MotoGP at Sachsenring 2012 (Many pictures)

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MotoGP at Sachsenring 2012 (Many pictures)
Jul 11, 2012

I went to the MotoGP race at Sachsenring, Germany.

Taken with the Sigma 400mm F5.6 and the K-5, AF-C in AF-priority, TAv mode set at 1/800 F8.

+Clarity, sharpness and crop in Lightroom

Hope you enjoy.

Saturday qualification in the wet.

Stoner at Speed:

Valentino Rossi - Ducati

Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha

Local hero Bradl - Honda

Crash series: Michele Pirro (17th 1’ 35” 595) β€œThe rain ruined our plans today and I crashed after just three laps. I just hit a part of the track where there was a lot of standing water, the bike aquaplaned and I lost control so it was a heavy crash. I went back out but I struggled to get my pace together again so that is disappointing and I am sorry for the guys in the team because without the crash I am sure we could have done much better. We'll try to make up for it tomorrow and if it doesn't rain we'll have a much better chance.”

Raceday:

Tower at Sachsenring

Local Bradl Fans #6

Bradl - Honda leads 3 Ducatis

  1. 26 Pedrosa the race winner leading Stoner last lap 3 corners before the checkered flag.

A split second later Stoner crashes out.

Check the fans in the background

In the gravel

Thankfully gets up on his own.

Towed away

I'm OK

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