Maverick Viñales has won the 2016 British MotoGP Grand Prix and as many experts suggested before the race he was favourite going into this weekends race. Home favourite Carl Crutchlow who started on the pole position had to see off Marquez late challenge and clinged onto second place while Valentino Rossi finished third.
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British MotoGP 2016 Results: So 7th new winner in as many races makes this season one of the most unpredictable in recent history. Suzuki won their very first grand prix since 2007 and Maverick Viñales has done great to enhance his reputation.
British MotoGP grand Prix 2016 takes place this weekend from Friday, 02 September to Sunday, 04 September at the historic Silverstone circuit in United Kingdom. Spanish rider Marc Marquez has been absolute magnificent this season after a slightly slow start he has been in top form finally showing maturity and leads the championship table by 53 points ahead of closest rival Rossi who has 144 points. With only six races remaining after British GP Marquez can pretty much settle the title race this weekend.
Last year Valentino Rossi managed to win the race at Silverstone having started fourth on the grid. He excellent start enabled him to lead the race while Marquez failed to finish the race. Rossi will be hoping a similar scenario and he need a few of such results to get anywhere near Marquez who has been showing signs of maturing.
Having said that Carl Crutchlow’s win at Brno was classic race and it was 6th race in a row with a new winner and we can excpect something similar this weekend. Below is the results from last year’s race and we will be updating more after the 2016 British MotoGP.
British MotoGP 2015 Race Results:
Marc Marquez again claimed a pole position at the British MotoGP qualifying while Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa finishing 2nd and third while Valentino Rossi is set to start in second yet again as he finished fourth in the qualifying rounds. This British grand prix might prove to be a very important race with Valentino Rossi and Lorenzo tied at 211 points.
British MotoGP Qualifying Results:
Marc Marquez was the fastest on friday and he hit the pole position record with 2m 0.234s and a top speed of 322km/h, Marquez will be favourit going into the Sunday British GP with Lorenzo looking to out pace and out position Valentino Rossi in the drivers championship.
Ducati riders Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso finished 10th and 12th respectively finishing of their miserable week and will start at the back of the grid.