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Sunday at Jerez with Tony Goldsmith

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Lorenzo lead from start to finish to claim his 34th MotoGP victory and put his title challenge back on track.

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Marc Marquez was able to ignore the pain from his injured hand to claim a comfortable 2nd place.

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Rossi grabbed another podium and extended his lead in the championship to 15 points over Dovizioso.

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The start of the Moto2 race, which was won by Jonas Folger.

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I was admiring the contrast between the grass and the dandelions when these ladies wandered into my shot.

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Jorge Lorenzo leads the field into Turn 1 during the early stages of todays Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez.



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Maverick Vinales just missed out on a Top 10 finish, bringing his Suzuki home in 11th place.

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Danny Kent became the first British rider since Barry Sheene in 1977 to claim three consecutive Grand Prix victories.

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Jorge Lorenzo was all set to repeat his celebration from 2010 when he jumped into the Jerez lake. Apparently he changed his mind at the last second as he was concerned he wouldn’t be able to get back out.

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Another frustrating weekend for Scott Redding, who is still struggling to find a set up for his Honda RC213V.

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Valentino Rossi had no answer for the pace of his teammate. He struggled all weekend to find a setup that worked with the tires. He did have the consolation of celebrating his 200th Grand Prix podium finish though.

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Another strong ride from Cal Crutchlow, who finished 4th.



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Marc Marquez was delighted with his 2nd place finish after suffering with arm pump problems in his right arm due to compensating for his injured left hand.

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The battle between Pramac Ducati teammates, Yonny Hernandez and Danilo Petrucci, lasted the full race. Hernandez eventually came out on top, finishing 10th with Petrucci in 12th.

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Jorge Lorenzo’s crew celebrate as he takes the checkered flag.

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Andrea Dovizioso’s run of 2nd place finishes came to end when an engine braking issue caused him to run on at the final corner on the second lap. He rejoined at the back of the field and fought his way through, eventually finishing 9th.

Photos: © 2015 Tony Goldsmith / www.tonygoldsmith.net – All Rights Reserved

Tony Goldsmith is an Isle of Man based freelance motorcycle racing photographer specialising in MotoGP and the Isle of Man TT races. His website can be found at www.tonygoldsmith.net. He can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.



Tony Goldsmith

Tony Goldsmith is a freelance motorcycle racing photographer based in the Isle of Man. He specializes in taking photos of the MotoGP Championship, as well as the Isle of Man TT road races.

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