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MotoGP Day Two – Marc Marquez grabs pole position

Johann Zarco (5) of France and Monster Yamaha Tech 3 in Turn 3 during FP3 at the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018, Chang International Circuit, Thailand on October 06, 2018.

PHOTO: Naratip Golf Srisupab/SEALs Sports Images

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez grabbed pole position in the inaugural Thailand Grand Prix Saturday, just ahead of Italian great Valentino Rossi.

The reigning world title-holder burst out front with 1.30.088 seconds, 0.011 ahead of Rossi’s 1.30.099 as Andrea Dovizioso rounded out the top three.

Marquez holds a comfortable 72-point lead over Dovizioso heading into Sunday’s race, where he is looking to close in on his fifth world title.

MotoGP Day Two - Marc Marquez grabs pole position | News by Thaiger

Marc Marquez (93) of Spain and Repsol Honda Team in Parc Ferme after qualifying at the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018, Chang International Circuit, Thailand on October 06, 2018.

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MotoGP Day Two - Marc Marquez grabs pole position | News by Thaiger

Andrea Dovizioso (04) of Italy and Ducati Team on Day 2 at the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018, Chang International Circuit, Thailand on October 06, 2018.

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MotoGP Day Two - Marc Marquez grabs pole position | News by Thaiger

Alex Rins (42) of Spain and Team SUZUKI ECSTAR in Turn 12 during FP3 at the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018, Chang International Circuit, Thailand on October 06, 2018.

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MotoGP Day Two - Marc Marquez grabs pole position | News by Thaiger

Valentino Rossi (46) of Italy and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP in Turn 3 during FP3 at the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018, Chang International Circuit, Thailand on October 06, 2018.

PHOTO: Naratip Golf Srisupab/SEALs Sports Images

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