Kyalami WSB: Crutchlow takes pole ahead of Toseland

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Sterilgarda Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow has taken his third pole position of the season ahead of team-mate James Toseland making it a Yamaha and Brit one two.

Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa and factory Ducati rider Michel Fabrizio rounded out the front row.

Series leader Leon Haslam qualified fifth, two places ahead of championship rival Max Biaggi, with Leon Camier completing the second row in eighth.

1. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 1min 37.243s
2. James Toseland GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 1min 37.260s
3. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198  1min 37.296s
4. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198  1min 37.368s
5. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000  1min 37.401s
6. Jakub Smrz CZE PATA B&G Racing Ducati 1198  1min 37.561s
7. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 1min 37.613s
8. Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 1min 38.148s
9. Luca Scassa ITA Supersonic Ducati 1198 1min 37.756s
10. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 37.875s
11. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 37.953s
12. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 38.206s
13. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 38.210s
14. Sheridan Morais RSA EmTek Aprilia RSV-4  1min 38.404s
15. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 38.471s
16. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198  1min 38.496s
17. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 38.917s
18. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1198 1min 39.037s
19. Chris Vermeulen AUS Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 39.317s
20. Broc Parkes AUS Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR 1min 40.713s
21. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 40.981s
22. Matteo Baiocco ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 41.526s

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