Son of Images from the CRT MotoGP Test At Circuit of the Americas
images by brian j nelson

'I admit I fell in love with her frame.'

Journeyman mechanic Vic Fasola knows his way around a racebike. He's also where roughly 7,320 old Scott Russell stories went to 'the vault'.

It's all uphill from here, when you get to turn one at COTA.

Bend it like Blake. The track stayed frustratingly like this for the entire test, but it looked good throughout.

Imagine Blake Young's surprise when he learned at COTA that there are still people who do not know how great the Green Bay Packers are, or that they won the Superbowl.

At Attack Racing, the roller-starters are carbon-based, not carbon fiber.

Bridgestone had lots of product on hand to burn through.

Attack's Richard Stanboli and Ohlins man Jon Cornwell confer, while Blake Young awaits his time to light it up.

Racer Mike Barnes' tested the GPTech bike at COTA even with his mom in the hospital with a serious medical issue. All of Barney's many friends in racing send Mike and his very cool mom good vibes.

'I saw a werewolf drinking a pina colada at Trader Vic's. His hair was perfect.'

One thing is becoming clear, when those folks down in TX say that they are going to build a racetrack, only a fool would underestimate them. Don't mess with Texas.

What he lacks in a Superbike ride, Blake's going to try to make up for in a CRT ride.


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