Jorge Martin Closes the Door on Bagnaia to Win German Grand Prix Sprint Race

June 17, 2023Ray Milton

In continuation of his recent surge in form. Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing) secured the win in the German Grand Prix Sprint Race. Behind in second was champion ship leader Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo) and Jack Miller (KTM Racing) in third. After an early exchange of leads between Bagnaia and Miller, Martin was able to set an untouchable pace towards the end of the race. Martin clinched the win by a margin of 2.5 seconds ahead of Bagnaia. The win propelled Martin into second place in the championship standings. Despite not winning the race Bagnaia still retains the riders championship lead with 140 points. He sits ahead of, now second place sitting, Jorge Martin by 21 points. Former second place sitter Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing) finished third and is 27 points behind Bagnaia. Bezzecchi finished seventh in a disappointing result for his championship race.

Full race results and championship standing scan be found below.

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