British Grand Prix 2016: Crutchlow, Lowes and achieve the poles Bagnaia
This Saturday the official batch classification disputed British Grand Prix 2016 in Silverstone Circuit boiled. Cal Crutchlow in MotoGP, Sam Lowes in Moto2 and Francesco Bagnaia in Moto3 were the fastest drivers and seized the pole face Sunday racing expected on dry asphalt.
The weather forecast did not fail and was just as advertised, the rain made an appearance. As usual, this resulted in a few falls and surprises in shaping grills. In MotoGP they fell to the ground like Marquez pilot, Laverty, while Dovizioso Miller or that Crutchlow sailed well to his audience to get his first pole of the season.
The British rider also suffered a whiplash during the session but managed to avoid falling. Crutchlow will be joined on the front row by Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales has gone very fast throughout the weekend both dry and wet conditions. Dani Pedrosa was 4th ahead of Marc Marquez while to find Jorge Lorenzo have to go down until the 9th position.
Aleix Espargaro was 11 and his brother Pol 15th. For the rest of Spanish Barbera he was 18th, 19th and Rabat Bautista 21. For Sunday rain is not expected when this race so the panorama of the grid can change a lot during the first few laps.
In Moto2 he continued dominance of Sam Lowes to his audience. Johann Zarco was in the top of the timesheets until the last moments of meeting Lowes beat him by almost 4 tenths. Zarco tried to regain the pole but ended up on the floor in a fall without consequences. The best Spanish was Alex Marquez who will start from fourth place.
Alex Rins was 19th, a difficult position from which you can lose enough points in their championship fight but remember that is newly operated collarbone. As for other Spanish riders Isaac Vinales was 7th, Julian Simon 13, 17º Xavi Vierge, Edgar Pons 20th, 25th and Axel Pons Iker Lecuona.
Francesco Bagnaia was the poleman in Moto3 in only one tenth outstripping his compatriot Andrea Bastianini . Jorge Navarro had been very well during free and aspired to the pole but the Spanish fell and soon returned to the box. When he returned to ride the bike and it was raining too much and could not move from the 18th position.
The best Spanish in the category was Joan Mir who will start from fifth place but was sixth because of the sanction on Bo Bendsneyder was 3rd. As for other Spaniards Jorge Martin was 7th, 12th and Aron Canet Maria Herrera 13th.