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Indy MotoGP: Marquez steals pole from Corsi

Published: 27 August 2011

Updated: 24 November 2014

125GP champion Marc Marquez stole pole from Simone Corsi by one thousandth in the dying seconds of qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Andrea Iannone completes the front row in third place.

Brit Bradley Smith narrowly missed out on the front row, the Tech 3 rider will start tomorrow's race from thr front of the second row in fourth. Thomas Luthi and Mattia Pasini complete the second row.

With less than 20 minutes to go, Brit Scott Redding set the fastest lap, but a flurry of riders almost immediately moved the Suter rider down to 10th. Redding was unable to improve and will start from 11th on the grid.

Current championship leader Stefan Bradl has struggled at Indianapolis. The Kalex rider will start the race from 22nd position.

1 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol Suter 272.3 1'44.038 
2 3 Simone CORSI ITA Ioda Racing Project FTR 274.2 1'44.039 0.001 / 0.001
3 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Speed Master Suter 276.6 1'44.158 0.120 / 0.119
4 38 Bradley SMITH GBR Tech 3 Racing Tech 3 275.0 1'44.344 0.306 / 0.186
5 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2 Suter 274.0 1'44.623 0.585 / 0.279
6 75 Mattia PASINI ITA Ioda Racing Project FTR 280.3 1'44.732 0.694 / 0.109
7 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA HP Tuenti Speed Up FTR 273.8 1'44.785 0.747 / 0.053
8 77 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Technomag-CIP Suter 271.5 1'44.794 0.756 / 0.009
9 34 Esteve RABAT SPA Blusens-STX FTR 274.9 1'44.859 0.821 / 0.065
10 15 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM JIR Moto2 Motobi 272.6 1'44.864 0.826 / 0.005
11 45 Scott REDDING GBR Marc VDS Racing Team Suter 271.8 1'44.865 0.827 / 0.001
12 16 Jules CLUZEL FRA NGM Forward Racing Suter 271.9 1'45.043 1.005 / 0.178
13 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Gresini Racing Moto2 Moriwaki 267.6 1'45.047 1.009 / 0.004
14 88 Ricard CARDUS SPA QMMF Racing Team Moriwaki 268.1 1'45.060 1.022 / 0.013
15 60 Julian SIMON SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 275.1 1'45.062 1.024 / 0.002
16 76 Max NEUKIRCHNER GER MZ Racing Team MZ-RE Honda 268.3 1'45.094 1.056 / 0.032
17 40 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Pons HP 40 Pons Kalex 271.2 1'45.136 1.098 / 0.042
18 36 Mika KALLIO FIN Marc VDS Racing Team Suter 272.9 1'45.160 1.122 / 0.024
19 35 Raffaele DE ROSA ITA NGM Forward Racing Suter 272.4 1'45.173 1.135 / 0.013
20 72 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN Gresini Racing Moto2 Moriwaki 273.1 1'45.184 1.146 / 0.011
21 18 Jordi TORRES SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 269.0 1'45.369 1.331 / 0.185
22 65 Stefan BRADL GER Viessmann Kiefer Racing Kalex 272.7 1'45.371 1.333 / 0.002
23 4 Randy KRUMMENACHER SWI GP Team Switzerland Kiefer Racing Kalex 272.2 1'45.448 1.410 / 0.077
24 19 Xavier SIMEON BEL Tech 3 B Tech 3 269.4 1'45.496 1.458 / 0.048
25 63 Mike DI MEGLIO FRA Tech 3 Racing Tech 3 269.9 1'45.534 1.496 / 0.038
26 71 Claudio CORTI ITA Italtrans Racing Team Suter 270.2 1'45.682 1.644 / 0.148
27 14 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda Singha SAG FTR 273.2 1'45.889 1.851 / 0.207
28 31 Carmelo MORALES SPA Desguaces La Torre G22 Moriwaki 265.4 1'46.059 2.021 / 0.170
29 9 Kenny NOYES USA Avintia-STX FTR 269.0 1'46.086 2.048 / 0.027
30 13 Anthony WEST AUS MZ Racing Team MZ-RE Honda 270.8 1'46.160 2.122 / 0.074
31 10 Martin CARDENAS COL Blusens-STX FTR 271.0 1'46.175 2.137 / 0.015
32 25 Alex BALDOLINI ITA Pons HP 40 Pons Kalex 272.0 1'46.247 2.209 / 0.072
33 32 Jacob GAGNE USA GPTech FTR 269.1 1'46.594 2.556 / 0.347
34 53 Valentin DEBISE FRA Speed Up FTR 271.5 1'46.953 2.915 / 0.359
35 73 JD BEACH USA Aeroport de Castello FTR 268.3 1'47.219 3.181 / 0.266
36 95 Mashel AL NAIMI QAT QMMF Racing Team Moriwaki 271.5 1'47.343 3.305 / 0.124
37 39 Robertino PIETRI VEN Italtrans Racing Team Suter 268.0 1'47.439 3.401 / 0.096
38 64 Santiago HERNANDEZ COL SAG Team FTR 269.0 1'48.170 4.132 / 0.731

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