Mar­quez moves to the sum­mit

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Reign­ing world Mo­toGP champion Marc Mar­quez stormed to his eighth con­sec­u­tive Ger­man Grand Prix win on Sun­day to snatch the over­all championship lead.

The Spa­niard held off a spir­ited chal­lenge from home hope Jonas Fol­ger to claim his sec­ond win of the sea­son after start­ing from the pole po­si­tion.

Mar­quez, fourth in the stand­ings be­fore the race, now leads the championship by five points from Mav­er­ick Vi­nales, with An­drea Dovizioso a point fur­ther back in third.

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