Valentino Rossi
Valentino Rossi clinched his first pole of the season during the 2015 Dutch Grand Prix Getty

Former world champion Valentino Rossi claimed his first pole of the season as the Yamaha rider will start the 2015 Dutch Grand Prix at TT Circuit Assen from the front on 27 June.

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Rossi was the fastest during the qualifying as the Italian managed to clock a time of 1:32.627s to beat Aleix Espargaro for the pole for Saturday's race. The Suzuki rider was 0.231s behind Rossi, who clinched his first pole of the 2015 season.

After having an impressive practice session, the Honda duo of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa will start the Dutch Grand Prix from third and fourth place respectively. Britain star and LCR rider Cal Crutchlow finished seventh in the qualifying session.

Rossi's Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo struggled in the qualifying as he will start the race from eighth spot after clocking a time of 1:33.042s.

Top 10 Qualifying Result from TT Circuit Assen:

1. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 1:32.627s

2. Aleix Espargaro (ESP) Suzuki 1:32.858s

3. Marc Marquez (ESP) Honda 1:32.886s

4. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Honda 1:32.987s

5. Pol Espargaro (ESP) Tech 3 1:33.013s

6. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Ducati 1:33.016s

7. Cal Crutchlow (GBR) LCR 1:33.028s

8. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:33.042s

9. Maverick Viñales (ESP) Suzuki 1:33.076s

10. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:33.112s