Motorcycle Racing News 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP | Wallpaper

2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP | Wallpaper

2012 MotoGP Wallpaper

The 2012 MotoGP Championship headed to American shores last week for round 10 of 18 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

And from the looks of performances at free practice and qualifying, it appeared Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo would be the dominate rider. But it wouldn’t be his race; although the 2010 MotoGP Champion started from pole and led the early part of the race, he would be overtaken by his main rival, Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.

The Australian, who will retire following the conclusion of 2012 MotoGP, would pass Lorenzo on the 11th lap and not be touched again. The reigning MotoGP Champion would eventually finish the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix 3.429 seconds ahead of Lorenzo. Taking the final podium position would be Stoner’s teammate, Jorge Lorenzo.

This would be Stoner’s fourth win of 2012, allowing him to redeem some points after an eighth at Mugello and a DNF at Sachsenring. In championship points, Stoner remains in third, 32 points behind Lorenzo. Pedrosa is in second, 23 behind Lorenzo.

Attached above is some wallpaper highlighting 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP, including pics of Ducati Teams Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden.

Photos by Ara Ashjian

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Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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