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For 2009 I rented a 500 f/4 IS L prime lens. The thing was a real beast of a lens, enormous!

The 2009 British MotoGP round is the last to be held at Donnington. Next year it will be held at Silverstone. We were guests of Suzuki for the weekend, giving access to the paddock, Suzuki garage and hospitality unit.

Saturday was dry, dull at times while at others it was sunny and warm. Sunday was a different matter, the 125's race was restarted after a rain storm and when the MotoGP bikes formed up on the grid it was unclear which tyre to choose, wet or slick? The Ducatti's both went for wets which was a disasterous choice. But slicks were not without problems which made for some very unusual results.
Andrea Dovizioso, Repsol Honda RC212VColin Edwards, Tech-3 Yamaha YZR-M1Randy de Puniet, LCR Honda RC212VChris Vermeulen, Rizla Suzuki GSVR 800.Loris Capirossi. Rizla Suzuki GSVR 800Loris Capirossi, Rizla SuzukiValentino Rossi, Fiat Yamaha YZR-M1Jorge Lorenzo, Fiat Yamaha YZR-M1Jorge LorrenzoJames Toseland, Tech 3 Yamaha YZR-M1Casey Stoner, Ducati Desmosedici GP9Nicky Hayden, Ducati Desmosedici GP9Alex de Angelis, Gresini Honda RC212VBuy one get one free. The Pramac Ducati pairGabor Talmacsi, Scot Honda RC212VTony Elias, San Carlo Gresini Honda RC212VMarco Melandri, Hayate Kawasaki ZX-RRAnother of Rossi at RedgateAnother of Randy de Puniet

Categories & Keywords
Subcategory:Motor Sports
Subcategory Detail:Motorcycle racing
Keywords:2009, British, Donnington, Grand Prix, MotoGP