Jorge Lorenzo takes MotoGP pole
MOTEGI, Japan -- World championship leader Jorge Lorenzo has won the pole position for Sunday's Japan MotoGP.
The Spaniard clocked a time of 1 minute, 49.969 seconds on his Yamaha at the 3-mile Twin Ring Motegi circuit on Saturday, 0.246 seconds ahead of compatriot and Honda rider Dani Pedrosa.
Another Yamaha rider, Cal Crutchlow of Britain, completed the front row after finishing third with a time of 1:44.969.
Yamaha's Ben Spies of the United States heads the second row where ...
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