German MotoGP: 'Perfect' Marc Marquez racks up ninth successive win

    Can anyone break Marc Marquez's total dominance of MotoGP?

    Story highlights

    • Marc Marquez dominates German MotoGP to win ninth successive race of the season
    • Dani Pedrosa finishes second, with Jorge Lorenzo in third
    • Marquez has now won a perfect 225 points this season
    • Spaniard is 77 points ahead of compatriot Pedrosa
    Marc Marquez continued to redefine sporting perfection after the Spaniard won the German MotoGP -- his ninth successive victory of the season.
    Remarkably Marquez won the race from the pit lane, racing through the pack and going past early leader Stefan Bradl with 24 laps left to finish ahead of Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, with Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo in third.
    One of 14 riders that chose slick tires at the last minute after the warm up lap, Marquez had to start from the pit lane, meaning he had to wait until the bikes on the grid and on dry tires had motored past.
    "It was tough and when I saw Bradl changing tires at the beginning. I thought that was the right choice because there was only one corner that was completely wet," said defending champion Marquez.