MARQUEZ DOMINATES AT SACHSENRING
Marc Marquez dominated the German MotoGP, topping off a superb weekend with a faultless display to net his second win of the season. Marc recorded a new race lap record en route to victory, which added to his pole position record on Saturday, at a track much favored by the reigning World Champion, who records his sixth consecutive win at Sachsenring. Repsol Honda had much to celebrate with Dani Pedrosa fighting off championship leader Valentino Rossi for strong second place.
KENT STORMS TO MOTO3 VICTORY
Dominant Danny Kent impressed again at the German Moto3 GP in Sachsenring, crossing the line a massive 7.5 seconds clear of Leopard Team teammate Efren Vazquez with Enea Bastianini snatching third. Danny now extends his title lead by 66 points and becomes the first Briton since Dave Simmonds in 1969 to win a lightweight class GP at the iconic track.
FEBVRE WINS MOTO IN LATVIA
Romain Febvre continued his excellent form at the MXGP of Latvia, recovering from a disappointing 8th place in moto 1 to blitz the field in the second moto to record his seventh race win and seventh consecutive podium finish of the season with a third overall. Pauls Jonass carried the hopes of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing in the absence of Jeffrey Herlings in Latvia – and he did not disappoint, laying down two solid MX2 second-place finishes for second overall.
VILLOPOTO ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
Ryan Villopoto has retired from professional racing. Widely regarded as one of the most prolific and gifted riders of his generation, Villopoto's first national title came on a KX125 at the AMA Amateur National Championships in 2005. After turning professional, he went on to sweep three consecutive AMA Motocross championships from 2006-2008 in the 250 class while also claiming the 2007 250SX AMA Supercross West Regional championship. Villopoto is one of only four riders to ever win three consecutive 250 class titles.
PAGES LEADS ALL-ALPINESTARS MADRID CHARGE
The Las Ventas arena played host to another thrilling Red Bull X-Fighters freestyle motocross event with Tom Pages claiming a record-breaking third straight win at the iconic Madrid venue. Levi Sherwood ran second with Clinton Moore taking third for yet another all-Alpinestars podium.
BUSCH’S BLUE GRASS STATE BRILLIANCE
Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch powered to his second NASCAR Sprint Cup series victory in three races in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, significantly boosting his chances of reaching the Chase in the autumn. As well as claiming his 31st victory in 372 series starts, Busch also logged the most laps in the lead (163 of 267 laps), all of which combined to give him the maximum number of points available from the 18th round.
LAPEYRIE TAKES PODIUM AT MEGAVALANCHE
Thomas Lapeyrie of Sunn Team took second place behind Remy Absalon at the 2015 Magavalanche mountain bike race in Alpe D’Huez, France.
HANNAH CRANKS IT UP AT CRANKWORX
Tracey Hannah of UR Team continued her blistering form this season by claiming second spot behind Myriam Nicole in the Women’s Elite Downhill race at Crankworx in Les 2 Alpes, France.