert

HRC baby

Toni Elias: Not so much Tiger Toni any more

Hiroshi Aoyama wore a black armband for his country. He had plenty of Japanese speed at Qatar

The Suzuki was still pretty strong in the cooler temps at Sepang, but they have work to do

The man with the plan

This is what fast looks like

This is a pretty good likeness too

Colin Edwards, wily old veteran

Sideshow Bob is threatening to become the main attraction

See ya later, suckers!

Biting the Bologna Bullet

A Pramac Ducati rider with scuffed leathers. We saw a lot of that during the Qatar test

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Thanks for all these photos they show all us fans a side of MOTOGP that we never get to see in real life. they are fantastic, especially the different expressions of both riders and engineers. Keep up the brilliant work

The shots are brilliant. Standout for me is the shot of Spies.
The captions are equally brilliant.They pretty much sum up the run in to GP 2011.

Hot italian dumps another dirty boyfriend before he scores with her.

Hard to focus on something that freakin' fast

I thought Stoners were kinda mellow, I guess he switched to speed.

Speez squeezes the brakes

Jeremy only smiles when asked if he was glad Rossi did not go to Suzuki.

Great fotos, especially the one of Spies -- just an incredible lean angle. These guys are amazing.