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Marc Marquez And Dani Pedrosa Hit Silverstone On Top Form
Posted by: newsla on Aug 26, 2014 - 05:31 PM
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Marc Marquez And Dani Pedrosa Hit Silverstone On Top Form


Repsol Honda team riders to race twelfth round of the World Championship after positive test in Brno. Marquez and Rins maintain aim of cutting points gap to Moto3 series leader.

 

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The most recent round of the MotoGP World Championship saw a different winner for the first time in eleven races. Dani Pedrosa ended Marc Marquez’ 10-race run of victories to return to the top step of the podium. Marquez, however, still holds a significant lead in the overall standings. After a positive post-race test in the Czech Republic, both riders will again be amongst the favourites for victory at Silverstone –a track where Marquez came close to taking the win last season. Pedrosa has unfinished business at the British venue, as he is yet to claim a victory there.

The competitive nature of the Moto3 class this season has given 5 different winners, including Alex Marquez. The Spaniard cut the gap to World Championship leader Jack Miller by two points at Brno, and the difference between the two now stands at 23 points. Marquez was on the podium at Silverstone last year, with teammate Alex Rins second on that occasion. Two weeks ago, Rins regained a good feeling onboard his Honda and was able to fight for victory in the Czech Republic.

Marc Marquez
"Brno was a difficult weekend but the most important thing is that we took important points. Also, I feel less pressure now as I know everyone was expecting me to win all of them, and it’s the Championship that’s important, not winning every race! We had a good test on the Monday and then some time off after a hectic back-to-back schedule. Last year my race was affected by my crash in warmup so this year I hope to be fully fit so I can give it 100% in the race!"

Dani Pedrosa
"I’m feeling in good momentum at the moment after winning in Brno and then we had a positive test on the Monday. It was a gruelling few weeks with two races in a row and so this past week it’s been good to recharge the batteries. Last year in Silverstone I was out of the battle with Marc [Marquez] and Jorge [Lorenzo] so this year I want to be sure to be up there with them! This is a fast track with many changes of direction and you need to find a balance for the set up to suit both the slow and the fast corners. The weather in Britain can always be temperamental also, so we’ll have to keep an eye on that!"

Alex Rins
"This week off between races has been good for us to get stronger for Silverstone. We have to keep in mind this is a very fast circuit, but one where it rains often. It has a couple of slow corners but, overall, it is faster than it is slow and I think that helps us. We have to go there with the mentality of giving our all, right from the first practice session. I am really motivated for this Grand Prix."

Alex Marquez
"Silverstone circuit suited us very well last year. There are many twisty corners and flowing chicanes, but I think it could be a good track for us. But there was a point where we were losing a little time and we have to try to give our best in every session as we did at Brno. We need to fight more on the final laps. In this sense there are things to improve, both with the bike and myself. We come here off the back of a race in which we took points from the leader, and we must continue like this, working in the same way."

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