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Marquez on pole for Czech GP

Brno, Czech Republic: World championship leader Marc Marquez claimed his fourth pole position of the season after leading Saturday's qualifying for the Czech MotoGP in Brno.

The three-time world MotoGP champion from Spain clocked 1min 54.981sec on his Honda to finish 0.92sec ahead of Italian veteran Valentino Rossi, of Yamaha, with Spaniard Dani Pedrosa at 0.138 for Honda.

It will be 24-year-old Marquez's 41st pole position in MotoGP.

Andrea Dovizioso led the Ducati challenge in fourth (+0.460s) followed by LCR Honda's Cal CrutchlowMaverick Vinales came seventh and will be in the third row. 

Marquez will start Sunday's race with a five-point lead over Vinales, six over Dovizioso and ten over Rossi.


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