MONTEREY, CA - JULY 27: Valentino Rossi of Italy and Ducati Marlboro Team lifts the front wheel during the free practice of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 27, 2012 ... more 
MONTEREY, CA - JULY 27: Valentino Rossi of Italy and Ducati Marlboro Team lifts the front wheel during the free practice of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 27, 2012 in Monterey, California. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Bongarts/Getty Images) less 
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