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Marc Marquez will start the Grand Prix of the Americas 2016 in pole position for the fourth consecutive yearGetty

Honda rider Marc Marquez was the fastest in the qualifying session of the 2016 Americas Grand Prix on 9 April. The Spaniard took pole for the third race of this season that takes place on 10 April at Circuit of The Americas.

Where to watch live

Live coverage of the race starts at 8.45pm BST on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 2 HD. Real-time internet updates will be available on MotoGP's official website.

Qualifying review

Honda's Marc Marquez continued his terrific form at the Grand Prix of The Americas grabbing pole position on Saturday 9 April for the fourth consecutive year. A win here would leave the Spaniard unbeaten on US soil, since winning the Moto2 race in 2011, a remarkable span of 10 races across two classes.

Defending champion Jorge Lorenzo qualified in second place with a lap time of 2:03.257s, while seven-time champion Valentino Rossi finished in third, notching up his first back-to-back front row start since 2013.

Top 10 qualifying results from Circuit of the Americas:

1. Marc Marquez (SPA) Honda 2:03.188s

2. Jorge Lorenzo (SPA) Yamaha 2:03.257s

3. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 2:03.644s

4. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Ducati 2:03.913s

5. Maverick Vinales (SPA) Suzuki 2:04.247s

6. Cal Crutchlow (GBR) Honda 2:04.265s

7. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 2:04.339s

8. Dani Pedrosa (SPA) Honda 2:04.379s

9. Aleix Espargaro (SPA) Suzuki 2:04.408s

10. Scott Redding (GBR) OCTO 2:04.485s