2013 Silverstone MotoGP Monday Round Up: Rossi In The Second Group, An Improving Bautista, And Aprilia's CRT

With so much happening at the front of all three races at Silverstone last Sunday, it is easy to overlook the battles behind. Especially when those battles seem to be falling into a fixed pattern, repeating the results of previous races. A glance at the results of the MotoGP race Silverstone gives you a sense of deja vu. While the top three swapped places, positions four to six were identical to their finishes at Brno, places seven to nine differed only in the riders who crashed out, and Aleix Espargaro took tenth spot, as he did in the Czech Republic.

2013 Silverstone MotoGP Sunday Round Up: Of Great Racing, Championship Leads, And Dangerous Riding

Over 75,000 paying customers came oto watch the races at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, and each and every one of them got their money's worth. Three classes, three winners, battles to the very end, and serious consequences for all three championships, with two thirds of the races done.

Marc Marquez Dislocates Shoulder In Warm Up At Silverstone, Intends To Race

Marc Marquez has dislocated his left shoulder in a crash in morning warm up at Silverstone. The championship leader crashed over the bumps going into Vale, falling heavily on his shoulder. He was then taken to the medical center, where he was diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder. The team at the medical center put his shoulder back in place, and passed Marquez fit to race.

2013 Silverstone MotoGP WUP Result: Marquez Leads Crash Strewn Session But Dislocates Shoulder

Marc Marquez looked all set to have a perfect start to race day at Silverstone, heading the time sheets for the majority of the warm-up. However late in the session he suffered a nasty crash, landing heavily on his left side. The Spaniard went down directly after Cal Crutchlow had taken a big spill ahead of him, his bike careered into Crutchlow's machine which was stranded in the gravel trap.

2013 Silverstone MotoGP Saturday Round Up: History Is Made, And A Big Crash

Why do we keep watching motorcycle racing? Because sometimes magic happens. Today was one of those days. Two riders took their sport to the known limits in qualifying at Silverstone on Saturday, and then pushed at the edges to see what was beyond. What happened then took the breath of the crowd away, and left the press room sitting in stunned silence. And shutting the media up takes some doing.


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