Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira missed a second top-three podium finish of the season by just five hundredths of a second at the British Grand Prix in Moto3 category of the MotoGP championship, here Sunday.
Runaway world championship leader Marc Marquez secured his 10th pole position out of a possible 12 this season on Saturday as he recorded the fastest time in qualifying for the British MotoGP at Silverstone.
Nico Rosberg raised the stakes in his duel with Lewis Hamilton when he bounced back to top the times on Saturday ahead of his Mercedes team-mate in the third and final free practice session ahead of the German Grand Prix.
The most awaited British Grand Prix race-day got off to a dismal start in the first lap after Ferrari`s Kimi Raikkonen, suffered a huge shunt. The Finn clipped a bump as it unsettled his car and sent him flying into the barriers.
McLaren`s Formula One racer Jenson Button has reportedly insisted that he still has plenty to offer as he prepares his 250th Grand Prix this weekend to become only the fifth man to reach that milestone.
McLaren star Jenson Button has tipped Ferrari`s Fernando Alonso as favourite to win at Silverstone ahead of championship leader Sebastian Vettel, winner of the last round in Canada, or Lewis Hamilton , who is yet to triumph this year.