Gallery: Best photos from Qatar GP

MotoGP's season-opener in Qatar may have drawn negative headlines over rain delays and Losail Circuit's poor drainage system, but there is no denying that the race itself was an absolutely cracker.

Gallery: Best photos from Qatar GP

We look back at the weekend with our selection of best photos

Media shuttle in the water
Media shuttle in the water
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Media shuttle in the water
Media shuttle in the water
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Track drying
Track drying
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BMW safety car
BMW safety car
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Wet track
Wet track
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Start delayed sign
Start delayed sign
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Red Bull KTM Factory Racing
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing
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Fans
Fans
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Cal Crutchlow, Team LCR Honda
Cal Crutchlow, Team LCR Honda
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Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team
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Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
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Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
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Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
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Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
Danilo Petrucci, Pramac Racing
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Alex Rins, Team Suzuki MotoGP
Alex Rins, Team Suzuki MotoGP
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Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
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Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3 a punto de caer
Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3 a punto de caer
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Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
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Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
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Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
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Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
Crash, Johann Zarco, Monster Yamaha Tech 3
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Vinales overtakes Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Vinales overtakes Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Scott Redding, Pramac Racing, Jack Miller, Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS
Scott Redding, Pramac Racing, Jack Miller, Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS
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Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Second place Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team, third place Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Second place Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team, third place Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Aleix Espargaro, Aprilia Racing Team Gresini
Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Aleix Espargaro, Aprilia Racing Team Gresini
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Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Podium: Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Podium: Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Podium: Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Podium: Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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Podium: Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Podium: Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
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Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
Podium: Maverick Viñales, Yamaha Factory Racing, Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
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