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Marc Marquez On Pole for British GP at Silverstone

Marc Marquez will start tomorrow’s British Grand Prix from pole position after dominating qualifying once again.

The championship leader took pole after posting a lap-time of 2:00.829, the only rider to get out of the 2:01’s throughout the session.

Marquez was impressive throughout the lap, especially through the third and fourth sectors where most of the other riders actually lost time.

The reigning champion will be joined on the front-row by Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso, who will start from second place for the third consecutive grand prix.

Jorge Lorenzo will also start from the front-row after putting his Yamaha into third place on the grid. The 2012 champion will be hoping to have a good start tomorrow and push Marquez all the way.

It was an average session for Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi, with the pair qualifying in fifth and sixth places respectively.

As for the British riders, Bradley Smith was the quickest of the bunch and will start his home grand prix from seventh position.

Scott Redding is next up out of the British riders in 11th place after he topped Qualifying One before out-qualifying his teammate Alvaro Bautista.

Cal Crutchlow will start down in 15th position after he struggled yet again with the handling of his Ducati.

British GP Qualifying resultsmarc-marquez

1.Marquez
2.Dovizioso
3.Lorenzo
4.A.Espargaro 
5.Pedrosa
6.Rossi
7.Smith
8.P.Espargaro
9. Bradl
10. Iannone 

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