Marc Marquez aims to continue Sachsenring perfection as Stefan Bradl steps into the Repsol Honda Team for his home round.
After scoring an important second place finish in Assen, the Repsol Honda Team have already shifted their focus to round nine – the German GP. The 3.7km long circuit is one of reigning champion Marc Marquez’s best tracks on the calendar. Since joining the premier class in 2013, Marquez has converted pole position to victory on each of his six visits to the German track.
With Jorge Lorenzo focusing on recovering from his injuries sustained in Assen, HRC Test Rider Stefan Bradl will join the Repsol Honda Team on the second RC213V. The German rider has already raced once this year, in Jerez where he finished 10th, and has twice finished in the top five at the Sachsenring while riding a Honda in 2012 and 2013.
The Repsol Honda Team continues to wish Jorge Lorenzo a speedy recovery in accomplishing his aim of returning at the Czech GP.
Action at the Sachsenring begins on Friday, July 05 at 09:55 local time with Free Practice 1. Lights go out on the 30 lap MotoGP race at 14:00 local time Sunday, July 07 before the MotoGP World Championship heads into the summer break.
Car and bike races have been held on closed public roads in the area around the town of Chemnitz, Germany since the 1920s and were still taking place until as recently as 1990. It was decided, however, that the five mile course through such a densely populated area was no… read more.
|Length||3.671 kilometres / 2.281 miles|
|Longest straight||0.700 kilometres / 0.435 miles|
|Modified||2001 (resurfaced in 2017)|
Lerchenstraße, 09337 Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m20.195s (164.7km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2019)|
|Race Lap||1m21.228s (162.6km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2019)|
|Race Time||41m 01.087s (161km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2015)|
|2019 Race Winner||Marc Marquez (Honda)|