Silverstone, Great Britain

Bridgestone Press Release - Shinji Aoki On High Track Speeds And Cold Air Temperatures

As usual, Bridgestone issued their customary post-race press release after the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, giving their view of the weekend's racing. In this press release, Shinji Aoki discusses bringing an extra soft front tire to Silverstone, and the effect which the combination of very high average speeds and colder than expected tire temperatures have. The press release appears below:


British MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki
Tuesday, September 2 2014

2014 Silverstone MotoGP Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after the British Grand Prix at Silverstone:


Stunning Silverstone Battles Deliver Double Yamaha Podium

Silverstone (UK), 31st August 2014

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi fought epic battles today in the British Grand Prix to take their third consecutive double Yamaha podium, finishing second and third respectively.

2014 Silverstone MotoGP Sunday Round Up: Three Great Races, A Fast Ducati, And A Tough Home Round For British Riders

The crowds at Silverstone certainly got their money's worth at this year's British Grand Prix. The weather turned, the sun shone, the temperature rose and the fans were treated to three scintillating races, along with an action-packed support program. The Moto3 race was the usual nail-biter, the race only decided on the entry to the final complex at Brooklands and Luffield. The Moto2 race was a throwback to the thrillers of old, with three men battling for victory to the wire. And the MotoGP was a replay of the 2013 Silverstone race, a duel decided by raw aggression.

Moto2 And Moto3 Massively Oversubscribed For 2015

The popularity of Moto2 and Moto3 continues unabated, both among fans and among racing teams. Silverstone was the deadline for teams to submit their requests to be considered for grid slots in the two support classes for MotoGP in 2015, and the entries massively outnumbered the available spaces on the grid.

2014 MotoGP Championship Standings After Round 12, Silverstone, Great Britain

1 Marc MARQUEZ Honda 288  
2 Dani PEDROSA Honda 199 -89
3 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha 189 -99
4 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha 157 -131
5 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati 129 -159
6 Aleix ESPARGARO Forward Yamaha 92 -196
7 Pol ESPARGARO Yamaha 88 -200
Round Number: 
12
Year: 
2014

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