Scott Jones In Austin: Race Day

Marc Marquez did not quite lead from start to finish. Here's the only part where he was behind

Clutch issues meant Rossi had to push too hard, something the Michelin front would not accept readily

Blue bikes rising. Aleix headed Maverick, until Maverick finally struck

The riders refer to the section from Turn 3 to Turn 10 "The Flip Flops"

It was a tough weekend for Cal Crutchlow. He tucked the front pushing too hard in the race, then his van was stolen from his Italian home

Turn 1: One of COTA's great glories

When Romano Fenati is on it, he's unbeatable

28 into Turn 1 does go. Just

The King of America returns after win number 10

Sam Lowes kept Alex Rins honest, but couldn't find a way to beat him

A familiar sight: asking too much of the front end makes it wash out. Loris Baz was not the only rider to suffer

After a disaster in Argentina, Jorge Lorenzo got back into the game with a podium in Austin

The only other time Marquez did not lead the race: briefly on the brakes, going into Turn 1

Jorge Navarro did not get his first ever win this weekend. But it's clearly just a matter of time

Philipp Oettl is finally starting to make good some of the promise he showed in the Red Bull Rookies


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Scott, great pics as always. The shot at turn1 after the start shows the madness that is motorcycle racing, it is beautiful chaos.