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British GP FP1: Shy Start

August 25, 2017 - Races
British GP FP1: Shy Start

Green track and shy riding; better time at 2 seconds of last year, hoping for a more intense afternoon…

Viñales heads Lorenzo in FP1 at Silverstone

2016 winner half a second clear as action opens

Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) picked up where he left off last year at the British GP, topping FP1 by a stunning half-second margin. Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) – the most prolific winner at the track in the premier class – was second quickest, ahead of home hero Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda).