Pedrosa on pole for Catalunya MotoGP

MONTMELO: Spain’s Dani Pedrosa, on a Honda, took pole position for Sunday’s Catalunya MotoGP as he finished ahead of Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo and teammate Marc Marquez, the championship leader, on Saturday. It was the 45th pole position for the former 250cc world champion and his 26th in MotoGP as he timed 1min 40.985sec to outpaced compatriots Lorenzo, by 0.115sec, and Marquez, who is chasing a seventh straight victory, by 0.150sec. Marquez became the first rider since Italy’s Valentino Rossi in 2002 to win six successive races, when he edged out Lorenzo at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello on June 1. Germany’s Stefan Bradl will lead the second row as he finished fourth fastest at 0.235sec on a Honda LCR, with Rossi alongside him, 0.305sec slower than Pedrosa. 

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