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Valentino Rossi at the pole in Brno

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′56.145
2 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′56.195 0.050
3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′56.528 0.383
4 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′56.817 0.672
5 USA Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′56.954 0.809
6 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′57.108 0.963
7 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′57.775 1.630
8 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′57.803 1.658
9 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′57.811 1.666
10 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′57.994 1.849
11 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′58.087 1.942
12 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′58.208 2.063
13 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′58.298 2.153
14 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′58.331 2.186
15 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′58.477 2.332
16 Italy Michel Fabrizio Ducati Pramac Racing 1′58.680 2.535
17 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′58.749 2.604
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Valentino Rossi took pole position number four of the 2009 season on Saturday afternoon with the fastest lap of MotoGP qualifying at Donington Park.

Valentino Rossi in action in Donington

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′28.116
2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′28.211 0.095
3 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′28.402 0.286
4 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′28.446 0.330
5 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′28.778 0.662
6 USA Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′28.865 0.749
7 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′29.065 0.949
8 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′29.175 1.059
9 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′29.270 1.154
10 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′29.434 1.318
11 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati Pramac Racing 1′29.599 1.483
12 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′29.600 1.484
13 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′30.098 1.982
14 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′30.153 2.037
15 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′30.268 2.152
16 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′30.572 2.456
17 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′31.193 3.077
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Italian tops timesheets for first time in German weekend for maiden pole at Sachsenring.

Valentino Rossi at the pole in Germany MotoGP Grand Prix, 2009

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′32.520
2 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′33.160 0.640
3 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′33.759 1.239
4 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′34.404 1.884
5 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′34.490 1.970
6 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′34.564 2.044
7 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′34.607 2.087
8 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′34.725 2.205
9 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′34.741 2.221
10 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati Pramac Racing 1′34.771 2.251
11 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′34.892 2.372
12 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′34.937 2.417
13 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′34.938 2.418
14 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′35.005 2.485
15 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′36.012 3.492
16 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′36.055 3.535
17 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′36.531 4.011
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Jorge Lorenzo crashed twice in qualifying at the Red Bull USA Grand Prix but still ended the session in pole position.

Jorge Lorenzo at the pole in Laguna Seca

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′21.678
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′21.845 0.167
3 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′21.910 0.232
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′22.113 0.435
5 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′22.135 0.457
6 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′22.146 0.468
7 USA Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′22.490 0.812
8 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′22.540 0.862
9 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′22.633 0.955
10 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′22.662 0.984
11 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′22.842 1.164
12 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′23.004 1.326
13 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati Grupo Francisco Hernando 1′23.106 1.428
14 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′23.147 1.469
15 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′23.390 1.712
16 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′23.912 2.234
17 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′24.528 2.850
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Valentino Rossi will start his quest for a 100th Grand Prix victory from pole position at the Assen circuit on Saturday afternoon, taking the top spot for the Alice TT Assen with a 1’36.025 lap.

Rossi outguns rivals for pole in Dutch qualifying session

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′36.025
2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′36.110 0.085
3 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′36.393 0.368
4 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′36.633 0.608
5 USA Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′36.760 0.735
6 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′36.953 0.928
7 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′37.194 1.169
8 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′37.237 1.212
9 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′37.323 1.298
10 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′37.473 1.448
11 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′37.637 1.612
12 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati Pramac Racing 1′37.749 1.724
13 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′37.759 1.734
14 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′37.948 1.923
15 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′38.136 2.111
16 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati Grupo Francisco Hernando 1′38.453 2.428
17 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′38.605 2.580
18 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′38.619 2.594
19 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′39.407 3.382
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lorenzo catalunya pole Lorenzo at the pole in Grand Prix of Catalunya, 2009 – MotoGP

Rider Motorcycle Team Lap time Gap
1 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′41.974
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha Fiat Yamaha Team 1′41.987 0.013
3 Australia Casey Stoner Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′42.426 0.452
4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′42.594 0.620
5 Spain Toni Elias Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′43.139 1.165
6 USA Colin Edwards Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′43.168 1.194
7 France Randy De Puniet Honda LCR Honda MotoGP 1′43.175 1.201
8 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Repsol Honda Team 1′43.207 1.233
9 Great Britain James Toseland Yamaha Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1′43.233 1.259
10 Finland Mika Kallio Ducati Pramac Racing 1′43.336 1.362
11 Italy Loris Capirossi Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′43.365 1.391
12 Australia Chris Vermeulen Suzuki Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1′43.411 1.437
13 USA Nicky Hayden Ducati Ducati Marlboro Team 1′43.414 1.440
14 San Marino Alex De Angelis Honda San Carlo Honda Gresini 1′43.422 1.448
15 Spain Sete Gibernau Ducati Grupo Francisco Hernando 1′43.714 1.740
16 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′43.777 1.803
17 Italy Marco Melandri Kawasaki Hayate Racing Team 1′43.792 1.818
18 Italy Niccolo Canepa Ducati Pramac Racing 1′43.991 2.017
19 Hungary Gabor Talmacsi Honda Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1′45.833 3.859
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