Jorge Pedrosa takes pole in Malaysia

Published: 21 October, 2012 09:14 IST | AFP |

MotoGP leader seizes top position for Sunday's Malaysian event

MotoGP leader Jorge Lorenzo seized pole position for Sunday’s Malaysian MotoGP, with the Yamaha rider putting in a record lap in qualifying.

The Spaniard clocked a lap of 2 minutes 00.334 seconds at the end of the one-hour qualifying session on Saturday, breaking the circuit record of 2:00.518 set by Italian rider Valentino Rossi in qualifying in 2009. 

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