Well it is the end of 2017. I could post a few photos of my major painting and model building achievements from the last twelve months, but it would take ages to find them in the Loft Full Of Lead, especially as it is currently in Christmas chaos mode.
So instead, I present some spills from the 2017 MotoGP season, 27 of which belong to Marc Marquez, the 2017 World Champion.
It is the last MotoGP race of the year on Sunday, I will have no excuse but to get on with painting stuff after this weekend.
Marquez leads the championship and pretty much has to wobble around to win, but he did have his 25th crash in practice/qualifying today after setting pole. Luckily he has only crashed in two races this year…
The MotoGP season is rapidly coming to an end and I have been sidetracked this weekend with the qualifying and racing from Sepang. In the early hours, on a wet track, Andrea Dovizioso won the race to keep his slim chances of the World Championship alive into the last round at Valencia in a couple of weeks.
I really should get back to some painting…
This defies all that should be possible on a motorcycle. If this was in a movie, I would say it was very good special effects…
It does not happen very often, but this years British MotoGP was in some serious sunshine. I got a bit too much sun and currently resemble a lobster.
Rossi led from the start for most of the race, Marquez had an engine failure, Dovi stole the lead a few laps from the end to take the lead in the Championship. A great days racing in all three classes.
Marc Marquez broke the two minute barrier at Silverstone in qualifying for the MotoGP. A completely ridiculous lap that had him sliding and nearly crashing several times.
Heading there in the morning for race day and the weather forecast is fortunately due to be dry.