Jorge Lorenzo
Jorge Lorenzo won the 2015 Czech Republic Grand PrixGetty

The fight for the rider's championship is set to get excited between the Yamaha duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi. Both will be looking for a win in the 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Where to watch live

The first practice session of the Indianapolis MotoGP starts at 8:55am BST, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

The second practice session will be telecast live at 1:05pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Silverstone
  • First MotoGP Race: 1977
  • Circuit Length: 5.9km
  • Number Of Laps: 20
  • Race Distance: 118.0km
  • Most Wins: Valentino Rossi (7)
  • 2014 Winner: Marc Marquez (Honda)
  • 2014 Pole: Marc Marquez (Honda)

Rider's championship review

After a victory in the Czech Republic Grand Prix, Lorenzo registered his fifth win of the season. He is level on points with teammate Rossi on 211 points, but leads the championship leader board because of the better number of wins compared to the Italian rider.

Defending champion and Honda rider Marc Marquez, who finished third at Brno Circuit is in third spot, trailing the Yamaha duo by 52 points. Ducati rider Andrea Iannone is fourth with 142 points.