MotoGP title leader Andrea Dovizioso fastest for Ducati in FP1 for the German MotoGP.

The Sachsenring has been resurfaced for 2017. Since there has been no prior testing on the new asphalt, Michelin has four types of front and rear slick tyres available this weekend, while FP1 and FP2 have been extended by ten minutes.

There were falls for Andrea Iannone, Scott Redding, Alvaro Bautista and Tito Rabat, plus early mechanical issues for Valentino Rossi.

Mika Kallio is making a wild-card appearance for KTM...

1.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 21.599s[Lap 23/24]293km/h (Top Speed)2.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 21.637s +0.038s[23/26]294km/h3.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 21.789s +0.190s[27/28]294km/h4.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 21.832s +0.233s[22/25]290km/h5.Alvaro BautistaESPPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 21.840s +0.241s[26/27]294km/h6.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 21.898s +0.299s[27/31]292km/h7.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 21.973s +0.374s[26/29]291km/h8.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 21.992s +0.393s[21/24]292km/h9.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 22.068s +0.469s[21/24]291km/h10.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 22.075s +0.476s[24/25]292km/h11.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 22.175s +0.576s[24/28]291km/h12.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 22.209s +0.610s[23/26]292km/h13.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 22.240s +0.641s[23/25]290km/h14.Hector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 22.336s +0.737s[26/28]294km/h15.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 22.465s +0.866s[24/24]288km/h16.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 22.535s +0.936s[15/23]291km/h17.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 22.593s +0.994s[23/28]292km/h18.Karel AbrahamCZEPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 22.612s +1.013s[20/23]290km/h19.Alex RinsESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 22.642s +1.043s[27/29]292km/h20.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 22.745s +1.146s[23/25]286km/h21.Bradley SmithGBRRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 22.888s +1.289s[24/25]288km/h22.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 22.989s +1.390s[18/20]285km/h23.Mika KallioFINRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 23.218s +1.619s[22/24]286km/h24.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 23.299s +1.700s[20/22]291km/h

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team.Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
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Official Sachsenring MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 20.336s (2015)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 21.530s (2015)

By Peter McLaren

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