Gallery: MotoGP Sachsenring

A look back at this year's crazy German Grand Prix

Once again Mother Nature threw a curve ball in MotoGP riders' strategies at the German Grand Prix. Marc Marquez played his cards right to take his seventh-straight win at Sachsenring before the MotoGP paddock heads off on Summer break. Here's a look back at the action and drama in photos...

MotoGP Sachsenring 2016
As the saying goes, "Don't like the weather, wait five minutes..." Well, it took a little longer for it to change, but the wet conditions didn't last making for yet another crazy flag-to-flag race.Photo Courtesy of Movistar Yamaha
Marc Marquez 2016


Marc Marquez' plan to come in early proved to be the winning formula for the Repsol Honda rider. But it was still a gamble.Photo Courtesy of Michelin
Pol Espargaro 2016
That same gamble didn't work out so well for Pol Espargaro who crashed right after his bike change.Photo Courtesy of Yamaha
Valentino Rossi 2016

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Valentino Rossi would have preferred a full-wet race. The Italian felt his best shot to win was in those conditions.Photo Courtesy of Yamaha
Jorge Lorenzo 2016
It went much worse for Rossi's teammate Jorge Lorenzo (99). The defending World Champion once again had an off weekend, finishing 15th.Photo Courtesy of Yamaha
Andrea Dovizioso 2016
Andrea Dovizioso led the most laps but waited too long to come in and change tires. The Ducati rider's error had him settling for third.Photo Courtesy of Michelin
Cal Crutchlow 2016
Cal Crutchlow (35) was a man on a mission. The Brit went all out to claim second-place honors, his first podium since last year's Grand Prix of Argentina.Photo Courtesy of Honda Pro Racing
Johann Zarco
Johann Zarco took the win in the Moto2 class and celebrated with his signature back flip off the top step of the podium. The Frenchman moves up to the premier class in 2017 with the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 squad.Photo Courtesy of MotoGP
Marc Marquez 2016
Can Marquez keep his streak alive next year at Sachsenring?Photo Courtesy of MotoGP