2021 Moto GP 8th Round at the Sachsenring tomorrow
Tomorrow we take you to the superb Sachsenring 8th round Moto GP World Championship. The Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland event kicks off with the warm ups from 7.40am GMT ( 8.40am EST). 2021 Moto GP Germany.
Fabio Quartararo is the leader so far in this years Moto GP World Championship, with 115 points 3 wins and 4 podiums for the Yamaha team as we head to Germany.
Portugal’s Johann Zarco takes second place with 101 points and 4 podiums for Team Ducati. Team Ducati also holds third place before Germany Australia’s Jack Miller with 90 points, 2 wins and 4 podiums.
After a superb performance from Portugal’s KTM rider Miguel Oliveira in the 7th round Catalunya Grand Prix in Barcelona on 6th June, Oliveira is in great form, leading the practice today by 0.220 seconds.
With some catching up to do, holding 7th place in the standings with 54 points, 2 wins and 2 podiums we can see Oliveira closing the gap potentially taking the podium in Saxony tomorrow.
Following the qualifiers today, tomorrow’s Moto GP World Championship sees riders battling the twists and sharp turns of the Sachsenring.
Spain’s Marc Marquez for the Repsol Honda Team is the undefeated master of the ring, winning the last 10 races.
Despite his hand injury after falling heavily on 1st May during the third practice session in Jerez, Spain more or less in the same spot where he broke his right arm, Marquez was declared fit to ride.
28-year old Marquez is one of the most successful bike racers of all time, with eight Grand Prix world championships under his belt.
With some catching up to do this year, the Spaniard is the king of this track.
Speaking in Germany ahead of tomorrow’s big day Marquez said “maybe this weekend it will be the weekend I will feel better with the shoulder and with the arm”
“So, we can say that this will be the first weekend without physical limitations“, indicating that he’s in good form to take his 11th win at the Sachsenring.
Marquez came in at 12th place on Friday’s test race having elected against a late time attack. Our money’s on the Spaniard coming out on top in tomorrow’s Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix.
2021 Moto GP Germany Race Schedule (Times in C.E.T)
|Start time:||Race name:||Type:|
|08:40 – 09:00||Moto 3||Warm-up|
|09:10 – 09:30||Moto 2||Warm-up|
|9.40 – 10.00||Moto GP||Warm-up|
|10.05 – 10.30||Moto GP||Best of|
|15.10 – 15.45||After the flag||Commentary|
After tomorrow’s action, Moto GP heads to Holland for the 9th round at the TT circuit in Assen. Known in the racing world as “The Cathedral”, the Assen TT circuit has uninterruptedly hosted the Moto GP World Championships every year since 1949.
Watch the qualifier with live coverage on BT Sport 2 on Sunday 20th June from 07:30am GMT (8.30AM CET). Watch every race on BT Sport or, even better, you can sign-up to a MotoGP VideoPass and get live streaming, giving you the option of recording and playing back if you are unlucky enough to miss the action.