Enthusiasts: Moto2 Silverstone FT1: Jake Dixon runs on home route. Best time

Oberberger at the front: motorcycle racers Florian Alt and Markus Reiterberger in the duel

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Jake Dixon ließ sich die erste Bestzeit auf seiner Heimstrecke nicht nehmen © Motorsport Images Jake Dixon did not let the first best time on his home route

Jake Dixon started with a best time in his home-grand prix weekend on the Silverstone Circuit . In the first free training of the Moto2, the Briton marked the best time with 2: 05.409 minutes. Augusto Fernandez was only 66 thousandth behind it in second place. Aron Canet completed the top 3.

The session started with a series of falls. First Sam Lowes flew in the fast Maggots Becketts passage. He held his hand and was brought to the Medical Center for check-up. Shortly afterwards, Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Zonta van den Goorbergh went down in curve 11.

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In the classification, Dixon took the lead early. Only in the final phase did Fernandez push him off the top, but only briefly. Dixon was able to add more on his home route and got the top position. Third was already 0.466 seconds behind the session best time. Alonso Lopez classified fourth place as the best Boscoscuro driver in the field dominated by Kalex. Joe Roberts completed the top 5 as fifth.

Ai Ogura led the second half of the top 10, followed by Bo Bendsneyder, Barry Baltus, Tony Arbolino and Albert Arenas, who fell late. Rory Skinner, on the road with a wildcard in Silverstone, was also one of the fall pilots. He ended his first Moto2 training with 3.403 seconds behind in 25th place.

Marcel Schrötter was 14th and was 1.353 seconds behind. He was still in 16th place in front of Celestino Vietti. The Italian is tied at the World Cup with Fernandez.

could not go on the track, the reigning Moto3 champion Pedro Acosta. He was not declared fit because his broken thigh has not yet healed. The Moto2 rookie had suffered this during motocross training.

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