MotoGP »

125: Marquez on pole at Sepang.

Marc Marquez has put the outgoing factory KTM team on pole position for the penultimate round of the 125cc World Championship, at Sepang in Malaysia.

The Spaniard took his second pole of the season, and his grand prix career, by just 0.055sec from new world champion Julian Simon (Aspar Aprilia).

Simon's team-mate and Friday pace setter Bradley Smith, who needs to secure four points more than Nicolas Terol to secure second in the championship on Sunday, suffered a painful highside out of the final hairpin while holding second position with three minutes to go. The Englishman then lost the position to Simon.

Sandro Cortese was the top Derbi in fourth, while Terol will head row two for Jack & Jones Aprilia. Double 2009 race winner Pol Espargaro was left eleventh after an early fall.

Qualifying - Sepang:

1. Marquez (KTM)
2. Simon (Aprilia) +0.055sec
3. Smith (Aprilia) +0.453sec
4. Cortese (Derbi) +0.475sec
5. Terol (Aprilia) +0.647sec
6. Rabat (Aprilia) +0.930sec
7. Olive (Derbi) +1.060sec
8. Webb (Aprilia) +1.164sec
9. Vazquez (Derbi) +1.164sec
10. Folger (Aprilia) +1.236sec

17. Redding (Aprilia) +1.728sec



Tagged as: KTM , 125 , Sepang , Marc Marquez

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Marquez, Malaysian 125GP 2009
Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, Rossi, Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, Rossi, British MotoGP race 2014
Rossi, Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez and Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Lorenzo, Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez and Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez and Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez and Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez and Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, British MotoGP race 2014
Lorenzo, Marquez, Rossi, Dovizioso, Pedrosa, British MotoGP race 2014
Marquez, Lorenzo, British MotoGP race 2014
Lorenzo, Marquez British MotoGP race 2014

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


proliteboss - Unregistered

October 25, 2009 1:49 AM

Bradley is in fine spirits, his foot is bloody painful and he will race Sunday for the win which everyone track side knows he can acheive, hopefully in a few hours we will so happy



© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.