He may have a dominant lead in the MotoGP standings but Marc Marquez will not let up when the racing resumes in August.
It has now been a decade of Sachsenring dominance for Marc Marquez, who won the German Grand Prix in convincing fashion.
A 10th straight win in Germany could be coming the way of Marc Marquez, but the world champion will not risk everything to achieve it.
Marc Marquez has a formidable record at the German Grand Prix and he continued that by claiming pole position for Sunday's race.
Andrea Dovizioso will start from 13th, while Marc Marquez claimed his 10th straight German Grand Prix pole across all classes.
Standings leader and world champion Marc Marquez tilted to an astonishing 66 degree angle as he was fastest in FP2 at the Sachsenring.
Marc Marquez starts on the second row in Assen, where pole-sitter Fabio Quartararo is continuing his spectacular rookie season.
For the second MotoGP race running, Fabio Quartararo qualified at the front of the grid.
Jorge Lorenzo is out of the Dutch leg of the MotoGP season after fracturing a bone in his back when crashing out in practice at Assen.
After crashes at the Catalunya Grand Prix and a post-race test, Jorge Lorenzo again hit the gravel in FP1 at the Dutch TT.