In pictures: MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2017

Spain's Maverick Vinales of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP won the season-opening 2017 Qatar MotoGP
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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Spanish rider Maverick Vinales celebrates after winning the 2017 Qatar MotoGP at the Losail International Circuit, north of the capital Doha. Spain's Maverick Vinales of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP, shrugging off a poor start from pole position under the desert floodlights. Defending world champion Marc Marquez was fourth on a Honda. (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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(L-R) Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Ducati Team, Maverick Vinales of Spain and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP and Valentino Rossi of Italy and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP celebrate on the podium at the end of the MotoGP race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Team SUZUKI ECSTAR's Italian rider Andrea Iannone (F) competes during the 2017 Qatar MotoGP at the Losail International Circuit, north of the capital Doha. (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Remy Gardner of Australia and Tech 3 Racing (R) and Mattia Pasini of Italy and Italtrans Racing Team crashed out during the Moto2 race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Fans look on during the MotoGP race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Hafizh Syahrin of Malaysia and Petronas Raceline Malaysia crashed out during the Moto2 race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)
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Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team leads the field during the MotoGP race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Joan Mir of Spain and Leopard Racing celebrates the victory at the end of the Moto3 race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Ducati Team leads the field during the MotoGP race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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Joan Mir of Spain and Leopard Racing cuts the finish lane and celebrates the victory at the end of the Moto3 race during the MotoGp of Qatar - Race at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images)
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A general view during the MotoGP of Qatar at Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar. (Getty Images for QTA/LCSC)