Marquez takes pole in Phillip Island

Author: Oli Rushby Pics: Tony Goldsmith Posted: 17 Oct 2015

Marquez will start on pole in Australia

Marc Marquez will start tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix from pole position after beating Andrea Iannone and Jorge Lorenzo by 0.316 seconds.

Iannone and Lorenzo were matched on time for second place, but the Ducati man will start from the middle of the front row after setting a faster second lap.

Winner last time out, Dani Pedrosa will start fourth ahead of Britain’s Cal Crutchlow and Maverick Vinales.

Championship leader Valentino Rossi is down in seventh, ahead of the Espargaro brothers led by Aleix with Andrea Dovizioso rounding out the top ten.

After an impressive FP3 performance Scott Redding went straight through to Q2 and qualified 11th, ahead of Bradley Smith on the second Tech 3 Yamaha.

Qualifying Results - Phillip Island

Phillip Island qualifying results

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