The set up was epic, the race was off the wall, and the result? Well it couldn’t have been better. Michael Dunlop, Ian Hutchinson and John McGuinness; a record breaking 1-2-3 lockout. Three podium places, three Monster athletes, and three ultra dominant performances at the greatest road race on the planet.
There was plenty of emotion at the Circuit de Catalunya and the Monster Energy Grand Prix of Catalunya for round seven of MotoGP. Among the reflection and sadness surrounding the tragic accident of Luis Salom in Friday’s Moto2 practice there was also elation, relief and assurance with Movistar Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi blasting back into title contention two weeks after his mechanical ‘explosion’ at Mugello with a second triumph of 2016 and his seventh in MotoGP at the venue a short distance outside the spellbinding metropolis of Barcelona.
Team Monster Energy fell short in their pursuit of the Best Pairs title by the smallest of margins – a tyre puncture!
Hungary`s Adam Kun and Japan’s own Moto Sasaki showcase their BMX skills through the busy streets and quiet temples of Japan.