Saturday at Jerez with Tony Goldsmith

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Andrea Dovizioso exit’s Sito Pon’s corner during FP3.


Second place on the grid for tomorrow’s race for Marc Marquez, who has so far managed without any painkillers for his broken finger.


Valentino Rossi will be hoping to extend his lead in the championship this weekend.


He may not look it here, but Jorge Lorenzo was happy with his pole position.


Eugene Laverty takes a tumble during FP3. Thankfully he was unhurt and went on to qualify in 17th place.


Scott Redding continues to try and adapt to his factory Honda.


The state of the art handle bar aid fitted to Marc Marquez’s Honda, to try and help with his hand injury.


Andrea Iannone will start tomorrows race from the front row after taking his Ducati GP15 to 3rd in qualifying.


Marc Marquez leaves his pit box for his 1st qualifying run.


The front wheel is just off the ground as Valentino Rossi drives out of Turn 3 during FP3.


Jerez in early summer is a cacophony of colour.


Another strong qualifying from Aleix Espargaro, who will start from 6th on the grid.


Marc Marquez has been fast but has so far only completed short runs. Tomorrow must surely be a damage-limitation exercise.


Jorge Lorenzo has been fast all weekend and will be the man to beat in tomorrow’s race.


Valentino Rossi opted for a two-stop strategy during qualifying and came in to change to his #2 bike.

Photos: © 2015 Tony Goldsmith / – 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 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.