The predicted rain at Silverstone Grand Prix, which was hoping Valentino Rossi walked racetrack side. The start was quite unexpected: Ben Spies of Yamaha Factory Racing Team, took a great start, beating Casey Stoner of Repsol Honda, and starting from pole position Alvaro Bautista San Carlo Honda Gresini. Jorge Lorenzo, after passing the first turn, led the group of pilots vying for the fifth spot.
After the seventeenth round Lorenzo still managed to catch his rhythm to close the gap with four runs ahead, accompanied by Andrea Dovizioso Monster Yamaha Tech 3 and Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda. Earlier Nicky Hayden of Ducati Team, which from the start has entered into the top four, Bautista tried to get around, but he took too much arc allowed Alvaro return its position. In the same turn, a leading Texan Spies makes a mistake, and this took Casey Stoner, leading the race.
After the mistakes made in the first four, Lorenzo took the first scoring attack. The first was Hayden: after an unsuccessful overtaking he lost the gold a second gap between himself and Lorenzo, who as a result cost him move up to sixth position, because behind the Spaniards went wheel to wheel his countryman Pedrossa. Further, in order to somehow break away from Dani Lorenzo had to circumvent and Bautista, dropping him to fourth position.
In this fight did not end: Lorenzo went to the assault of his team-mate Ben Spies, then on the same turn he walked Bautista. Exciting race showed Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso with who managed to exchange positions, and then the pair has managed to circumvent Spies, sending it to the sixth position.
For eleven laps before the end of the race, Lorenzo begins to reduce the gap between himself and Casey, and begins to fight for the first place of the podium. On the same lap Dovizioso soveshaet fall, which dropped him to last place, his teammate Cal Kruchlou team at this time is fighting with Stephen Bradley from Honda MotoGP's LCR for seventh position.
After three laps, picked up close to Casey on the last corner, Lorenzo manages to bypass Stoner. This point is made up on his toes all the stands.
After one more lap Pedrosa and Bautista started to reduce the distance between them and Stoner, and for six laps before the end of the race ensued not comic battle for second place between the three pilots. On the same lap Valentino Rossi, who was the only driver to drive the entire race on the hard tires, Stefan Bradley walked out of the Pramac Racing and took the ninth position, and which lasted until the end of the race. Mattia Pasini of Speed Master team had to stop the race due to technical reasons.
Over four laps before the end of the race Lorenzo makes a mistake, which could result in a fall, but the reigning champion was able to align your bike, keeping its position. Next Kruchlou in the fight against Hayden prevailed and took the sixth position.
As a result, Lorenzo took first place, but with a smaller margin on his main pursuer Casey Stoner in third place Dani Pedrosa, Alvaro Bautista followed him from San Carlo Honda Gresini, and closes the top five Spis.Za Ben Cal Kruchlou them, Nicky Hayden, Stephen Bradley Valentino Rossi and Hector Barbera.
Results Grand Prix of Silverstone:
1 Jorge LORENZO SPA Yamaha Factory Racing 171.5 41'16.429
2 Casey STONER AUS Repsol Honda Team 171.3 +3.313
3 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team 171.3 +3.599
4 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini 171.2 +5.196
5 Ben SPIES USA Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha +11.531
6 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 170.5 +15.112
7 Nicky HAYDEN USA Ducati Team 170.5 +15.527
8 Stefan BRADL GER LCR Honda MotoGP 170.0 +22.521
9 Valentino ROSSI ITA Ducati Team 169.1 +36.138
10 Hector BARBERA SPA Pramac Racing Team 168.7 +41.328
11 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Power Electronics Aspar 167.3 + 1'03.157
12 Randy DE PUNIET FRA Power Electronics Aspar 167.3 + 1'03.443
13 Michele PIRRO ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 167.0 + 1'07.290
14 James ELLISON GBR Paul Bird Motorsport 166.5 + 1'14.782
15 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Avintia Blusens BQR 166.5 + 1'15.108
16 Colin EDWARDS USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing 165.5 + 1'29.899
17 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA Came IodaRacing Project 164.9 + 1'40.302
18 Ivan SILVA SPA Avintia Blusens BQR 164.1 + 1'52.099
19 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 160.7 1 Lap
Mattia PASINI ITA Speed Master 164.3 6 Laps