So...the San Marino GP made a splash! Sorry. But despite the rain that came down on Sunday, spirits remained high and everyone was well-prepared:
I think @FabioQ20 is scared about the rain...???? pic.twitter.com/p3GLN0s7hz— Loris baz (@lorisbaz) 7 September 2017
And well fed.
#buonappetito @MotoGP We challenged our hospitality staff to make a culinary masterpiece using TUC biscuits. They didn't disappoint ???????? pic.twitter.com/9MRrYLu6sK— Team EG 0,0 Marc VDS (@TeamEG00MarcVDS) 8 September 2017
Sliding into the weekend like Alex Rins...
Sliding without my bike ???? @MotoGP #AR42 Derrapando sin mi @suzukimotogp ???? #SanMarinoGP pic.twitter.com/7oPZC3RDhF— Alex Rins (@Rins42) 8 September 2017
Sliding wasn't quite the word for Lorenzo Baldassarri, but #IronBalda was back on it quick:
Thanks to anybody asking, I'm fine.. will be better tomorrow in any case ✊ #SanMarinoGP #IronBalda pic.twitter.com/NKm5VfkAty— Lorenzo Baldassarri (@7balda) 8 September 2017
Livio Loi wasn't quite as lucky and broke his collarbone in a truly monster crash:
Drama at the end of #Moto3 qualifying as Livio Loi is launched skywards! ???? ????— MotoGP™???? (@MotoGP) 9 September 2017
Amazing to see him get up and walk away! #SanMarinoGP pic.twitter.com/0v0noC7Qwh
But he'll be back soon!
"I was really unlucky! I found it in front of me. I want to thank everyone for your support, we will meet again in Japan!" #getwellsoon pic.twitter.com/CBeDkR3yal— Leopard Moto (@Leopard_Moto) 9 September 2017
And Bo will be waiting.
All the best to @LivioLoi! Hope you Will be back soon???????????????? pic.twitter.com/Jk8iEUK9jg— Bobendsneyder (@bobendsneyder) 9 September 2017
Everyone pushed pretty hard at Misano. Not least of all Messrs Martin...
Stay off the red stuff! ⛔️ @88jorgemartin #SanMarinoGP pic.twitter.com/Kno6ZctG7w— MotoGP™???? (@MotoGP) 9 September 2017
It's difficult when u are pushing!???????????????????????????????????????????? https://t.co/JLBY40o6gu— JorgeMartínAlmoguera (@88jorgemartin) 9 September 2017
And Marquez. But love was in the air. Or, well...a little love was put back in the air...
Despite the tightrope conditions on track come race day!
What @marcmarquez93 is REALLY up to... ????KEEP IT UP! #7LAPSTOGO #SanMarinoGP #racelikefigureskating pic.twitter.com/IhwzM0nOBD— Sara Hurtado Martín (@SaraSobreHielo) 10 September 2017
But that didn't put anyone off:
Ok, io ci provo, ma @AndreaDovizioso va comunque un po' più forte di me... ???? #MotoGP #SanMarinoGP #MisanoGP pic.twitter.com/Za3dOMqIYg— Francesco Totti (@Totti) 10 September 2017
And it was the reigning Champion who reigned the rain - with some congrats coming from another man defending his crown:
Thanks mate!! Good luck next weekend in Portimao! Full gasss!!!— Marc Márquez (@marcmarquez93) 11 September 2017
That's it for now! We made it to the line and there's a little time to recover before Aragon...
What a heroic effort from Zarco as he pushes his bike over the line!????— MotoGP™???? (@MotoGP) 10 September 2017
He still finished in the points ???? pic.twitter.com/05mFvPO0F6
Although Zarco looks like he's got this:
So we'll see you at MotorLand, and so will he...
"I'm excited to be given the opportunity to ride the YZR-M1 at the Aragón MotoGP round" - @mickeyvdmark— WorldSBK (@WorldSBK) 11 September 2017
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