Andrew Gosling's Portaits of Phillip Island - Part 2

Up and down, depending on the weather. That was Valentino Rossi's weekend at Phillip Island

Preparing for the future: with the title in the bag, #93's mechanics practice bike swaps with pit lane helmets

There was a lot of pressure on Jack Miller at home

Nicolo Bulega explains to Sky VR46 press officer Laura that Phillip Island mud is the latest look in leather accessories

Had the real Marc Marquez been kept under wraps up until Phillip Island?

Eugene Laverty using the racer's crouch to shelter from the rain

Pole and the win. Another perfect weekend for Moto3 champion Brad Binder

... but no burgers to be seen

Phillip Oettl looks where he is going, before looking where he is going

It's that man again. Cal Crutchlow chalked up win number 2, this time in the dry

Things never worked out for Jorge Lorenzo all weekend

Rites and rituals

Pol Espargaro got the holeshot, but he couldn't hold on to his advantage

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Can't these photographers find anything else better to do that photograph " The Rossi Rituals" . Surely we have seen enough of them since 1996 ! :-)

EVERY photo shoot has several incredibly 'stock' photos of Rossi. There are 18 or so other riders, guys. Great photos of BORING subjects are ultimately boring photos. Those who need a photo of Rossi on their toilet door, are more than well sevved.

I thought the photos were great. Thanks Andrew for flying way the hell around to the other side of the planet. 

I guess the two guys didn't watch the race and see that's Rossi was second. Shame. Maybe they should pony up the coin to fly to Australia next year and get these "better" shots.