Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo took pole for 2015 Japanese Grand Prix after he clocked a fastest time in the qualifying session on Saturday, 10 October.
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Lorenzo came on top at the end of the two-way battle along with his Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi for pole position. The Spaniard clocked a time of 1:43.790s and was 0.081s ahead of the championship leader.
The 28-year-old managed to emulate his practice session form in the qualifying of the Japanese Grand Prix. Lorenzo will be hoping he can finish Sunday's race and reduce the gap at the top in the leader board.
Defending champion and Honda rider Marc Marquez was third with a time of 1:44.216s. He, along with his compatriot Lorenzo and Rossi will lock horns for the front row for Sunday's race.
Ducati duo of Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone are fourth and fifth respectively. Honda rider Dani Pedrosa will start the race from sixth spot after clocking a time of 1:44.582s.
Top 10 qualifying result from Twin Ring Motegi:
1. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:43.790s
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 1:43.871s
3. Marc Marquez (ESP) Honda 1:44.216s
4. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:44.322s
5. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Ducati 1:44.436s
6. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Honda 1:44.582s
7. Aleix Espargaro (ESP) Suzuki 1:44.809s
8. Cal Crutchlow (GBR) Honda 1:44.932s
9. Bradley Smith (GBR) Tech 3 1:45.067s
10. Maverick Viñales (ESP) Suzuki 1:45.081s