Moto GP returns to Silverstone

Racing gets underway at Silverstone today as Moto GP returns to the Northamptonshire circuit. Around 160,000 racing fans are expected to attend the event which runs until Sunday.

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Moto GP race day at Silverstone

It is race day at Silverstone today as the Northamptonshire circuit hosts the British Moto GP.

Between 65-70,000 racing fans are expected at today’s race.

Bradley Smith leaving the Silverstone pits Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Three British riders are competing in this year’s British race weekend – Coventry-born Cal Crutchlow, Bradley Smith and Michael Laverty.

The warm-up begins at 09:30 and the lights for the 20-lap race will go out at 13:00.

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Coventry-born Cal Crutchlow (35) at Silverstone Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

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