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Moto3™ #StatAttack: British GP

Moto3™ #StatAttack: British GP

All of the crucial Moto3™ stats and figures you need to impress your friends ahead of the Octo British Grand Prix.

The Moto3™ race consists of 17 laps around the 5.9km Silverstone circuit, and is due to start at 15:30 local time on Sunday:

  • None of the riders currently competing in the Moto3 class have won a grand prix race at the Silverstone circuit.

  • Danny Kent’s best result at the Silverstone circuit is sixth in the Moto3 race in 2012.

  • Enea Bastianini finished third at Silverstone last year, one of three podium finishes he achieved in his rookie grand prix season. Bastianini has scored points at the last thirteen successive Moto3 races.

  • Nico Antonelli qualified on pole position and took his first grand prix win at Brno. This is the first win in the lightweight-class of grand prix racing by an Italian rider from pole position since Andrea Iannone won the 125cc race at Motegi in 2009.

  • The best ever qualifying result by a British rider in the lightweight-class at Silverstone is 2nd place on the grid by Bradley Smith in 2010.

  • Only two British riders have finished on the podium in the lightweight-class at in the previous fifteen occasions that the grand prix has been held at the Silverstone circuit: Clive Horton finished second in the 125cc race in 1978 and Bradley Smith third in 2010.

 

 

 

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Moto3, 2015, OCTO BRITISH GRAND PRIX, #StatAttack, #BritishGP

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