Jorge Lorenzo is unfazed by the prospect of taking on team-mate Valentino Rossi on home soil this weekend at Misano.

Lorenzo lost ground in the title race at Silverstone, finishing fourth in the wet as Rossi bagged all 25 points after the Movistar Yamaha team-mates had arrived in the UK level on points at the top of the championship.

It was a blow to Lorenzo's title prospects, but the Majorcan is ready to regroup and points out that although Rossi is a formidable force at Misano, his own record stands up to scrutiny, with Lorenzo claiming three straight premier class wins from 2011 to 2013 and finishing as the runner-up in 2008, 2009, 2010 and last year.

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"Silverstone didn't go as we expected due to the weather conditions. We tried all we could to stay on the podium but unfortunately we couldn't get the pace to stay in front and finally we had some problems beyond our control, prohibiting us to keep up the fight until the end as well," said Lorenzo.

"Now I'm focused on the race at Misano because it's a special track for us and for Yamaha. I know Valentino will feel good because it's his home Grand Prix, but in the past I've always been quite fast there and achieved several victories, so let's see what happens.

"My team-mate has a gap of 12 points in the championship but there are still six races left so there are still enough points up for grabs," he added.

"I'm going to push to the maximum in every race starting in Misano."