Rossi Takes Championship Lead At Rain Soaked British GP

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The British Grand Prix always throws a surprise rain shower to mix things up. On 30th of August, 2015 it was first declared a dry race and with all riders coming into pits prior to start, race was aborted and restarted as a wet race.

Lorenzo and Marquez made a fantastic getaway at the very beginning, while Valentino Rossi sat behind Pol Espargaro at turn one. Marquez was pushes to the limits by Rossi and Espargaro.

Valentino Rossi soon made his way to the front as Marquez shadowed his every move. Unfortunately the youngest MotoGP champion failed to finish the race in treacherous conditions and declared that his chance to win 2015 title are over.

Jack Miller and Cal Crutchlow were flying on the wet British track. The Australian and British rider made several places and were looking sur for podium finishes. An overzealous overtake attempt by Miller made sure his teammate ended in the kitty litter, which ruined both their race.

Rossi showcased his talent and experience that he has amassed over the years. The Italian was flawless and nobody could challenge him these wet conditions, he now leads Lorenzo by 12 valuable points.

Pramac Ducati's Danilo Petrucci secured his first podium finish amongst all the drama. He was closely followed by Factory Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso and fourth place was secured by Jorge Lorenzo limiting his damage.

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Story first published: Monday, August 31, 2015, 9:06 [IST]
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