Scott Jones, Ducati Corse

Scott Jones In Tuscany: Saturday Photos From Mugello


Jorge Lorenzo, a giant of MotoGP


A tortoise? He ain't that slow quite yet


Aspar Aprilia spy shot, courtesy of Randy de Puniet

Scott Jones In Tuscany: Friday Photos From Mugello


Mugello has been Marc Marquez' first reality check this season. He'll bounce back


At home with The Doctor. But is he still fast enough?


Jorge Lorenzo has to get his title defence back on track at Mugello

Photographer's Blog: Interview with Sergi Sendra, Director of Dorna Sports TV Production

 

One of the things that has often struck me as I move around the track at a MotoGP round is the amount of cable Dorna sets up to deliver their TV coverage. Many kilometres of cables run around the entire circuit, are spliced into a complex network of amplifiers, antennas, and cameras, and eventually lead back to Dorna’s TV center in the paddock. In Qatar I was chatting with Pol Bardolet, one of the Dorna staff who is part of the TV and video production department, and he kindly arranged for me to speak with Sergi Sendra, Director of Dorna Sports TV Production. In Austin we sat down for a few minutes on Friday so that I could ask him about how he and his team deliver TV coverage of 18 rounds of Grand Prix racing.

MotoMatters: Most if not all of our readers regularly watch MotoGP on television, but I don’t think many of them have any idea how complicated it is for you to set that up for each race then get it packed up and on to the next event. So, to start off can you tell me a little bit about how you do it?

Scott Jones Takes Texas: Race Day, Part 1


Repsol Paso Doble


That the two riders on the race billboards at COTA should use the colors of the Spanish flag seemed fitting somehow


Up the hill and into the first corner. They all made it, in all three classes

Scott Jones Takes Texas: Scenes From Saturday At The Circuit Of The Americas


Marc Marquez, speedway style


Yellow & Chrome


It was ten years on Saturday since Daijiro Kato died. The paddock remembered

Scott Jones Takes Texas: Friday At The Circuit Of The Americas


Psychedelic. The town, the track, the rider


Twist and go. And when Rossi twists, he really goes now


The indefatigible Mr Crutchlow

Shots In The Dark, Day 4: Scott Jones, Race Day


Race face. Marc Marquez' is one of the best


Hey! I think I see Tony up there! Hi Tony!


Ducati owners will tell you it's called "character"

Shots In The Dark, Day 3: Scott Jones, Under A Desert Sky


Push to pass? Rocket power sees Crutchlow get past Pedrosa


No holding back


Scott Redding is ready, more ready than ever

Shots In The Dark, Day 2: Scott Jones, Trackside At Qatar


Happiness: entering a corner knowing the bike will exit where you plan to


The Terminator. Lorenzo's lap times are as machine-like as ever


So far, the 04 is doing better than the 46. Dovizioso is surprising a few people


Stefan Bradl - only 10th fastest, but not for a lack of trying

Shots In The Dark, Day 1: Scott Jones Captures Qatar


Porfuera turns Tron: Jorge Lorenzo has glowing blue rings around his helmet


Marc Marquez' first day of school could be considered a success. Fourth, and fastest Honda


Happy, and it shows

The Class Of 2013 - Scott Jones Portraits


The MotoGP class of 2013


Their steeds, an eclectic mix of machinery

Blast From The Past, Part 2: Jerez 2012, By Scott Jones

With just over a week to go to the start of the 2013 MotoGP season, it's time to take another trip down memory lane and get ourselves excited about this season's racing. Today, shots from MotoMatters.com star shooter Scott Jones taken at Jerez. Remember also to check out the special offers Scott has on signed photos, including riders such as Casey Stoner, Cal Crutchlow and Nicky Hayden. Not long to go now...


Welcome to Spain!


Dani Pedrosa, working the Repsol Honda

Blast From The Past, Part 1: Qatar 2012, By Scott Jones

With the 2013 MotoGP season due to start in just four weeks' time, it's time to take a trip down memory lane and get ourselves excited about this season's racing. To do so, over the next few weeks, we will be running an occasional series of shots by MotoMatters.com star shooter Scott Jones, taken at some of the rounds he attended last season. His stunning photos are a reminder of why we love motorcycle racing so much. Remember also to check out the special offers Scott has on signed photos, including riders such as Casey Stoner, Cal Crutchlow and Nicky Hayden. Not long to go now...


Qatar gave a glimpse of what was to follow in 2012: Jorge Lorenzo was a hard act to follow


Sadly, 2012 would be the last time we would see Casey Stoner on a MotoGP machine


Less sadly, it would also be the last time we would see Valentino Rossi on a Ducati MotoGP machine

Photographer's Blog: Interview with Paolo Castelli of the Clinica Mobile

 

I first met Paolo Castelli and Giuseppe Triossi of Clinical Mobile on a flight from Frankfurt to Doha in 2010. Having identified each other as heading for the MotoGP race, we got to chatting, half in English and half in Italian, about the coming season. The two had  just treated Marco Simoncelli for his crash during testing just before the season opener. Since then I have made a point of stopping by the CM when possible to say hello, and for some time have wanted to interview them about their work. At Valencia I spoke to Paolo on the morning of the Moto2 test when things were quiet in the CM facility. 

MotoMatters: Can you please describe your role at Clinica Mobile and what kind of things you do on a daily basis?

Ducati Desmosedici GP13 Photos - New Livery Unveiled

Ducati unveiled the 2013 Desmosedici GP13 MotoGP machines this evening. Here are the photos of the new livery, for the factory Ducatis of Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso, and the Team Pramac junior team of Ben Spies and Andrea Iannone. Photos courtesy of Ducati Corse.


The factory Ducati Team - Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden


Team Pramac, the factory-supported junior team - Andrea Iannone and Ben Spies


Taking the wraps off

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