In 2014, Aleix Espargaro (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

In 2014, has been the top Open class qualifier in all nine races,claiming the first pole for an Open class bike in Assen. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

’s Aleix Espargaro continued his domination of the Open class at the eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.

The eldest Espargaro brother was one of 14 riders to start from pit lane in Germany after a hectic start to the race, heavily influenced by a pre-race shower.

Espargaro had a cautious start to the race, not wishing to push too hard through Turns 12 and 13, which were still quite wet. As the track dried Espargaro’s pace improved, the Spaniard eventually finishing in sixth position.

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