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Honda pole for 2015 German MotoGP

2015-07-11 15:04

MARQUEZ, YET AGAIN, AT SACHSENRING: Honda's Marc Marquez broke his own quallifying lap record today to take pole for the 2015 German F1 GP. Image: AP

SACHSENRING, Germany - Honda will take the first two places on the grid for the start of the 2015 German MotoGP at the Sachsenring on Sunday.

Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) will fill third place on the front row.

Honda's Marc Marquez took his sixth Sachsenring pole with a lap of 1min20.336, beating his own qualifying record of 2014 by a half-second, to fend off team mate Dani Pedrosa.


Marquez' previous record qualifying time for MotoGP at the Sachsenring was set in 2014 at 1min20.937.

His Nemesis, Yamaha's Valentino Rossi, was sixth behind the Ducatis of Andrea Iannone and Yonny Hernandez.

Next, in order to 10th, were Aleix Espargaro (Suzuki), Pol Espargaro (Yamaha), Bradley Smith (Yamaha) and Cal Crutchlow (Honda).

MotoGP qualifying times
1 Marc Marquez (Spain) Honda 1min20.336
2 Dani Pedrosa (Spain) Honda 1min20.628
3 Jorge Lorenzo (Spain) Yamaha 1min20.921
4 Andrea Iannone (Italy) Ducati 1min21.029
5 Yonny Hernandez (Colombia) Ducati 1min21.115
6 Valentino Rossi (Italy) Yamaha 1min21.220
7 Aleix Espargaro (Spain) Suzuki 1min21.239
8 Pol Espargaro (Spain) Yamaha 1min21.274
9 Bradley Smith (Britain) Yamaha 1min21.329
10 Cal Crutchlow (Britain) Honda 1min21.409

Moto2 qualification
1 Johann Zarco (France) Kalex 1min24.044
2 Xavier Simeon (Belgium) Kalex 1min24.133
3 Franco Morbidelli (Italy) Kalex 1min24.291
4 Thomas Luethi (Switzerland) Kalex 1min24.403
5 Simone Corsi (Italy) Kalex 1min24.449
6 Tito Rabat (Spain) Kalex 1min24.507
7 Sandro Cortese (Germany) Kalex 1min24.515
8 Jonas Folger (Germany) Kalex 1min24.618
9 Sam Lowes (Britain) Speed up 1min24.661
10 Mika Kallio (Finland) Kalex 1min24.669

Moto3 qualifying
1 Danny Kent (Britain) Honda 1min26.420
2 Enea Bastianini (Italy) Honda 1min26.939
3 Karel Hanika (Czech Republic) KTM 1min26.941
4 Fabio Quartararo (France) Honda 1min26.968
5 Efren Vazquez (Spain) Honda 1min27.005
6 Andrea Locatelli (Italy) Honda 1min27.130
7 Jorge Martin (Spain) Mahindra 1min27.160
8 Jorge Navarro (Spain) Honda 1min27.253
9 Niccolo Antonelli (Italy) Honda 1min27.313
10 Niklas Ajo (Finland) KTM 1min27.334

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