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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 Moto2 Championship Standings After Round 12, Silverstone, Great Britain

1 Esteve RABAT Kalex 233  
2 Mika KALLIO Kalex 216 -17
3 Maverick VIÑALES Kalex 166 -67
4 Dominique AEGERTER Suter 123 -110
5 Simone CORSI Kalex 100 -133
6 Thomas LUTHI Suter 92 -141
7 Johann ZARCO Caterham Suter 72 -161
Round Number: 
12
Year: 
2014

2014 Silverstone Moto2 And Moto3 Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after qualifying at Silverstone:


Alex Rins takes third pole of the year and Alex Marquez clinches third

Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 riders will start tomorrow's race from the front row of the grid.

08/30/2014

2014 Silverstone Moto2 FP3 Result: Folger Leads Rabat And Vinales

Jonas Folger has topped the final session of free practice for the Moto2 class at Silverstone, the German taking a clear lead as the session came to an end. Tito Rabat took second, and could have been in for more had his bike not packed up on him as the session came to an end. As it was, it left him pushing his bike back to the pits. Maverick Vinales took third, just ahead of Rabat's Marc VDS teammate Mika Kallio. Marcel Schrotter took a strong fifth position, the Tech 3 bike clearly more suited to the Silverstone track.

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