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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Record crowds at Silverstone for British Moto GP

A record crowd of 73,456 was at Silverstone today for the British Moto GP.

The three-day crowd, from Friday to Sunday, reached 159,006 - the highest in almost 20 years.

Coventry-born Cal Crutchlow finished the race in seventh position after crashing three-times during the course of the weekend.

Over 70,000 people attended Silverstone today Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

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