With the new 1000cc era being ushered in, teams are already testing the new machines in Sepang, Malaysia. I wasn’t too excited about the previous year’s season, since the races were mostly dominated by Casey Stoner. There weren’t enough surprises or battles, which is what racing should be about. The Valentino Rossi and Ducati struggle was especially sad. It was pretty hard to see him in the middle of the scoreboards all season long, after so many years of dominating at the top. It’ll be interesting to see if Ducati can turn things around with the new GP12 bike.