Halfway through the season, Monster Yamaha Tech 3 MotoGP rookies Johann Zarco and Jonas Folger have had an amazing start to the season which has saw them achieve so much just nine rounds in... their mid-season review!
On what has been announced will be his last season in the Moto2 for at least the next two or three years, after signing a new MotoGP contract, Franco Morbidelli claimed victory number five of the season at the Cathedral of Speed, the TT Circuit Assen. Full round up of the weekend's action in the Moto2.
Two days of dicing with the weather at the Sachsenring in preparation for the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, has resulted in Marc Marquez securing yet another pole in Sachsenring, extending his long run of success at the German track.
Ideal conditions meant that riders were immediately able to improve from day one of Free Practice during the significant Free Practice 3, where injured Valentino Rossi was quickest ahead of the Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley in Mugello.
Australian MotoGP rider Jack Miller proved just how extraordinary these sportspeople are when he walked away from a horrific crash practically unscathed and finished up with a top 10 result in Le Mans.
A crash filled final Free Practice Session was followed by two incredibly intense Qualifying sessions that saw Pedrosa and Zarco initially progress through to Q2, before Zarco joined pole position man Vinales, and Rossi on the front row ahead of the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France.