Dani Pedrosa ends Marc Marquez's perfect 2014 MotoGP pole run in Catalunya.

Pedrosa was holding pole when Marquez fell for the first time this year, leaving the reigning champion third on the grid.

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Q2: 1. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 40.985s [Lap 5/7] 342km/h (Top Speed) 2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 41.100s +0.115s [6/7] 339km/h 3. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 41.135s +0.150s [2/7] 344km/h 4. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 41.220s +0.235s [6/8] 344km/h 5. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 41.290s +0.305s [7/7] 342km/h 6. Aleix Espargaro ESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 41.308s +0.323s [5/6] 335km/h 7. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 41.337s +0.352s [5/6] 343km/h 8. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 41.491s +0.506s [3/8] 341km/h 9. Yonny Hernandez COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 41.671s +0.686s [7/7] 345km/h 10. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 41.677s +0.692s [7/7] 336km/h 11. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 41.751s +0.766s [3/8] 342km/h 12. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 42.024s +1.039s [4/4] 342km/h

Q1: 13. Cal Crutchlow GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 42.578s 14. Scott Redding GBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)* 1m 42.730s 15. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 42.955s 16. Nicky Hayden USA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 43.043s 17. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 43.226s 18. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 1m 43.360s 19. Broc Parkes AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)* 1m 43.530s 20. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 43.564s 21. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) 1m 43.737s 22. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Racing (Avintia) 1m 44.115s 23. Mike Di Meglio FRA Avintia Racing (Avintia)* 1m 45.012s 24. Michel Fabrizio ITA IodaRacing Project (ART) 1m 46.214s

Blue Name = Factory - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, 5 engine changes for the season. All engines identical throughout the year within the same team (development freeze). Black Name = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (only Ducati) plus any new MotoGP manufacturers.
Same 24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category. Fuel to be reduced to 22 litres should Ducati achieve a race win, two second places or three (dry) podiums. If Ducati claims three wins they will also lose the softer rear tyre. All other concessions confirmed until start of single ECU era in 2016. Red Name = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and greater testing opportunities relative to Factory. * Rookie

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Fastest practice time: Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda 1m 41.357s (FP3)

Official Catalunya MotoGP records: Best lap: Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 40.893s (2013) Fastest race lap: Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 42.358s (2008)

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