Jorge Lorenzo clinched his first pole of the year after the Yamaha rider was the fastest during the qualifying of the 2014 San Marino MotoGP Grand Prix at Misano Adriatico on Saturday.
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Lorenzo managed to take the top spot after clocking a time of 1:33.238s. It has been the Spaniard's first pole since Motegi 2013. He has won the last three races at San Marino and is on course to make it four in a row on Sunday.
Pramac rider Andrea Iannone was 0.051s behind Lorenzo and had to settle for the second spot behind the 27-year-old. Meanwhile, his teammate Valentino Rossi will start the race at the Misano Adriatico circuit from the third place.
Lorenzo will compete with Iannone and Rossi for the front grid. Defending champion and championship leader Marc Marquez failed to make it to the top three as the Honda rider was fourth with a time of 1:33.360s.
Marquez's Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa starts the race behind him from the fifth place. Britain's Bradley Smith on his Tech 3 bike managed to finish in the top 10 and will start from the ninth place.
Top 10 MotoGP Qualifying Times from Misano Adriatico:
1. Jorge Lorenzo (Esp) Yamaha 1:33.238s
2. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Pramac 1:33.289s
3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 1:33.302s
4. Marc Marquez (Esp) Honda 1:33.360s
5. Dani Pedrosa (Esp) Honda 1:33.418s
6. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 1:33.439s
7. Pol Espargaro (Esp) Tech 3 1:33.557s
8. Aleix Espargaro (Esp) Forward 1:33.713s
9. Bradley Smith (GBR) Tech 3 1:33.761s
10. Stefan Bradl (Ger) LCR 1:33.995s