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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Coventry-born Cal Crutchlow 'excited' for Silverstone

Coventry-born Cal Crutchlow says he is 'excited' for the British Moto GP at Silverstone.

Cal is leading the British charge in the Moto GP series, sitting fifth in the championship with 127 points.

After a disappointing last race at Brno, the British rider will be looking for a better result in front of the home fans.

Cal, said: "Brno was not the best preparation for my home race at Silverstone, but I go there knowing I have the pace and that I can be challenging at the front."

"I am really excited for Silverstone and I know the support from the British fans will be incredible, so hopefully I can give them something to cheer about."

Cal Crutchlow was born in Coventry Credit: Vaclav Salek/Czech News Agency/Press Association Images

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