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Mission: momentum! Moto2™ take on Silverstone

Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia), on the other side of the coin, faces the same conundrum as Raul Fernandez as he arrives on the crest of a wave, in his case a first intermediate class podium, to a venue he doesn’t know well. Can he reel in the others with a little less experience of Silverstone who’ve been pipping him on Sunday – the likes of Raul Fernandez and Bezzecchi – to stay in that frontrunning postcode? He’s now equal on points with Fabio Di Giannantonio (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2) too, but the Italian could make his experience at Silverstone – including a top six in 2019 – count in trying to pull that gap back out. And what can Aron Canet (Kipin Energy Aspar Team Moto2) do? He needs to find some consistency as he’s already managed to find some impressive podium finishes, but he’s just inside the top five, one point ahead of Augusto Fernandez and only three ahead of Ogura down in eighth. The fight behind Lowes in the standings is only getting tighter…