MotoGP »

Lorenzo ready to go it alone at Silverstone

Lorenzo currently holds a 25 point advantage over Dani Pedrosa in the MotoGP standings.
Jorge Lorenzo has set his sights on the podium at Silverstone as he prepares for his first MotoGP weekend with the full might of the FIAT Yamaha team trained solely on him.

With Valentino Rossi beginning his recovery process from Italy, Lorenzo will be the championship-winning team's single representative for the British Grand Prix, held at Silverstone for the first time in 24 years.

Firmly established as the 'man to beat' for this year's title now, Lorenzo is looking forward to his Silverstone debut as he bids to extend his current 25 point advantage over Dani Pedrosa.

"After Mugello we arrive at Silverstone, a track that none of us know! I will do some laps with the scooter on Thursday; I don't always do this but I think it's very important because so far I've only seen the track on the PlayStation and it's changed quite a lot.

“My aim is once again to get on the podium, but I was disappointed after Mugello and I want to do a better race in England. I am happy with my lead in the standings but I want to keep improving and this weekend we will try to find some more traction for my M1.”

In the meantime, the Spaniard will be kept busy by a series of off-track appearances, which included a trial of the Isle of Man TT course over the weekend and a chance to try his hand at the old British pastime of cricket…

“Last week I went to the Isle of Man to see the TT, which was an incredible experience and I even rode a lap, but quite slowly!

“On Wednesday I will go to Lord's Cricket Ground for a press conference and it will be the first time I've seen cricket, because we don't play in Spain. I think it will be interesting to discover this sport, and maybe even play!

“Finally I want to send again my best wishes to Valentino, I am glad he is recovering well and we will miss him in these busy weeks."




Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Parc Ferme, Italian MotoGP Race 2010
Lorenzo, Italian MotoGP Race 2010
Lorenzo, Italian MotoGP Race 2010
Lorenzo, Italian MotoGP Race 2010
Lorenzo, Italian MotoGP 2010
Lorenzo, Italian MotoGP 2010
Lorenzo, French MotoGP 2010
Brough Superior will enter the Moto2 class as a wild-card Silverstone, with Luke Mossey (Pic: Double Red)
Louis Rossi, German Moto2 Race 2014
Louis Rossi, German Moto2 Race 2014
Louis Rossi, German Moto2 Race 2014
Louis Rossi, German Moto2 Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014
Lorenzo, German MotoGP Race 2014

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


Matt - Unregistered

June 14, 2010 8:50 PM

Some of you lot make me laugh. I've been a massive Rossi fan for many years now and love the bloke to bits, but Some of you lot just hate any rider that is't Rossi and it is f**king senseless! Lorenzo is spot on this season both in his riding and attitide. Get over it!



© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.