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Paris Hilton Racing Team’s Maverick Vinales set a time one second faster than his FP2 time of 1’44.597, putting him on pole for the 125cc MotoGP Assen, his second consecutive pole for the 2011 season in only his seventh World Championship start.
2011 125 MotoGP
Current 125 MotoGP Championship leader Nicolas Terol (Bankia Aspar) set the fastest time of the day in the first practice session for the category, as only a few riders improved their efforts in a wet afternoon FP2.
Sandro Cortese secured pole for the 125 category at Jerez Saturday with a fine late lap of 1’47.399 to beat Championship favorite and early standings leader Nico Terol (Bankia Aspar) to top spot in qualifying by 0.209s.
The 2009 FIM MotoGP World Championship this weekend continues a fierce run of four races in five weeks, following a brief respite, heading to Sachsenring in Germany for the Alice Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland. The halfway point of the premier class season, the race could end with either one of the top three at the head of the championship standings.
Saturday Guide – Alice TT Assen – Dutch TT Assen – Saturday 27 June
• Valentino Rossi, who is aiming for his 100th GP victory, starts from pole for the second time this year. Rossi has not won from pole since the Indianapolis Grand Prix last year.
• Second on the grid, Dani Pedrosa starts from the front row for the third time this year. He is the only Honda rider in MotoGP to have qualified on the front row in 2009. There have been seventeen races since the last Honda victory in MotoGP – Pedrosa at the Catalan GP last year.