Andrea Dovizioso
Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso took pole for the 2015 Qatar MotoGP Grand Prix.[Getty]

Honda rider Marc Marquez will start the 2015 Qatar MotoGP Grand Prix from the third place after the two-time world champion lost pole to Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso at the Losail International Circuit, Doha.

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Qualifying Review

Marquez failed to replicate his Friday's practice session form during the qualifying. Dovizioso took pole for the first race of the season after clocking a time of 1:54.113s. He was 0.217s ahead of Honda rider Dani Pedrosa and leading the defending champion by 0.324s.

Pedrosa was second and his teammate will start Sunday's race from the third spot. The two Honda drivers and Dovizioso will lock horns for the front row at the Losail International Circuit.

The Italian rider's Ducati teammate Andrea Iannone was fourth, while British star and Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith was seventh. Yamaha's practice struggle continued during the qualifying as well. Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished Saturday's session at the sixth and eighth places.

Top 10 MotoGP Qualifying Times from Losail International Circuit:

1. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:54.113s

2. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Honda 1:54.330s

3. Marc Marquez (ESP) Honda 1:54.437s

4. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Ducati 1:54.521s

5. Yonny Hernandez (COL) Pramac 1:54.675s

6. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:54.711s

7. Bradley Smith (GBR) Tech 3 1:54.732s

8. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha1:54.851s

9. Danilo Petrucci (ITA) Pramac 1:54.876s

10. Pol Espargaro (ESP) Tech 3 1:55.004s