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MotoGP Grand Prix of Germany 2014 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Marc Marquez from Spain celebrates winning the MotoGP race at the Sachsenring circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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Tom SunderlandFeatured ColumnistJuly 13, 2014

Marc Marquez took his 2014 MotoGP record to nine wins from nine on Sunday, weathering through adverse conditions at Sachsenring to come out on top once again. 

And it was an all-Spanish podium for the third time this season as the official MotoGP Twitter account confirmed that Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo clinched second and third-place finished, respectively:

Her's how the top 10 finished at the German MotoGP on Sunday:

2014 MotoGP Grand Prix of Germany Results (Top 10)
Pos.PointsRiderNationTeamBikeTime/Gap
125Marc MarquezSpainRepsol Honda TeamHonda41'47.664
220Dani PedrosaSpainRepsol Honda TeamHonda+1.466
316Jorge LorenzoSpainMovistar Yamaha MotoGPYamaha+10.317
413Valentino RossiItalyMovistar Yamaha MotoGPYamaha+19.194
511Andrea IannoneItalyPramac RacingDucati+23.509
610Aleix EspargaroSpainNGM Forward RacingForward Yamaha+27.809
79Pol EspargaroSpainMonster Yamaha Tech 3Yamaha+33.253
88Andrea DoviziosoItalyDucati TeamDucati+33.868
97Alvaro BautistaSpainGO&FUN Honda GresiniHonda+34.231
106Cal CrutchlowGreat BritainDucati TeamDucati+34.676
MotoGP.com

For a look at the full results, visit the official MotoGP website:

Marquez took pole position on Saturday for the seventh time in his 2014 campaign, although Germany native Stefan Bradl threatened to throw a spanner in the works early on Sunday.

However, Bradl's bike showed some struggle in keeping up such a furious pace, per MotoGP, and Marquez was of course more than happy to snap at his chances:

The 21-year-old stretches his lead at the top of the riders' standings to 77 points as a result, and if his title retention wasn't already looking like a foregone conclusion, Sunday's display would certainly have helped change that.

David Cushnan of SportsPro was quick to hail the Spaniard's latest feat:

Here's how the riders' standings look after Marquez's German triumph:

2014 MotoGP Riders' Standings
Pos.RiderBikeNationPoints
1Marc MarquezHondaSPA225
2Dani PedrosHondaSPA148
3Valentino RossiYamahaITA141
4Andrea DoviziosoDucatiITA99
5Jorge LorenzoYamahaSPA97
6Aleix EspargaroForward YamahaSPA77
7Pol EspargaroYamahaSPA67
8Andrea IannoneDucatiITA62
9Stefan BradlHondaGER56
10Alvaro BautistaHondaSPA50
11Bradley SmithYamahaGBR48
12Scott ReddingHondaGBR33
13Nicky HaydenHondaUSA29
14Cal CrutchlowDucatiGBR28
15Hiroshi AoyamaHondaJPN28
16Yonny HernandezDucatiCOL27
17Karel AbrahamHondaCZE18
18Colin EdwardsForward YamahaUSA8
19Michele PirroDucatiITA7
20Broc ParkesPBMAUS6
21Danilo PetrucciARTITA4
22Hector BarberaAvintiaSPA2
MotoGP.com

After all, the 2014 season is now halfway through, and the budding superstar is only cementing his place as one of the most promising talents ever to have ridden at the MotoGP level.

Marquez's recovery is especially impressive considering he suffered a horrible spill in the first practice session, as he pointed out:

Pedrosa did well to finish so closely behind his compatriot, his bike also standing the test as he came in just 1.466 seconds behind Marquez.

There was a steep drop-off in quality after those two, however, with third-placed Lorenzo crossing the chequered flag more than 10 seconds later.

Marquez won't say it himself, but the foundations have been laid down for him to break even more records and perhaps even register a perfect season considering the mighty form he's in.

Next up, though is the Indianapolis Grand Prix in August, where after a month's break, he'll aim to resume in the same vein of success.

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