2022 German MotoGP, Sachsenring Circuit - Warm-up Results

Warm-up results from the German MotoGP at Sachsenring, round 10 (of 20) in the 2022 world championship.
German MotoGP, Sachsenring - Warm-up Results
1Jorge MartinSPAPramac Ducati (GP22)1'21.264s6/14298k
2Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.177s4/14298k
3Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Racing (RS-GP)+0.193s8/14299k
4Marco BezzecchiITAMooney VR46 Ducati (GP21)*+0.254s4/14300k
5Maverick ViñalesSPAAprilia Racing (RS-GP)+0.302s6/14301k
6Jack MillerAUSDucati Lenovo (GP22)+0.315s9/14301k
7Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.393s7/14298k
8Enea BastianiniITAGresini Ducati (GP21)+0.410s6/14303k
9Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.521s9/13298k
10Fabio QuartararoFRAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.623s4/13297k
11Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Lenovo (GP22)+0.675s8/14302k
12Pol EspargaroSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.742s5/11298k
13Franco MorbidelliITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.877s9/13295k
14Luca MariniITAMooney VR46 Ducati (GP22)+0.896s9/15298k
15Raul FernandezSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)*+0.946s4/14294k
16Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+1.001s10/13293k
17Johann ZarcoFRAPramac Ducati (GP22)+1.022s6/12298k
18Fabio Di GiannantonioITAGresini Ducati (GP21)*+1.024s6/12297k
19Darryn BinderRSAWithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)*+1.075s3/11295k
20Remy GardnerAUSKTM Tech3 (RC16)*+1.079s6/14293k
21Alex MarquezSPALCR Honda (RC213V)+1.174s4/13297k
22Andrea DoviziosoITAWithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)+1.267s8/9296k
23Stefan BradlGERRepsol Honda (RC213V)+1.375s9/11297k

* Rookie

Official Sachsenring MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati 1m 19.765s (2022)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 21.228s (2019)

Jorge Martin tops morning warm-up for the 2022 German MotoGP at Sachsenring, ahead of Miguel Oliveira and Aleix Espargaro.

The 20-minute session was the last chance for riders to work on tyre endurance for this afternoon's punishing 30-lap race, due to take place in scorching heatwave conditions.

Hard tyres may thus seem like the obvious race choice, but the extra initial grip of the medium (albeit followed by a much bigger drop-off) means Fabio Quartararo has predicted there could be a 50/50 split between hard and medium rear tyres for the race.

That variety was also reflected by tyre choice for warm-up, when air temperatures were already over 30-degrees, with Martin (eighth on the grid) setting his 1m 21.264s best using hard-hard tyres, followed by Oliveira (hard-hard), Aleix Espargaro (hard-medium), Marco Bezzecchi (hard-medium) and Maverick Vinales (hard-medium).

Jack Miller, who has qualified sixth but will need to serve a long-lap penalty for falling under yellow flags in FP4, was again sixth this morning (medium-hard), ahead of Brad Binder (hard-hard), Enea Bastianini (medium-hard) and Joan Mir (hard-hard).

Reigning champion and 2022 title leader Fabio Quartararo (hard-medium), who will start next to pole qualifier Francesco Bagnaia (hard-hard), completed the top ten just ahead of the Italian.

Martin's Pramac Ducati team-mate Johann Zarco, who completes this afternoon's front row, was a late faller in warm-up.

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Sunday will see a new winner of the German MotoGP for the first time since 2013, with Marc Marquez - unbeaten at the Sachsenring since the 125cc class in 2011 - absent from the event as he continues to recover from a fourth operation on his right arm. Marquez is again replaced by HRC test rider and home Sachsenring hero Stefan Bradl.

Meanwhile, Fabio Quartararo leads the MotoGP standings by 22 points over Aleix Espargaro, after victory in Catalunya was combined with a last-lap blunder by the Aprilia rider.

But the pair have both now pulled clear of triple 2022 race winner Enea Bastianini, whose third DNF in five races has left the Gresini Ducati rider 53 from Quartararo, with Johann Zarco (Pramac Ducati) and Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo) close behind.

Bastianini’s crew chief Alberto Giribuola is absent this weekend due to Covid. Gresini technical coordinator Sergio Verbena is standing in as his replacement.

Over at Pramac Ducati, Jorge Martin is riding for the first time since surgery to solve a nerve problem in his right hand.

Bagnaia and Alex Rins were taken out by Takaaki Nakagami’s scary turn-one accident at the Barcelona race. Rins (who suffered a wrist fracture) and Nakagami (kept in hospital overnight) both missed the post-race test as a result of the incident before making a comeback this weekend.

However, Rins withdrew from the remainder of the event following FP3 and will now set his sights on being fit for Assen next weekend, while Nakagami further injured his shoulder on Saturday.

Sachsenring is the shortest circuit on the MotoGP calendar, being just 3.7km in length and with a longest straight of 700m. The circuit also has a heavy anti-clockwise bias of 10 left-hand corners, compared to 3 right turns, one of them being the infamous ‘waterfall’ downhill plunge at Turn 11.

Sachsenring also marks the midway point of the planned 20-round world championship season.

2022 German Grand Prix – MotoGP schedule (UK Time)

Friday 17 June

8am - 8.40am - Moto3 Free Practice 1

8.55am - 9.40am - MotoGP Free Practice 1

9.55am - 10.35am - Moto2 Free Practice 1

12.15pm - 12.55pm - Moto3 Free Practice 2

1.10pm - 1.55pm - MotoGP Free Practice 2

2.10pm - 2.50pm - Moto2 Free Practice 2


Saturday 18 June

8am - 8.40am - Moto3 Free Practice 3

8.55am - 9.40am - MotoGP Free Practice 3

9.55am - 10.35am - Moto2 Free Practice 3

11.35am - 11.50am - Moto3 Qualifying 1

12pm - 12.15pm - Moto3 Qualifying 2

12.30pm - 1pm - MotoGP Free Practice 4

1.10pm - 1.25pm - MotoGP Qualifying 1

1.35pm - 1.50pm - MotoGP Qualifying 2

2.10pm - 2.25pm - Moto2 Qualifying 1

2.35pm - 2.50pm - Moto2 Qualifying 2


Sunday 19 June

8am - 8.10am - Moto3 warm-up

8.20am - 8.30am - Moto2 warm-up

8.40am-9am - MotoGP warm-up

10am - Moto3 race

11.20am - Moto2 race

1pm - MotoGP race

Barcelona: MotoGP World Championship standings
Pos RiderNatTeamPointsDiff.
1=Fabio QuartararoFRAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)147 
2=Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Racing (RS-GP)125(-22)
3=Enea BastianiniITAGresini Ducati (GP21)94(-53)
4^1Johann ZarcoFRAPramac Ducati (GP22)91(-56)
5˅1Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Lenovo (GP22)81(-66)
6^1Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)73(-74)
7˅1Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)69(-78)
8^2Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)69(-78)
9˅1Jack MillerAUSDucati Lenovo (GP22)65(-82)
10˅1Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)60(-87)
11=Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM (RC16)57(-90)
12^3Jorge MartinSPAPramac Ducati (GP22)51(-96)
13^1Maverick ViñalesSPAAprilia Racing (RS-GP)46(-101)
14^2Luca MariniITAMooney VR46 Ducati (GP22)41(-106)
15˅3Pol EspargaroSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)40(-107)
16˅3Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)38(-109)
17=Marco BezzecchiITAMooney VR46 Ducati (GP21)*30(-117)
18=Alex MarquezSPALCR Honda (RC213V)26(-121)
19=Franco MorbidelliITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)22(-125)
20^2Darryn BinderRSAWithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)*10(-137)
21˅1Fabio di GiannantonioITAGresini Ducati (GP21)*8(-139)
22˅1Andrea DoviziosoITAWithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)8(-139)
23=Remy GardnerAUSKTM Tech3 (RC16)*8(-139)
24NARaul FernandezSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)*1(-146)


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