|Sachsenring Moto GP, Germany: winner Fabio Quartararo|
Fabio Quartararo dominated the Sachsenring appointment, especially after Bagnaia's departure, and increased his lead at the top of the World Cup. Yamaha haven't won at the Sachsenring since 2009 with Valentino Rossi. For Quartararo, it was the 1st win in the top class, the 3rd this year.
To close the top ten is Jorge Martin, sixth, followed by Binder and Fabio Di Giannantonio who collect eighth place, ahead of Ktm of Miguel Oliveira and Enea Bastianini of Team Gresini (tenth). Apart from Bagnaia, the retirements of Pol Espargaro (Honda), Joan Mir (Suzuki) and Maverick Vinales (Aprilia) are noteworthy. “Now I'm tired, I've been unwell all week with a slight cough. Now I have no words, we have chosen to take the risk with the medium tires and in fact there was a higher drop than expected.
Today in France is Father's Day and I want to congratulate my father," said Fabio Quartararo, Yamaha's French rider, after his victory at the German GP. "I was very aggressive at the start. When Bagnaia crashed, I tried to stay close to Fabio (Quartararo, ed) who I know has a medium tyre, so I hope to have a chance to overtake him. But unfortunately not. I'm not like that. now I'm really tired".
This was revealed by Johann Zarco, a Ducati Pramac rider from France, after finishing second in the German GP. The German MotoGP Grand Prix ended a few laps from the start for Francesco Bagnaia. At the Sachsenring track, the Turin Ducati rider crashed alone at Turn 1, without any physical consequences, losing contact with the rear tyre. 'Pecco' has returned to his garage. Fell also for Suzuki Joan Mir.