WSB Laguna Seca 2002

 

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Hwy 96 follows the Klamath River in northern CA.

 

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Trinideli - AC and good sandwiches.  What more can you ask for?

 

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Joe, our gracious host in Ukiah.

 

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Man it's only 10AM and it's already too hot...

 

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Finally got to the coast.  It's not hot anymore.

 

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Brian's addiction... ;-)

 

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Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz.

 

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Baylis getting familiar with the Corkscrew on Friday.

 

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Ben Bostrom probably knows it as well as anybody.

 

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Same goes for Edwards.

 

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Some Poser polishing his Ducati... ;-)  Tim actually rode this thing from IDAHO!   Talk about an iron butt.

 

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The number of kicks it takes to start is always proportional to the number of spectators.  Based on that, I was expecting him to stay there all night...

 

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Whew!  It only took like 5 kicks...  Everybody was impressed that some people actually ride their Ducatis... ;-)

 

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My favorite Ducati.

 

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Monterey's Cannery Row on Friday night.  I had never seen so many squids in one place before.

 

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Waiting for Bus 39 to Laguna Seca.

 

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Aprilia Mile R.  The sticker on the frame says: MSRP $17K (includes the rest of the bike too)

 

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It wouldn't be a world class race without pit babes.

 

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Brian and Beth at the Ducati Island.

 

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While we were doing our walk of the track, BBoz came by on some scooters with his mechanics (yes I was slow to take out the camera...)

 

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Rory and Vicky in the hot pits after the track walk.

 

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Nicky watching the results of the morning warm-up.

 

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E Boz watching his results in the morning.

 

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B Boz conferring with his mechanics before the WSB race.

 

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This has to be the coolest starter in WSB pits.

 

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Xaus, Baylis and Edwards in the press conference after race 1.

 

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I never knew there were so many flavors of Corona.  Pit babes, part 2.

 

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Monterey bay.

 

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On Monday night, this was the best place to stay in CA...

 

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Brian going up the mountain in Lassen National Volcanic Park.

 

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Lassen Park.

 

Copyright GBuhacoff.   Pictures taken with Minolta Dimage X.