MOTOGP: He’s Back! Marquez Controls Sachsenring for Sixth Straight Time, Takes German Grand Prix Victory

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SACHSEN, Germany – official series release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez scored his second victory of the MotoGP season on Sunday in a Repsol Honda 1-2 in the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. That’s six victories in a row at the Sachsenring for Marquez, all of which were won from pole position. When Marquez came to Germany a year ago, he …

MOTOGP: Fast Friday; Marquez Sweeps Pair of Practice Sessions in Germany

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CHEMNITZ, Germany — official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Two-time and defending MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez led both practice sessions Friday for Sunday’s German Grand Prix. The Repsol Honda rider turned his top lap at a clip of one minute, 21.621 seconds. “I think that today has been a positive day,” Marquez said. “We felt good, and …

F1: Rosberg Rolls to Home Victory with German Grand Prix Triumph

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HOCKENHEIM, Germany – official release — Steve Etherington photo — Nico Rosberg drove to a dominant victory Sunday during the German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring for his fourth triumph of the year and his first victory in his native Grand Prix. Behind Rosberg all eyes were on his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who made a stunning drive from the …

F1: German Rosberg Speeds to Hometown Pole at Hockenheimring

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HOCKENHEIM, Germany – official release — Steve Etherington photo — Nico Rosberg gave the home fans exactly what they wanted as he raced to pole position in Germany on Saturday. His Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton had another miserable qualifying session, crashing out in Q1 when his right-front brake disc failed entering the Sachskurve. Behind Rosberg, Williams claimed second and third …

F1: Hamilton Leads German Grand Prix Practice at Hockenheim

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HOCKENHEIM, Germany – official release — Mercedes photo — Mercedes’ chances of a win in their home Grand Prix are off to a strong start. Lewis Hamilton narrowly edged Silver Arrows teammate Nico Rosberg for the fastest time in second practice on Friday, taking the top spot on the board by .024 seconds in the penultimate session before Sunday’s German Grand Prix in …

MOTOGP: Marc Marquez Remains Perfect; Goes to Nine-for-Nine in Germany

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SAXONY, Germany — official release — Repsol Honda photo — Nine-for-nine. Not even rain and wet conditions could stop reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez from winning his ninth grand prix in nine races this season Sunday at Germany’s Sachsenring. “Before going out on track I thought it would be a similar race to the Assen, but in the end …

MOTOGP: Marc Marquez Rockets to Seventh MotoGP Pole of 2014 in Germany

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SAXONY, Germany — official release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez qualified on the pole for Sunday’s MotoGP event at the Sachsenring, destroying the previous qualifying record set by Casey Stoner in the process Saturday. Marquez set the new mark during Q2 en route to claiming his seventh MotoGP pole in nine attempts so far this year. He’ll be joined on …

MOTOGP: Espargaro Paces German Grand Prix Practice

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SAXONY, Germany – official release — MotoGP photo — Aleix Espargaro set the pace in both MotoGP practice sessions Friday at the Sachsenring. After going fastest in the opening practice, Espargaro lapped the circuit in 1:22.041 on the NGM Forward Racing ‘Open’ Forward-Yamaha on a softer option rear at the end of the second practice session. The riders kept their …