Yet More 2012 USGP Photos From Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
images by tim huntington

Just like the Apollo astronauts, Rossi sits on top of the most combustible component of his rocket ship

The Black Mamba meets The Corkscrew

Bautista and Dovizioso take a page out of McQueen's playbook and head off towards Salinas looking for broads

A quick sniff of the track helps determine if it's safe to unleash the prototypes onto its surface

Rossi in Rainey, before the bump at the apex

CE II avoids the distractions of previous attempts and heads off in search of the top of the hill

Even in the glorious sunshine and warm afternoon temps on the Monterey Peninsula, Crutchlow's M1 needs tape on its radiator

Unfortunately, the CRT bike has reduced the Tornado to a Stiff Breeze

Hayden Bros fans use logic that nearby Silicon Valley nerds would be proud of, 'Hey, maybe Nicky's on Ducati Island!'

Even standing still, Spies' M1 looks like it's about to bust down the garage door

An impenetrable wall of caffeine and cute - don't mess with the Red Bull girls

In the beginning...

Sure sign that it's not a good day at the office

Beehiiiinnnd yooouuuu - Josh Herrin's competition for second place in the Superbike race has him in sight

Despite the technological advances that are abundantly obvious in MotoGP, so far, no-one's come up with a better solution that the sweatband around the fluid reservoir

Casey Stoner salutes the corner workers and the turn 9 campground crowd after winning the 2012 USGP


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