Friday, 22 July 2011

The Best TwitGP Thing Ever: Back in Training

Right, you know the story by now. Hyperfan @soopersic has been taking pictures at Laguna Seca of both riders and other famous MotoGP people with TwitGP paddock passes. Well brace yourself - because this next batch is REALLY where the magic happens.


The Other Best TwitGP Thing Ever

You've already seen the sterling work of @soopersic here, where she asked various ACTUAL MotoGP riders to produce their TwitGP passes for inspection, kind of like a security check (we assume). Well guess what? It ain't just riders that seem to be card-carrying members of the TwitGP collective. Oh no.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

The Best TwitGP Thing Ever

We'll cut to the chase - @MadMark99, high visibility vest-wearing riding instructor by day, and Photoshop wizard by day also, designed some cracking Access All Areas passes for TwitGP2. Now, thanks to a few intrepid followers, these PRIZED ARTEFACTS are ACTUALLY being ACTUALLY used in ACTUAL Laguna Seca. Behold!

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Can Simoncelli Control Animals?

During FP3 at Mugello this morning, the pun machine went into hyper-drive under our headline: Large Hare Nearly Causes Crash:

Phonetically at least, it wasn't the first time we'd heard that headline. But as @ianwheeler pointed out, was this A SIGN? Was Mother Nature herself dropping us an enormous hint that our beloved Hair was on for the win?

NO. It is simply yet more evidence of Simoncelli's mastery over the beasts. He is this sport's Dr Dolittle, and that's all the excuse we need to roll out these wonderful examples of Marco Simoncelli, Animal Lover:

A loveable furry creature staring at a camera, and a koala.

This next photo is excellent because the koala seems so shocked at a man eating eucalyptus leaves:

This is amazing because the big hairy cow thing also seems completely aghast by what's feeding it:

Here's an albino kangaroo who seems slightly disgusted:

And just when you thought no rider has ever been photographed alongside more animals, here he is again, hypnotising a calf while the calf's handler enjoys it just a bit too much:

If ANY sort of animal appears within the context of MotoGP again, we'll know who's behind it.

Although in fairness, there may be an accomplice:

"Release the beasts, Igor, it is time...!"...'yes, master...'