On Saturday, 12th of July 2014 a heavy accident occurred during the last third of the Qualifying of the Sidecars World Championship on the Sachsenring circuit, in which the Sidecars team of Kurt Hock and Enrico Becker was involved.
The circumstances of the accident include an unrestrained high-speed crash of the Sidecar into the barriers of turn 12.
Immediate rescue measures could not prevent that the co-driver Enrico Becker succumbed to his injuries at the place of the accident.» Read more: Press Release - Sidecards WC
The eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland is taking place from 11th to 13th of July 2014 at the famous racetrack "Sachsenring" in Germany and once again it is the same date as the finaleof the Soccer world championship, which is taking place in Brasil in 2014. As the time difference allowes its spectators flexibility, you will not miss any of the action, neither in MotoGP, nor in Soccer.» Read more: MotoGP meets Soccer
Turn 11, the first right hand corner after several left hand turns has been a tricky section of track for riders in the past - so a new corner layout will be introduced to improve safety.
For the 2014 eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland Turn 11 will be altered by mobile curbs made of steel, relocating the racing line and reducing corner speed.
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