If in recent years you had forsaken MotoGP because the leader board seemed to feature the same names in the top five race after race, you may want to take a look now with 12 of 18 2017 season races being complete. After this weekend British GP at Silverstone the overall rider standings are:
- Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) 183pts
- Marc Marquez (Honda) 174pts
- Maverick Vinales (Yamaha) 170pts
- Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) 157pts
- Dani Pedrosa (Honda) 148pts
While some things change others continue to be the same as Rossi with this race became the first rider to ever start 300 MotoGP races.