Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo was the quickest rider in today's practice sessions at Silverstone as the reigning MotoGP champion sets out to score a second consecutive victory at the British Grand Prix. Lorenzo's set his benchmark lap time of 2'02.
Marquez was embroiled in a heated battle with Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo for pole position, the pair trading the top spot until Marquez delivered the knockout blow – a 2'00.691 – on
Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 2:00.819 +0.128
3. Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 2:01.425 +0.734
4. Stefan Bradl Honda 2:
Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo – who had been fastest on Friday – was demoted to second, one and a half tenths down, with LCR Honda MotoGP'
I think we did a good job but not as good as (Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo, first and second on the grid), who did phenomenal lap times, but I'm pleased to be on the front
He saw off a challenge from reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo, but was seven tenths of a second quicker than third place.
"If I'm honest, I didn't expect that
In final qualifying session Jorge Lorenzo shattered Casey Stoner's outright lap record at Silverstone, he came in to get a new tyre and had an
The rookie championship leader put in a blistering lap in the dying stages to pip Jorge Lorenzo and smash Casey Stoner's existing pole record, set in 2011, by 1.3 seconds. Marquez's time of 2:
day on top but would drop to second place - two tenths of a second down on Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo - by the time the afternoon chequered flag came out.
"It's not so bad," championship leader Marquez began. "I felt