Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar
Losail International Circuit, Qatar LENGTH: 5.4 km / 3.34 miles
CORNERS: 6 left - 10 right
WIDTH: 12 m. / 39.37 ft.
LONGEST STRAIGHT: 1068 m. / 3503.94 ft.
2/3 of laps: -
Total distance: 118.4 km / 73.5 miles MODERATOR: Thank you to everyone for joining us today as we get ready to start the 2016 season. Thank you also all of riders who were able to join us today [pause]... this time. Jorge Lorenzo, as the reigning champion w
To Walk With Gods
The crucible of closed circuit racing is rarely a forgiving mistress. Despite the constant evolution of safety features - motorcycle friendly air fencing, suit based air bags and advanced composite helmet design to name just a few - the risk of critical, even fatal injury remains. During last season's Malaysian Gran Prix the paddock held a memorial to Marco Simoncelli, the most recent to join the list of fallen riders in the elite class and a sobering remi
Of Lights and Laughter:
A clown wears many faces when the curtain is drawn. The typical clown wears a large, static smile - a grin expressing merriment of epic proportions. There is also the melancholy frown of the sad clown, the tragic juxtaposition of the opposing symbols of merriment and melancholy. Yet the clown can wear other faces. The smile of the circus clown can be stretched grotesquely into the realm of mania, popularized by the Joker character who prowled the fic