Phillip Island Moto GP - Day 1

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  1. K1W1

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    Part 1.

    For the last couple of years one of our suppliers has "entertained" us at Phillip Island in a VIP marquee on the pit lane roof. This year was no exception other than the weather being typical PI. Wet, cold and miserable.
    Enough background here are the pictures.

    It was obvious from the start nothing much was going to happen.
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    I resorted to taking photos of the monitors
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    and the hostess
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    and the food
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    no action in the back of the pits
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    a rather ordinary Hardy's Cab Sav
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    He's the driver but it was only lunch time and he stopped drinking at this point
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    Decided to walk over to the trade display pavilion
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    The two up Ducati (look closely there is a bike in that shot!)
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    The trade display
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    Got bored with the trade display and headed back for dessert
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    via the pits for the support riders
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  2. K1W1

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    Part 2.

    Eventually about 3pm they sent the 125's out to see if the track was safe.
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    These guys were not being paid enough imo
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    Security trying to keep his hands warm using the pump exhaust heat
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    Lukey Heights was, ah, empty
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    Some other people who were not getting paid enough
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    and finally the big boys went out to play
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    Lorenzo did 7 laps before saying enough.
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    Stoner found something resembling traction
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    Rossi's office
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    Practice finished and I went back inside where everybody was having a great time
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    Gratuitous photo of a Nikon camera
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    So about 5pm it's time to leave and what do we see in the pits? The Honda bunny!
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    and I do not want to be one of the plebs trying to get out of that car park on Sunday afternoon.
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    Link to all my Phillip Island 2010 photos here.
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  3. GB

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    The babes look great!! Thanks for the eye candy!! Oh, and the bike pics look nice too!! :thumb
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  4. Gizmo

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    Some nice shots, thanks for sharing.
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    cdues No Kidding Around.

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    Awesome, thanks much.
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  6. Stressfest

    Stressfest ekki-ekki-pitang

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    There were bikes? :eek1
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  7. Shaggie

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    nice work there K1W1

    we were there a few years ago now when the second race of the Super's was rained off but while they were racing (in the rain) - man, it was impressive! :bow :bow :bow
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  8. CathBach

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    Thanks for sharing
    Superb shots :thumb
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  9. Vanman 6

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    Nice to see the boys earing their corn in the wet-lets hope Vale stuffs them again........
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  10. K1W1

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    My bro and a couple of mates game over from Wgtn for that, drove down to the Island from my place in the rental racer wearing shorts and tee shirts with no wet weather gear. :D
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  11. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University

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    HAHA

    nasty - that wind coming over the sea gets a bit nippy eh!:lol3


    more pics please!
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