MONTEREY, CA - JULY 23: Valentino Rossi of Italy and Ducati Marlboro Team speaks with mechanics in box during the qualifying practice of Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July... more 
MONTEREY, CA - JULY 23: Valentino Rossi of Italy and Ducati Marlboro Team speaks with mechanics in box during the qualifying practice of Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 23, 2011 in Monterey, California. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Bongarts/Getty Images) less 
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