Moto GP fans all over the world are anxious for Sunday to arrive. After two years the British Grand Prix race will once again kick-off, at the famous Silverstone circuit. Massive rain and bad weather circumstances prevented last year’s event from happening, even though we saw the qualifiers and all the training sessions. This year, the weather should be ok, with no rain involved and nothing but perfect conditions on the track.
Silverstone is one of the few races where we don’t have some dominant individual who is repeating wins and podiums from year to year. Simply, each time the race takes place, we have a different winner, and somebody else comes up. In 2013 that was Jorge Lorenzo with Yamaha, in 2014 Marquez on Honda, Rossi the next year on Yamaha, Maverick Vinales in 2016 with Suzuki and Andrea Dovizioso on Ducati in 2017. You can get the clear picture now how it is hard to provide results here in continuity.
The biggest favorite for this year’s win is Marc Marquez who is terrorizing all of his opponents this season. The Spaniard has six wins in 12 races, and five second places along with that. The only time he wasn’t on the podium was in the USA when he didn’t finish the race at all. Marquez really looks unstoppable, and his form is terrific. But in the latest two contests, it appears that Andrea Dovizioso starts to find his rhythm. The Italian who is riding Ducati managed to overtake the leader in the standings in the last curve at the Australian Grand Prix. He would previously finish behind him in the Czech Republic.
It was his second win of the season, but he looked much better than during some other races.
Some other experts are foreseeing the rise of Fabio Quartararo. So far, the Frenchman had excellent qualifying sessions, and his speed is superb on the short distances. He recorded three podiums, and according to some pundits, Silverston might be suitable for his style of racing.
The same applies to the famous Valentino Rossi. He won races here, but to be honest, right now the legend of this sport is looking quite pale, which is why we don’t believe in his success in Great Britain.
On the other side, all should pay attention to Alex Rins and Danilo Petrucci, as well as to Maverick Vinales. All three guys have won this season, and are capable of making a surprise. That especially goes for Vinales who knows this track and wants to bounce back after two bad episodes at the previous two races. The Spaniard won at Assen before that and was second in Germany.
All in all, we will stick with Dovizioso and Vinales in this case. Because of odds and everything else, we believe that betting on them to finish in the top three would be an excellent choice, especially for Vinales, who isn’t concerned to be a big favorite here. On the other hand, Marquez has the highest chances of winning the race, but the odds are low. And also, we truly believe that Silverstone is not his favorite track, which is why our hunch tells us to pass that bet. The ultimate suggestions are to pick Vinales and Dovizioso to finish among the top three in the end. For all of you who like longshots, and risks, try with Vinales’ victory in Great Britain.