Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) took out his eighth pole of the season. Second spot went to Andrea Dovizioso (Team Ducati), his best qualifying position since his pole in Japan in 2010 with Movistar Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo completing the front row of the starting grid.
Top open class qualifier was Aleix Espargaro (NGM Forward Racing Yamaha) in fourth. Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha) finished fifth while Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda), who lies second in the Championship, qualified eighth.
1st: Marc Marquez (SPA) Repsol Honda 1’31.619
2nd: Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati Team +0.225
3rd: Jorge Lorenzo (SPA) Movistar Yamaha +0.250
Mika Kallio (Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex) qualified on pole for the second time this season finishing ahead of team mate and Championship leader Esteve Rabat. Sachsenring race winner Dominique Aegerter (Technomag CarXpert Suter) completed the front row in third.
An incident packed qualifying session saw many crashes but non of the riders involved suffered major injuries.
1st: Mika Kallio (FIN) Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 1’36.883
2nd: Esteve Rabat(SPA) Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex +0.173
3rd: Dominique Aegerter (SWI) Technomag CareXpert Suter +0.326
After crashing earlier in Free Practice 3 pole position went to Championship leader Jack Miller (Red Bull KTM Ajo), his sixth of the season, beating Efren Vazquez (SaxoPrint-RTG Honda) into second with Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda) a close third. Only 0.081s. covered the top three qualifiers.
With Romano Fenati (SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM) qualifying fourth the top four riders in the Championship hold the top four starting positions on the starting grid.
1st: Jack Miller (AUS) Red Bull KTM Ajo 1’40.727
2nd: Efren Vazquez (SPA) SaxoPrint-RTG Honda +0.080
3rd: Alex Marquez (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda +0.081