Marquez takes second MotoGP pole of 2015 in Argentina

Marc Marquez was back to his dominant self in qualifying for the MotoGP race in Argentina, the factory Honda rider sealing his second pole position of the year.

Aleix Espargaro gave Suzuki its first front row start in its newest MotoGP venture, with Andrea Iannone third on the factory Ducati.

Starting from fourth tomorrow will be LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow, who beat Jorge Lorenzo on the factory Yamaha.

Taking the final spot on the second row was Andrea Dovizioso on the second factory Ducati while the third row will be headed up by Pramac Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci, who qualified ahead of Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales.

Starting from the front of the fourth row will be Bradley Smith on the Tech 3 Yamaha while Scott Redding starts from 11th for the Marc VDS team ahead of Avintia's Hector Barbera.

 Pos  Rider   Bike  Time/ Gap 
Marc Marquez Honda 1m37.802
Aleix Espargaro Suzuki 0.514
Andrea Iannone Ducati 0.665
Cal Crutchlow Honda 0.683
Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 0.683
Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 0.718
Danilo Petrucci Ducati 0.984
Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1.088
Maverick Vinales Suzuki 1.385
10  Bradley Smith Yamaha 1.395
11  Scott Redding Honda 1.578
12  Héctor Barbera Ducati 2.724
13  Yonny Hernandez Ducati 1.603
14  Eugene Laverty Honda 1.632
15  Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1.913
16  Stefan Bradl Forward Yamaha 1.932
17  Karel Abraham Honda 1.956
18  Pol Espargaro Yamaha 2.006
19  Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 2.026
20  Nicky Hayden Honda 2.074
21  Jack Miller Honda 2.086
22  Loris Baz Forward Yamaha 2.170
23  Mike Di Meglio Ducati 2.331
24  Marco Melandri Aprilia 2.601
25  Alex de Angelis ART 2.683

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Series MotoGP
Event Argentinian GP
Sub-event Saturday qualifying
Track Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo
Drivers Nicky Hayden , Valentino Rossi , Bradley Smith , Eugene Laverty , Marco Melandri , Hector Barbera , Andrea Dovizioso , Jorge Lorenzo , Alex de Angelis , Cal Crutchlow , Stefan Bradl , Hiroshi Aoyama , Scott Redding , Aleix Espargaro , Karel Abraham , Marc Marquez , Yonny Hernandez , Danilo Petrucci , Loris Baz , Pol Espargaro , Andrea Iannone , Jack Miller , Maverick Viñales
Article type Qualifying report
Tags ducati, honda, marc vds, pramac ducati, suzuki, tech 3, yamaha