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2015 Silverstone MotoGP Qualifying Practice Result: Records Smashed In Tough Pole Battle

Results and summary of qualifying for MotoGP:

Marc Marquez has taken a scintillating pole at Silverstone, with a stunning lap which smashed the pole record at the Northamptonshire circuit. Jorge Lorenzo pushed hard in the first half of the lap but lost out in the second, ending up nearly three tenths off the time of Marquez but also under the lap record. Dani Pedrosa completes the front row, the second Repsol Honda bookending his teammate at Silverstone.

2015 Silverstone Moto2 FP3 Result: Rins vs Marquez

Alex Rins topped the final session of free practice for the Moto2 class at Silverstone, just holding off a challenge from his former teammate Alex Marquez at the end. The two Alexes were a good deal quicker than the rest of the field, heading up Tito Rabat by over three tenths of a second. Championship leader Johann Zarco finished the session in 4th, while Sam Lowes took 5th spot, just ahead of Tom Luthi.

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2015 Silverstone MotoGP FP3 Result: Lorenzo Asserts His Authority

Jorge Lorenzo has stamped his authority on the MotoGP class in the final session of FP3, putting in a blistering lap right at the end to put nearly half a second between hiimself and Marc Marquez. Both Lorenzo and Marquez were fast all session, taking the top two slots with ease, though the final moments of the session, as riders pushed for a fast lap to ensure safe passage into Q2. Andrea Dovizioso took 3rd, just ahead of Dani Pedrosa, while Scott Redding had an impressive session to secure 5th spot and go straight through to Q2.

2015 Silverstone Moto3 FP3 Result: Jorge Martin Surprises The Field

Jorge Martin put the Mahindra at the top of the timesheets in the Moto3 FP3 session, the Spanish rookie putting in a fast lap at the end of the session. Karel Hanika followed the Spaniard round to grab 2nd, demoting Jorge Navarro to 3rd on the timesheets. Navarro had led early on, with a challenge coming from championship leader Danny Kent.

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2015 Silverstone MotoGP Friday Notes: Bumps & Wind, Marquez' Changed Style, And Rossi's Recurring Issue

Silverstone was Silverstone on Friday. It pulled its many underhand tricks out of its sleeve, and threw everything it had at the riders, with the exception of rain. Cool in the morning, warm and sunny in the afternoon, with occasional cloud cover to drop the track temperature. High winds, gusting in a few corners where it was trying to lift the bikes and throw them off line.

2015 Silverstone MotoGP Friday Press Releases

Press releases from the teams and Bridgestone after the first day of practice at Silverstone:


Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Set the Pace at Silverstone

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo started the weekend as the fastest man in Silverstone after day one. Teammate Valentino Rossi was also on the pace during the first practice session ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix, but suffered from a lack of rear grip in the afternoon and finished tenth in the combined standings.

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