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Marc Marquez earns 1st pole position

Updated: April 20, 2013, 7:04 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Rookie Marc Marquez is the youngest driver ever to earn pole position in MotoGP. Can he use it to become the circuit's youngest winner?

The 20-year-old from Spain and his Honda dominated the practice rounds at the inaugural MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas, then easily left the field behind in Saturday's qualifying to post a time of 2 minutes, 3.021 seconds.

The day's fastest run came after Marquez tumbled off his motorcycle in a scary-looking crash in the morning ...

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