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Photo and briefing encounter for MotoGP riders

Photo and briefing encounter for MotoGP riders

MotoGP field brought together for annual protocol clarification.

Just hours before their first practice session together in 2009, the MotoGP riders were brought together for a short discussion on Friday afternoon. The entire premier class field gathered for the annual MotoGP briefing in the Losail International circuit press room at 6.30pm local time to run through some of the changes to procedures for the upcoming campaign –as their colleagues in the 125cc and 250cc class had done earlier in the day.

The talk was made by Head of Race Direction Paul Butler, with FIM Safety Director Claude Danis, MotoGP Riders Safety Representative Franco Uncini and Dorna Representative Javier Alonso.

The MotoGP riders then lined up on the grid for their second official photo of the year, following on from the initial snap at the recent Jerez test. This time their new leathers and helmets were lit up by the Qatar floodlights.

MotoGP, 2009

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