The People of MotoGP # 1
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Wilco Zeelenberg, the team manager of the factory Yamaha MotoGP team. A former 250 racer in the '90s, his biggest step up was actually with Cal Crutchlow. He fell under the watchful guise of the factory after Crutchlow raced in the World Supersport championship.

Who is the boss? The only guy who can get away without wearing red at Ducati. Claudio Domenicali.

The Gresini Honda team (Fausto Gresini far left) has seen its share of bad days but qualifying at Qatar was an unbridled bright spot for them.

Santi Hernandez, Marc Marquez's crewchief on the Repsol MotoGP team. He's come up the ladder a few steps from the day when he was the lowly tire/suspension engineer for Alex Criville on the factory team.

Pol Espargaro, one of the harest riding men of Moto2 makes his way into MotoGP. Will his shoulder be an issue at Austin?

Former WSBK runner up himself and later Bayliss and Fogarty backer Davide Tardozzi. Assuredly he is mentally compiling a list of people who just don't get it who need to get it.

Silvano Galbusera, an ex-Ben Spies crewchief, has the biggest shoes to fill in racing. He replaces Jerry Burgess on Rossi's squad.

Four-time 250 world champion and MotoGP race winner Max Biaggi stopped by the Pramac garage at Qatar.

Dr. Xavier Mir, he has replaced American Dr. Art Ting as the de facto orthopedic surgeon for MotoGP riders.


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