Marc Marquez
Marc Marquez took pole for 2015 Australian Grand Prix Getty

Honda rider Marc Marquez took pole for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix after he clocked a fastest time during the qualifying session at the Phillip Island on Saturday, 17 October.

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Qualifying Review

Marquez continued his Free Practice 2 form into the qualifying as the defending champion clocked a time of 1:28.364s to clinch yet another pole during the Australian Grand Prix. He will be looking to win the race on Sunday.

Ducati's Andrea Iannone and Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo were 0.316s behind him and will start the race from second and third spot respectively. The trio will lock horns for the front row for Sunday's race at the Phillips Island.

Marquez's Honda teammate Dani Pedros was fourth with a time of 1:28.712s. Valentino Rossi's disappointing qualifying session, where he finished seventh has given his Yamaha teammate a chance to reduce the gap in the race for the championship.

Top 10 qualifying results from Phillips Island:

1. Marc Marquez (ESP) Honda 1:28.364s

2. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Ducati 1:28.680s

3. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:28.680s

4. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Honda 1:28.712s

5. Cal Crutchlow (GBR) LCR 1:28.912s

6. Maverick Viñales (ESP) Suzuki 1:28.932s

7. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 1:29.014s

8. Aleix Espargaro (ESP) Suzuki 1:29.015s

9. Pol Espargaro (ESP) Tech 3 1:29.222s

10. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:29.267s