Vinales quickest in final MotoGP practice before a heavy rain shower soaks the Silverstone circuit - causing red flags when Rins, Espargaro, Lorenzo, Rabat and Morbidelli all fell in quick succession at Stowe due to aquaplaning/braking issues.

Rabat is feared injured after apparently being hit by Morbidelli's bike as he walked from the gravel. The final minute of FP4 was abandoned while Rabat (who is conscious) continues to receive medical attention.

Qualifying 1, for those outside the top ten after third free practice, will now get underway.

Silverstone has been resurfaced ahead of this year's event, but riders say it is bumpier than ever.

Loris Baz is replacing the injured Pol Espargaro at KTM.

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  1. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 2m 01.571s [Lap 7/8] 327km/h (Top Speed)
  2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 2m 01.982s +0.411s [3/7] 329k
  3. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 02.002s +0.431s [4/9] 325k
  4. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 2m 02.111s +0.540s [4/6] 327k
  5. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 2m 02.133s +0.562s [5/7] 330k
  6. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 2m 02.150s +0.579s [4/8] 326k
  7. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 2m 02.631s +1.060s [4/8] 323k
  8. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 2m 02.632s +1.061s [4/7] 325k
  9. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 2m 02.897s +1.326s [4/6] 322k
  10. Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 2m 02.964s +1.393s [4/8] 321k
  11. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 2m 03.053s +1.482s [5/7] 320k
  12. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 2m 03.231s +1.660s [4/7] 323k
  13. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 2m 03.273s +1.702s [4/7] 323k
  14. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 2m 03.275s +1.704s [4/7] 324k
  15. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 2m 03.287s +1.716s [3/7] 330k
  16. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 2m 03.353s +1.782s [4/5] 323k
  17. Alvaro Bautista ESP Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 2m 03.391s +1.820s [7/10] 324k
  18. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 2m 03.467s +1.896s [4/9] 325k
  19. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 03.494s +1.923s [5/6] 313k
  20. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 2m 03.636s +2.065s [4/7] 320k
  21. Tito Rabat ESP Reale Avintia (GP17) 2m 03.920s +2.349s [6/9] 329k
  22. Loris Baz FRA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 2m 04.315s +2.744s [6/8] 319k
  23. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 2m 04.350s +2.779s [6/7] 326k
  24. Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP16)* 2m 05.479s +3.908s [3/5] 320k



Fastest Friday time:
Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati 2m 1.385s

Official Silverstone MotoGP records:
Pole Position:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 59.941s (2017)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 2m 1.560s (2017)

By Peter McLaren



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