Marc Marquez continued his recent dominance as the Honda rider took pole for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday. The Spaniard clocked 2:00.691 during the qualifying session on Saturday, snatching the lead from the defending champions and Yamaha rider, Jorge Lorenzo.

Marc Marquez

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Marquez comes to Silverstone after winning the last four races and will be looking to make it five out of five on Sunday. The Spaniard's impressive form has seen him take a 23-point lead over second place Dani Pedrosa. The 20-year-old is on top of the Championship leader board with 213 points.

Lorenzo, who dominated Friday's Free Practice sessions, recorded the fastest lap on Saturday. However, his joy of starting from the front row was short lived when Marquez broke his lap record to take his fifth pole of the season.

Jorge Lorenzo

Britain star Cal Crutchlow suffered two crashes during Saturday's qualifying session. However, the Tech 3 rider managed to finish third as he, along with Marquez and Lorenzo lock in for the front row.

Honda rider Dani Pedrosa will start from fifth place while Yamaha's Valentino Rossi was sixth. Meanwhile, Crutchlow's team-mate Bradley Smith managed tenth place.

Top 10 Qualifying Times from Silverstone:

1. Marc Marquez (Spa) Repsol Honda 2:00.691

2. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 2:00.819

3. Cal Crutchlow (GB) Tech 3 Yamaha 2:01.425

4. Stefan Bradl (Ger) LCR Honda 2:01.558

5. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Repsol Honda 2:01.624

6. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 2:02.109

7. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 2:02.123

8. Alvaro Bautista (Spa) Gresini Honda 2:02.252

9. Nicky Hayden (USA) Ducati 2:02.289

10. Bradley Smith (GB) Tech 3 Yamaha 2:02.409