Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday.
Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday. AFP PHOTO - GLYN KIRK

Rossi in striking distance of his 10th MotoGP world title

ITALIAN Valentino Rossi moved closer to his 10th MotoGP world title with victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

The Yamaha rider is now 12 points ahead of Spain's Jorge Lorenzo with six races left.

Defending champ Marc Marquez crashed with eight laps to go.


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