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.
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.
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
As quoted on MotoGP.com
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