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A guide to the #BritishGP Moto2™ race

A guide to the #BritishGP Moto2™ race

All of the information you need to impress your friends ahead of the Octo British Grand Prix.

The 19-lap Moto2™ race at Silverstone kicks off at 11:20 local time:

  • Sam Lowes is on pole for the third time in 2015 and for the first time since the Italian Grand Prix. He is the first British rider to qualify on pole for a grand at Silverstone since Barry Sheene in the 500cc class in 1977.

  • In second place on the grid is the Moto3 winner last year at Silverstone, Alex Rins, who has already had six podium finishes in his rookie Moto2 season including four times in the last five races.

  • Johann Zarco starts from third place on the grid and will be aiming to extend his record run of ten successive Moto2 podium finishes.

  • Heading the second row is Tito Rabat, the winner of the Moto2 race at Silverstone last year.

  • In fifth place on the grid is Tom Luthi, who has not stood on the podium since winning the Moto2 race at Le Mans.

  • Takaaki Nakagami has qualified in sixth place on the grid and will be targeting his first podium since he had four successive second place finishes in 2013.

  • In eighth place on the grid is Lorenzo Baldassarri – his best ever qualifying result in grand prix racing.

 

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Moto2, 2015, OCTO BRITISH GRAND PRIX, RAC, #BritishGP, #RaceGuide

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