The top two riders in Q1 - Rins and Pol Espargaro - now progress to the Q2 pole position shootout, where they will join the ten fastest riders after third practice.

The others will start, in the following order, from 13th on the grid onwards with the likes of Mir and Vinales just 17th and 21st.

Savadori and later countryman Morbidelli fell at the fast Turn 12 and 13 respectively, both walking away.

Qualifying 1 was delayed due to power issues in some garages.

German MotoGP, Sachsenring - Qualifying (1) Results
1Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
2Pol EspargaroSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)
3Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)
4Luca MariniITAVR46 Avintia Ducati (GP19)
5Enea BastianiniITAAvintia Ducati (GP19)
6Valentino RossiITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)
7Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
8Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)
9Danilo PetrucciITAKTM Tech3 (RC16)
10Iker LecuonaSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)
11Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
12Lorenzo SavadoriITAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)

* Rookie
Fastest practice time:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 20.348s

Official Sachsenring MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 20.115s (2019)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 21.228s (2019)

By Peter McLaren