German MotoGP 2017 Quick Facts & Stats, Marc Marquez Back in Happy Hunting Ground


German MotoGP 2017 Quick Facts & Stats, Marc Marquez Back in Happy Hunting Ground, World Championship Battel Heats Up as We Move to Gopro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland 2017

It back to back weekend MotoGP action. After Dutch GP now riders gear up for the action at German Moto GP 2017. The event will take place this weekend starting from 28th June 2017 to 30th June 2017. Let’s take a look at some of the fact and stats of German MotoGP.

German Moto GP 2017 The Circuit:

Sachsenring is located near Hohenstein-Ernstthal in Saxony. The nearby cities are Chemnitz and Zwickau. The closest airports to the Sachsenring circuit are Dresden (100km) and Leipzig / Halle Airport (140km). The history of racing here dates back to 1920. Earlier the race used to take place on public roads. The first race at this circuit took place in 1998.

  • Lenght Circuit: 3.7 Kilometre
  • Corner: 13, Left 10 and Right 3
  • Width: 12 metre
  • Longest Straight: 700 meter
  • No Of Laps: 30
  • Total Distance: 110.1 Kilometre
  • Circuit Record: 1’20.336 Marck Marquez (2015)
  • Fastest Lap: 1’21.530 Marck Marquez (2015)
  • 2016 Winner: Marck Marquez

 German MotoGP 2017 Most Successful Riders:

Marc Marquez enjoys amazing success here he is the most successful rider in German MotoGP. Current Moto GP world champion holds total 7 wins here. 4 in Moto GP, 2 in Moto 2 and 1 125cc class.

Rider                                Current Team                                     MotoGP Wins

Marc Marquez                     Repsol Honda                                               4

Valentino Rossi                  Movistar Yamaha                                          4

Dani Pedrosa                        Repsol Honda                                              4

German Moto GP Facts:

  • Last 4 races have been dominated by Marc Marquez
  • Marc Marquez has scored 7 wins here
  • Marc Marquez has never missed pole position from last 7 years
  • More interestingly Marc has won all the races Sachsenring which he started at pole position
  • Dani Pedrosa has scored 6 wins
  • Best Results by German Rider fourth position by Stefan Bradl in 2013 after 1998
  • The Sachsenring circuit is one of the few circuits which has anti-clockwise direction
  • Honda has been the most successful constructor team they 11 wins
  • For last six years pole position is grabbed by Honda Riders
  • Last non-Honda rider to claim the pole was Jorge Lorenzo in 2010
  • Yamaha has 3 wins and Ducati has only 1 win

As quoted on MotoGP.com

Rider’s Standing After Dutch MotoGP 2017, Motul TT Assen:

Here are top 5 riders of MotoGP 2017 World Championship, the table topper Maverick Vinales lost his top position to Andrea Dovizioso, as he failed to score at Dutch Moto GP. Dutch MotoGP winner Valentino Rossi moved to third place in the points table.

Pos                Rider                            Bike                        Nation              Points

1               Andrea Dovizioso              Ducati                         Italy                         115
2               Maverick Vinales              Yamaha                      Spain                        111
3               Valentino Rossi                 Yamaha                      Italy                         108
4               Mac Marquez                     Honda                        Spain                       104
5               Dani Pedrosa                     Honda                         Spain                        87