This weekend it was the British Grand Prix, home to many of the riders throughout the classes. The weather managed to hold up all weekend, with pretty much perfect conditions showing that the English weather really is unpredictable!

In MotoGP, the race started with Marquez leading the championship but he left the UK without points, something uncommon for the factory Hondas. The engine blew, which unfortunately left Marquez collecting no points and moving down to 2nd in the championship – but this doesn’t mean he is completely out of it!

The 9 times world champion Valentino Rossi led the first half of the race with problems, occasionally gapping the rest of the field. But his fellow country man Andrea Dovizioso was coming slowly, gaining more time on the race leader with each lap. Eventually, Dovi bridged the gap and took the lead until the end and again, took the win and also the championship lead by 9 points.

MotoGP Results – Top 5

  1. Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team – 40:45.496

  2. Maverick Viñales, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP + 0.114

  3. Valentino Rossi, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP + 0.749

  4. Cal Crutchlow, LCR Honda + 1.679

  5. Jorge Lorenzo, Ducati Team + 3.508

In Moto2 it was Pasini on pole for the third time in a row after an entire decade! After getting swallowed up at the start due to wheeling of the line, he started to come back through the group fighting as hard as you would expect to finish on the podium.

Marquez quickly took the lead and started to gap from Morbidelli but just like his older brother he left Silverstone with no points after crashing out of the lead after half of the race. He was putting up a solid fight, but it was left to his team mate to take points for the EG 0,0 Marc VDS team.

Just days after signing a MotoGP deal to partner Crutchlow at LCR Honda, Takaaki Nakagami had amazing pace to stay at the front and take his first win, in which he sees the chequered flag (previous was won by a red flag) after Pasini gave everything he had to try and get past.

Moto2 Results – Top 5

  1. Takaaki Nakagami, IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia – 38:20.883

  2. Mattia Pasini, Italtrans Racing Team + 0.724

  3. Franco Morbidelli, EG 0,0 Marc VDS + 2.678

  4. Thomas Luthi, CarXpert Interwetten + 4.465

  5. Francesco Bagnaia, SKY Racing Team VR46 + 9.955

In Moto3 it was an incredible ride from the young Italian Fabio Di Giannantonio who worked his way up to the front, but then ran wide and got pushed all the way down to 17th. It wasn’t too much of a problem though, as it still kept him in the leading group allowing him to arrive back in the top 10.

Jorge Martín was still suffering a lot this weekend with his injury. After starting from 8th he fought his way to the podium, riding like he had no injury showing how much he wants this championship.

It was an Estrella Galicia 0,0 1-2 with Aron Canet and Enea Bastianini taking the top steps of the podium. It was finally some good news for Bastianini, who has struggled all season.

Moto3 Results – Top 5

  1. Aron Canet, Estrella Galicia 0,0 – 35:53.028

  2. Enea Bastianini, Estrella Galicia 0,0 + 0.063

  3. Jorge Martín, Del Conca Gresini Moto3 + 0.111

  4. Gabriel Rodrigo, RBA BOE Racing Team + 0.232

  5. Joan Mir, Leopard Racing + 0.455

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