I spent the weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca watching the fastest riders in the world tackling the Corkscrew, annoying cops, getting sunburned and pestering racers. Here's a mega-gallery of MotoGP action.

Photo credit: Grant Ray

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Jorge Lorenzo just before the race, he finished third despite pre-race shoulder injuries.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

The Kentucky Kid, Nicky Hayden, after finishing a disappointing fifth.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Racers tackling the Corkscrew during qualifying.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Loris Capirossi shrugs it off.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Dani Pedrosa entering the Corkscrew.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Nicky Hayden's bike catches a ride back to the pits after a crash in Saturday practice.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Yamaha M1 rearview camera.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Jaywalking on a crosswalk. Only in California.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Stoner in the Corkscrew.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Rossi's bike just before qualifying.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Lorenzo's garage.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Entering the Corkscrew.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Bad to the bone on Honda's new Fury.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Lorenzo flat out on the main straight.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Randy Mamola picking up chicks.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Colin Edwards talking to fans.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Valentino Rossi in action.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Gressini Honda.

MotoGP At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Mega-Gallery

Lorenzo and Toseland sign autographs.