Top 10 MotoGP crash pics

See 10 million quid of MotoGP's finest machinery biting the dust

Jorge Lorenzo, Chinese MotoGP 2008

ALTHOUGH THE advent of MotoGP meant a significant drop in the number of highsides compared to the 500cc two-stroke era, many riders have still come to grief aboard the ultra-powerful four-stroke machines.

We've selected what we think are ten of best crash shots, caught by the world's best snappers over the last eight years of MotoGP.

Which one's your favourite?

Capirossi Crash, German MotoGP Race, 2004

Gibernau British MotoGP Race 2005


Rossi and Melandri crash, Japanese MotoGP 2005

Lorenzo 2008 British MotoGP

Pedrosa 2008 Sachsenring MotoGP

Edwards crash, Dutch MotoGP, 2006