Sepang MotoGP: Rossi claims pole in Malaysia

By James Keen -

MotoGP

 24 October 2009 09:00

Fiat Yamaah rider Valentino Rossi has claimed pole position for the Malaysian MotoGP clash tomorrow and broken the track record in the process.

Rossi's team mate Jorge Lorenzo will start from second on grid, with Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa in third.

Casey stoner took 4th for the Ducati Marlboro team leavinf Rizla Suzuki rider Loris Capirossi in 5th. 

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha rider James Toseland finished in 16th.

1 Valentino ROSSI ITA Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 2'00.518 310.077 
2 Jorge LORENZO SPA Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha 2'01.087 310.612
3 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 2'01.254 314.410 
4 Casey STONER AUS Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 2'01.455 312.138
5 Loris CAPIROSSI ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 2'01.716 308.131
6 Toni ELIAS SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 2'01.918 310.434 
7 Nicky HAYDEN USA Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 2'01.980 309.101
8 Randy DE PUNIET FRA LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 2'02.098 305.775
9 Colin EDWARDS USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 2'02.195 308.219 
10 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 2'02.274 307.517
11 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Repsol Honda Team Honda 2'02.362 307.604
12 Mika KALLIO FIN Pramac Racing Ducati 2'02.435 312.952 
13 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Pramac Racing Ducati 2'02.859 303.541
14 Chris VERMEULEN AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 2'03.032 304.998 
15 Marco MELANDRI ITA Hayate Racing Team Kawasaki 2'03.088 307.604 
16 James TOSELAND GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 2'03.528 306.992
17 Gabor TALMACSI HUN Scot Racing Team MotoGP