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Qualifying Results – 15 August 2015
Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took his second pole of the season and in the process destroyed the lap record. Second spot on the starting grid went to reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) with current Championship leader Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) third.
Heading the second row of the grid in fourth place will be Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) with Bradley Smith (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) with his best qualifying of the season in fifth ahead of Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) in sixth.
1 Jorge LORENZO (SPA) Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 1’54.989
2 Marc MARQUEZ (SPA) Repsol Honda Team Honda +0.074
3 Valentino ROSSI (ITA) Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha +0.364
Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) broke the pole lap record to take his fifth pole of the season finishing ahead of reigning World Champion Tito Rabat (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS ) who took second spot ahead of previous race winner Alex Rins (Paginas Amarillas HP 40) in third.
Fourth place went to Sandro Cortese (Dynavolt Intact GP) with Thomas Luthi (Derendinger Racing Interwetten) in fifth and Dominique Aegerter (Technomag Racing Intrewetten) sixth
1 Johann ZARC (FRA) Ajo Motorsport Kalex 2’01.614
2 Tito RABAT (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Kalex +0.259
3 Alex RINS (SPA ) Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex +0.287
Niccolo Antonelli (Ongetta-Rivacold) took his first pole of the season with a time that was slower than Danny Kent’s (Leopard Racing) fastest time in FP3. This was due to higher temperatures during qualifying providing less grip on the track surface. Second place went to Kent with Jorge Navarro (Estrella Galicia 0,0) making it an all Honda front row in third.
In fourth place was Fabio Quartararo (Estrella Galicia 0,0) with Alexis Masbou (SAXOPRINT RTG) in fifth and Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Ajo) sixth.
Less than one second separated the top eighteen qualifiers.
1 Niccolò ANTONELLI (ITA) Ongetta-Rivacold Honda 2’07.667
2 Danny KENT (GBR) Leopard Racing Honda +0.002
3 Jorge NAVARRO (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda +0.033