Tag: pole position
The new five-time world champion clocked a track record best lap in one minute and 7.281 seconds on his second run in the final session.
Marquez was hit with a hefty six-place grid penalty, meaning he will start in seventh.
Hamilton topped the times with a late flying lap that kept him narrowly ahead of his only remaining title rival Sebastian Vettel.
MotoGP championship leader Marc Márquez earned his 50th career pole position at the inaugural Thailand motorcycle Grand Prix.
Jorge Lorenzo set a new track record to beat Jack Miller and Maverick Viñales to pole position for the San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix.
Ricciardo, in blistering form since Thursday practice around the streets of the tiny Mediterranean principality, made sure of the top slot for his team's 250th race start with a quickest lap of one minute 10.810 seconds.
Lewis Hamilton roared back to form and secured a stunning pole position for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix when he delivered a record-breaking qualifying lap on Saturday.