August 2015

2015 Silverstone MotoGP Post-Race Press Releases

Press Releases from the teams, Bridgestone and others after Sunday's soaked MotoGP race:


Rossi Secures Superb Victory At Soaking Silverstone

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi gave a stunning performance at the British Grand Prix, taking a brilliant victory in challenging conditions. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo also rode a brave race and secured fourth place.

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2015 Silverstone MotoGP Sunday Round Up: Controlling The Uncontrollable, And Championships Drawing Closer

The key to success in motorcycle racing is to control the variables which you can control, and adapt to the ones which you can't. The British round of MotoGP at Silverstone turned out to be all about those variables, the controllable and the uncontrollable, about right and wrong choices, and about adapting to the conditions.

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2015 Moto3 Championship Standings After Round 12, Silverstone, Great Britain

1 Danny Kent Honda 224  
2 Enea Bastianini Honda 154 -70
3 Romano Fenati KTM 126 -98
4 Efren Vazquez Honda 116 -108
5 Miguel Oliveira KTM 114 -110
6 Niccolò Antonelli Honda 110 -114
7 Brad Binder KTM 99 -125
Round Number: 
12
Year: 
2015

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2015 Silverstone Moto3 Race Result: Cool Head Prevails In A War Of Attrition

Result and summary of the Moto3 race at Silverstone:

Danny Kent has written another chapter in the history books, by becoming the first ever British winner of a lightweight class at Silverstone, and taking back control of the Moto3 championship in the process.

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2015 MotoGP Championship Standings After Round 12, Silverstone, Great Britain

1 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 236  
2 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 224 -12
3 Marc Marquez Honda 159 -77
4 Andrea Iannone Ducati 150 -86
5 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 120 -116
6 Bradley Smith Yamaha 115 -121
7 Dani Pedrosa Honda 102 -134
Round Number: 
12
Year: 
2015

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2015 Silverstone MotoGP Race Report: Rain Produces Plenty Of Surprises

Results and summary of a fascinating MotoGP race at Silverstone:

Valentino Rossi has wrenched control of the MotoGP championship by taking a studied win in wet conditions. Rossi made a break early in the race with Marc Márquez, then managed the gap all the way home after Márquez crashed.

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2015 Moto2 Championship Standings After Race 12, Silverstone, Great Britain

1 Johann Zarco Kalex 249  
2 Alex Rins Kalex 164 -85
3 Tito Rabat Kalex 161 -88
4 Sam Lowes Speed Up 128 -121
5 Thomas Luthi Kalex 125 -124
6 Jonas Folger Kalex 102 -147
7 Xavier Simeon Kalex 92 -157
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Round Number: 
12
Year: 
2015

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2015 Silverstone Moto2 Race Result: Domination Under Treacherous Conditions

Results and summary of the Moto2 race at Silverstone:

Johann Zarco has taken a confident victory at Silverstone, dominating the race under treacherous conditions to win by over four seconds.

The race started with a very damp track, a small group breaking away early. Zarco followed Tito Rabat, Alex Rins, Alex Márquez, Tom Luthi and Jonas Folger away from the start, after polesitter Sam Lowes could not capitalize on a good start and dropped down the field. Rabat tried to make a break early, but a mistake meant that he was soon caught by the rest of the group.

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