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Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position with a commanding performance in qualifying for Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix, as Ferrari overturned Mercedes’ practice pace advantage to lock out the front row.
For the second time this season, Hendrick Motorsports posted the four fastest times in NASCAR Cup Series qualifying.
Alvaro Bautista grabbed his fourth World Superbike pole of the season after topping a bizarre Superpole session in Argentina.
Colin Turkington moved a step closer to the 2019 British Touring Car Championship title with pole at Brands Hatch as title rival Andrew Jordan crashed out of the session.
Scott McLaughlin has taken pole for the 2019 Bathurst 1000 with the fastest ever Supercars lap around Mount Panorama.
Felipe Nasr turned on the magic to take pole for Action Express Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship finale at Road Atlanta, while Risi Competizione’s Ferrari and the Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini headed their classes.
Scott McLaughlin topped a wild rain-affected qualifying session at Mount Panorama.
Audi's Nico Muller will start the final DTM race of 2019 at Hockenheim from pole position, while qualifying pacesetter Mike Rockenfeller will line up sixth after a grid penalty earned during Saturday's race.
Audi's Rene Rast took his eighth pole of the DTM season at Hockenheim as one-time Formula 1 champion Jenson Button took a surprise sixth as the best-placed SUPER GT driver.
Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo bagged the fourth pole of his rookie MotoGP campaign in Thailand, despite crashing on his final lap.
Toyota locked out the top two positions in qualifying for this weekend's Fuji FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Jason Plato scored his first BTCC pole position in two years at Silverstone, as Colin Turkington qualified eight places higher than chief title rival Andrew Jordan.
Charles Leclerc claimed his and Ferrari's fourth consecutive Formula 1 pole position in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix.
Jonathan Rea edged Michael van der Mark to World Superbike pole in a wet France Superpole by 0.014 seconds, while Alvaro Bautista struggled in the tricky conditions to 14th.
Impul driver Ryo Hirakawa claimed his second career Super Formula pole at Okayama, as the series’ championship protagonists struggled in qualifying.
Whether oval or Roval, William Byron has been fast this season at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Ferrari Formula 1 junior Robert Shwartzman took pole position for the FIA Formula 3 Championship finale at Sochi in a Prema Racing 1-2-3.
Colton Herta eclipsed the best efforts of the four NTT IndyCar Series contenders to score his third pole position of the season at Laguna Seca, as all four title contenders reached the Firestone Fast Six for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey.
Charles Leclerc claimed a surprise third consecutive Formula 1 pole position after outpacing Lewis Hamilton by 0.191s.
Real Racing duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette led a second consecutive front row sweep for Honda in qualifying for the Sugo round of SUPER GT series.