Pedrosa clinches impressive MotoGP pole position at Catalunya

Dani Pedrosa (photo by MotoGP)Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa claimed an impressive pole position with a time of 1.40’893 to take the pole record for qualifying in the top spot at the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya.

Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider Cal Crutchlow took second place the British rider said “he is happy to be back on the front row”. And completing the front row is Factory Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo.

In fourth is GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista. Ducati’s Nicky Hayden will be hoping for a good race after claiming fifth place, while Spain’s Rookie rider Marc Marquez brought his Repsol Honda machine home to qualify sixth. Valentino Rossi who led yesterday’s practice session could only manage seventh on his factory Yamaha.

And after making his way up from Q1 Energy T.I. Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone claimed eighth place, he was followed by fellow Italian Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso. In tenth place is LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl. By Laura Turner

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