MotoGP: Eugene Laverty finishes 11th in Sachsenring round
Eugene Laverty finished 11th in the German round of the MotoGP championship at Sachsenring on Sunday to pick up another five points in the series.
The Toomebridge rider came in 41 seconds behind winner Marc Marquez, with Cal Crutchlow equalling his best-ever finish by taking second place.
Laverty lies 10th in the overall standings on 53 points at the halfway point of the season after nine races.
Marquez heads the championship on 170, followed by Jorge Lorenzo on 122.
Laverty will hope to continue his record of having scored points at every round when he competes in the next round in Austria on 14 August.
The Aspar Ducati rider's best result of the season came in Argentina in early April, when he finished fourth.