Final weekend’s British GP was the primary MotoGP occasion within the UK since 2019 after the COVID-19 pandemic pressured final 12 months’s race to be cancelled.
Silverstone welcomed a offered out crowd for the occasion, with over 142,000 folks attending the occasion throughout the weekend.
Along side Towcester Neighborhood Larder, which takes surplus groceries and offers entry to them at closely subsidised charges, MotoGP contributed over 1000kg of extra foods and drinks to assist the area people.
MotoGP’s VIP Village contributed 205kg of surplus meals stuff, whereas the circuit’s Pit Cease Café added 50kg on high.
Inside the paddock, the Severino Catering firm as nicely plenty of groups throughout Moto2, Moto3 and MotoGP – Crimson Bull, Yamaha and Ducati hospitality suppliers performing as key contributors – donated virtually 800kg of inventory.
A press launch from MotoGP says the meals contributed has already been distributed to the area people.
Johann Zarco, Pramac Racing
Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images
It comes throughout spell of a scarcity of meals provide coming into a lot of Britain’s outlets owing to the consequences of the pandemic and primarily Brexit.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo dominated the primary British GP for 2 years to increase his championship lead, whereas Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro took an historic first podium for the marque in third.
Through the British GP weekend, Silverstone managing director Stuart Pringle instructed Autosport that he was hopeful of the circuit securing a brand new five-year deal to host MotoGP.
A brand new deal is nearing signing after Silverstone and MotoGP introduced the dates for the 2022 British GP, which is able to now happen on 5-7 August – possible changing into the primary race again after the summer season break.
The 2021 British GP was additionally the primary since 2013 to be broadcast dwell on terrestrial tv within the UK on the free-to-air ITV community.
MotoGP has been behind a paywall within the UK since BT Sport took over unique broadcasting rights in 2014, although in a bid to spice up publicity in Britain Dorna Sports activities allowed two rounds to be proven dwell on free-to-air TV – the French and British GPs.