MotoGP: Lorenzo takes pole in Australian MotoGP

Oct 20, 2013, 05:07 IST | AFP

Defending world champion Jorge Lorenzo shattered the Phillip Island lap record in claiming pole position Saturday for the Australian MotoGP.

The Spanish Yamaha racer clocked a best lap of one minute 27.899 seconds, 0.221secs ahead of championship leader Marc Marquez, also of Spain. It is Lorenzo’s 28th career MotoGP pole and third of the season.

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