MotoGP Scenes: Sachsenring 2015 Race Day 2

Posted on 17 Jul, 2015 by Scott Jones

 

Sachsenring 2015 lap 1 MotoGPPart 1 of Jorge Lorenzo’s plan to get in front and stay there worked. He got to the front.

 

Sachsenring 2015 lap 1 rear viewThe view from the rear at Sachsenring is not a pretty one. You can see just how much work you have cut out for yourself if you plan to move up. Work to be done.

 

Sachsenring 2015 lap 2 MotoGPFor Lorenzo, Part 1 kept working on the second lap as well while the pack started to space out a bit. Rossi had passed Iannone and was looking for more.

 

Jorge Lorenzo Sachsenring 2015Soon it was a four-man race, Lorenzo still hanging tough at the front.

 

Sachsenring 2015 Rossi leads packBut with three riders who were just plain faster, Lorenzo found Part 2 of his plan, the staying in front, to be problematic.

 

Pedrosa Rossi crowd Sachsenring 2015As Lorenzo faded and Marquez pulled away at the front, the battle for the podium came down to Pedrosa and Rossi.

 

Pol Espargaro Sachsenring 2015Behind the leaders some great battles raged. Pol Espargaro used every inch of track, including the small jump before Turn 13.

 

Maverick Vinales Aleix Espargaro Sachsenring 2015One of the best fights was between the Suzuki teammates, with Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaro trading places several times until the final corner. Old age and skill beats youth and skill, again!

 

Marc Marquez Sachsenring 2015Marquez’ victory wheelie was underwhelming. This is its peak.

 

Valentino Rossi wheelie Sachsenring 2015Rossi appeared happier, for while he didn’t win, he’d taken points from Lorenzo.

 

Photographs: ©2015 by Scott Jones / PHOTO.GP – All Rights Reserved

Camera Info: Nikon D4 with Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 and Nikon 500mm f/4.0

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