Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden were ninth and eleventh, respectively, putting them on the third and fourth rows for tomorrow’s Aragón Grand Prix.
The reigning MotoGP™ champion split the Repsol Honda’s on the front row, as Dani Pedrosa claimed third in qualifying.
Repsol Honda rider sets another lap record ahead of main championship rivals
Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden posting times that will have them starting tomorrow’s GP di San Marino from the third and fourth rows.
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will start tomorrow’s Grand Prix of San Marino side by side on the front row.
Marc Marquez set a scorching lap of 1’32.915 to beat the existing lap record by 0.223 seconds and take the first slot on the grid for tomorrow’s race.
A turn 5 crash for Michele Pirro about four minutes from the end of the last and decisive free practice session partly compromised the result.
Sixth pole position of the year for current championship leader
Championship leader continues to push the limits with devastating speed
Cal Crutchlow demonstrated incredible bravery and skill to power his YZR-M1 machine to third position.
Despite persistent discomfort in his right shoulder, Andrea gradually improved his time during the sessions.
Marc Marquez celebrated an emphatic pole position at Silverstone on Saturday, but after qualifying was quick to point out that he did not foresee such record pace.
Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden were pleased with the improvements made to their Desmosedici GP13.
Jorge Lorenzo’s impressive time of 2’00.819 secured him second on the grid for tomorrow’s race ahead of hometown hero Cal Crutchlow.
Marquez sets new MotoGP lap record at Silverstone as the top five were under the old record.
Conditions were cooler in the second qualifying segment comparee to Friday practice, and yet the postilions today for the Ducati riders were the same.
onster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Cal Crutchlow claimed his second MotoGP pole, and established a new record at the Czech Republic circuit.
Last year’s winner Pedrosa will set off from fourth on the grid
Today’s weather conditions were fine but slightly cooler than yesterday with track temperatures peaking at 34°C.
Following a challenging Friday that had seen Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso finish in ninth and tenth positions, respectively, things improved Saturday for the Kentucky rider.
Crutchlow remains optimistic that he can battle with Spanish trio Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Pedrosa.
Repsol Honda rider takes fourth pole position of his career in devastating fashion
Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo battled through one of the most hectic qualifying sessions of the season today to take fourth and sixth respectively on the grid for tomorrow’s US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl claimed his first ever MotoGP pole position as the German star posted a time of 1'21.176 to lead an all-Honda front row at tomorrow’s United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden didn't achieve the results they had hoped for on day two at the United States Grand Prix, and they'll start tomorrow's race on the third and fourth rows, respectively.
German rider storms to maiden MotoGP pole in thrilling qualifying session
Bridgestone engineers will analyse tyre wear on the CRT-specific soft compound rear slick to see if some riders would be better suited to using the harder, medium compound rear slick for tomorrow’s race.