MotoGP »

MotoGP stars favour Silverstone for 2015 British GP

Venue of 2015 British MotoGP yet to be decided...
Marc Marquez, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo would prefer the 2015 British MotoGP to remain at Silverstone.

On Wednesday it was announced that the Circuit of Wales has sealed a long-term contract to host the British Grand Prix from next season, replacing Silverstone.

However with the new Welsh circuit yet to be built an alternative venue will be needed for the 2015 event, with Silverstone and Donington Park the two most feasible candidates.

Donington hosted the British round from 1987-2009, but the riders polled said they would prefer to return to Silverstone next year.

“Donington is ready?” asked Rossi. “For me. Difficult. I like Donington but also Silverstone... I'll say Silverstone.”

“I got my first podium at Donington so it would nice to come back there, but it doesn't matter,” said world champion Marc Marquez, eventually deciding: “Silverstone.”

“Silverstone because at Donington I crashed leading the race!” said Jorge Lorenzo.



Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Marquez, Lorenzo, Rossi, Indianapolis MotoGP 2014
Marquez passes Lorenzo and Rossi, MotoGP Race, Indianapolis MotoGP 2014.
Miguel Oliveira tests 2015 Red Bull KTM (pic:Red Bull KTM).
Julian Simon tests for QMMF (pic: QMMF)
Xavier Simeon tests Gresini`s 2015 Kalex (pic: Gresini)
Enea Bastianini makes Honda debut (pic: Gresini)
Francesco Bagnaia tests new Aspar Mahindra (pic: Aspar)
Johann Zarco tests for Ajo Moto2 team (pic: Ajo)
Maria Herrera tests Calvo KTM (pic: Repsol)
Fabio Quartararo prepares for rookie Moto3 season (Repsol)
Alex Rins tests Pons Kalex (pic: Pons)
Esteve Rabat testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Enea Bastianini makes Honda debut (pic: Gresini)
Alex Marquez testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Esteve Rabat testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Lorenzo Baldassarri tries Forward Kalex (pic: Forward)
Francesco Bagnaia tests new Aspar Mahindra (pic: Aspar)
Randy Krummenacher tests JiR (pic: JiR)

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.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

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