Marc Marquez is the absolute master of the Sachsenring circuit, host of the last stage of MotoGP. Live on Digi Sport, the Spaniard managed seventh consecutive victory by starting from pole position, only the last four of the premier class – and drawing the nickname King of Germany.
Marquez drove brilliantly on the shortest circuit on the calendar, but when inspiration exchange of motorcycles was the one who made the difference. After a start in the rain, Marc was among the first who came to the pits to exit the slick, fast building an advantage that proved to be ultimately unbeatable.
Marquez went weak from pole and reached No. 9 in only 11 laps. Even at an ambient temperature of only 17 degrees Celsius, but the duel at the top it was extremely hot. Valentino Rossi took the lead from turn one and then Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci, the Ducati were those who were divided into leadership positions. Petrucci ptuea policeman brings a stunning victory for Ducati motorcycle with a client, but fell just round the Marquez changed the bike.
Blinded by the duel for the place, Dovizioso and Rossi had ignored team calls for more exchange tours, and this period was decisive. They passed intermediate tires with seven laps before the end, but it was too late. Already, Marc Marquez had 20 seconds advance and victory in Sachsenring Spaniard led him from Honda to 48 points ahead of second place overall, Jorge Lorenzo, and basically over two victories against Rossi.
Cal Crutchlow ended the German Grand Prix on 2 behind Marquez, as happened 3 years ago and on the same circuit. I could have two Britons on the podium, but Scott Redding lost 3rd place with a few turns before the final batch Andrea Dovizioso’s challenge.
Jorge Lorenzo has gone through the blackest weekend when he came to the premier class in 2008. Reigning champion fell three times in one weekend, destroying both motorcycles; He had to do all skill sequences being thrown for the first time in Q1; and he finished the race 15, marking the worst result of his career this class, a run ending on wheels.