Honda rider Marc Marquez is the firm favourite to win the 2014 MotoGP German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring, Hohenstein-Ernstthal.

The Spanish rider has shown excellent display as he nears the half way mark of this season. Marquez would be hoping to make it nine in a row by winning Sunday's race.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the German MotoGP Grand Prix starts at 8am BST, with BT Sport 1 and BT Sports 1 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 12pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Sachsenring
  • First MotoGP Race: 1949
  • Circuit Length: 3.671 km
  • Number of Laps: 30
  • Race Distance: 118.1 km
  • Most Wins: Valentino Rossi & Dani Pedrosa (4)
  • 2013 Winner: Pole position (Honda)
  • 2013 Pole: Pole position (Honda)

Rider's Championship Review

Marc Marquez is in splendid form and is yet to drop a single point in this year's MotoGP. The 21-year-old Spaniard leads the rider's championship table with 200 points after winning the first eight races of this season.

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi and Marquez's Honda teammate are 72 points behind the defending champion and are in second and third place respectively. Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso is fourth with 91 points.