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Crutchlow ready for British MotoGP bow

Cal Crutchlow will be aiming for a first MotoGP podium this weekend.

And the Ramsey resident will have a partisan crowd to roar him on, as the latest round of the championship is the British MotoGP at Silverstone.

A crash in qualifying last year put him out of the race.

Crutchlow has had a pretty solid second season at this level so far, securing a couple of fourth-place finishes.

And he has the backing of 2010 champion Jorge Lorenzo.

Lorenzo has said he believes Crutchlow has the talent and potential to become a MotoGP champion in the future.

He adds that if Crutchlow finds more consistency, he will win races and attain podium finishes.

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