It is April 2016, as Tom Lüthi (32) travels for the last time as the championship Leader, on a GP weekend. Now, the Emmental is driving on the sachsenring for the first time in over three years, as the overall leader of a Qualifying.
conceded, But the 15-minute time hunting for the Pole Position Lüthi a setback. He is not in his attempts to be easy on tours. “After the Training I was very confident. But then I was with the front wheel at the absolute Limit, it is threatened in almost every curve, fold,” says Tom. It is probably the significantly warmer Asphalt, the Luthi’s tires out of the window.
Tom must SRF2 on Sunday (12.20 PM, live) 12. The starting area for the race. So far, two eighth places this season, his weakest quality results. Although he only loses 0,442 seconds: But that brings on the short Sachsenring, but only the fourth row of the grid.
rival Alex Marquez on Pole
all The more bitter: Luthi’s first tracker in the world Cup, world champion brother Alex Marquez (6 points behind), must come after a fall in Training in Q1. There, the Spaniard will make the leap in the Pole battle but easily and get the best time. Marquez ahead of Valentino Rossi’s half brother Luca Marini and Luthi’s team-mate Marcel Schrötter on the Pole. Alex says: “I expect that Tom will be in the race very quickly.”
Luthi: “For the race is still not lost. But it is in the first few corners really tight. It is a bigger risk to start from far back.” After all, only 20 degrees, instead of on Saturday, 28 degrees for the day of the race announced. “We can’t leave us!”
For Dominique Aegerter, the Quali ends, as expected in Q1. The sachsenring winner of the 2015 miss the jump into the Q2 is the best 14 pilot clearly, and on Sunday from 21. Start place in the race.
Marquez on a MotoGP record hunting
In the Premier class it’s called: Marc Marquez – who else? The MotoGP world champion grabs the Pole Position. The sachsenring specialist may to Sunday 10. The GP on the narrow and short runway in Hohenstein-Ernstthal win.
It is the 57. MotoGP Pole of the Spaniard, the only one missing him, the king class record of Mick Doohan set. On rank 2 of the new Super-Youngster Fabio Quartararo (Fr) lands, the third is Assen winner Maverick Vinales. His team-mate Valentino Rossi had to settle for 11th place, the Superstar is in a crisis.
A Disaster is the qualification for Vice world champion Andrea Dovizioso: The Italians missed out on his Ducati in the Q2 and have to losbrausen on Sunday of Startplart 13. Takaaki Nakagami, has a limp due to an injury on crutches to his bike, displaced Dovizioso out of the Top 12.
Raffin fumbles in the MotoE-qualifying
At the sachsenring, the new MotoE at the Start is for the first time, this is formula E, the motor wheels. The Zurich Jesko Raffin experienced in the Super-Pole but a Disaster. He departs too early from the pit lane, his time will be deleted. He must first electric GP bike history (8 rounds) of 17. The launch site and leave