Looking Back With Cormac: Part 2 - Austin

Dani Pedrosa came to Austin with a bust wrist from the chaotic race in Argentina

Captain America

Despite the ban, aerodynamics change so fast that the first aero package of 2018 already looks hopelessly outdated.

First time for Alex Rins at Austin, after an injury ruled him out last year. It did not end as he had hoped.

Turn 1 is the toughest braking zone of the year on suspension, hard on the brakes uphill. It makes starts a nightmare

A hive of activity

Cal Crutchlow came into Austin leading the championship, but an early crash meant he left trailing

Alvaro Bautista struggled with the rear of the bike until the test at Jerez. In Austin, he scored a solitary point

One of the coolest trophies of the year. Marc Marquez has a whole collection of them.

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