Marc Marquez takes pole at Phillip Island, Jorge Lorenzo unhappy at towing Andrea Iannone ahead of him to second (on exact same lap time), championship leader Valentino Rossi only seventh.

Rossi leads team-mate Lorenzo by 18 points with three rounds of the MotoGP season remaining.

Anthony West and fellow Australian Damian Cudlin are returning to MotoGP as replacements for the injured Karel Abraham and Alex de Angelis...

Qualifying 2:1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 28.364s[Lap 7/8]338km/h (Top Speed)2.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 28.680s +0.316s[9/9]347km/h3.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 28.680s +0.316s[8/8]333km/h4.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 28.712s +0.348s[7/7]332km/h5.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 28.912s +0.548s[6/7]340km/h6.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 28.932s +0.568s[6/8]328km/h7.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 29.014s +0.650s[6/7]335km/h8.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 29.015s +0.651s[3/3]331km/h9.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 29.222s +0.858s[3/7]340km/h10.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 29.267s +0.903s[6/7]347km/h11.Scott ReddingGBREstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 29.499s +1.135s[3/7]338km/h12.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 29.626s +1.262s[7/9]337km/h

Qualifying 1:13.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 29.918s335km/h14.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 30.064s335km/h15.Jack MillerAUSLCR Honda (RC213V-RS)*1m 30.104s336km/h16.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)*1m 30.105s329km/h17.Yonny HernandezCOLOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 30.135s339km/h18.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 30.147s332km/h19.Loris BazFRAForward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*1m 30.173s329km/h20.Nicky HaydenUSAAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 30.376s328km/h21.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 30.634s331km/h22.Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 30.959s330km/h23.Anthony WestAUSAB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)1m 31.205s328km/h24.Toni EliasSPAForward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 31.837s331km/h25.Damian CudlinAUSE-Motion IodaRacing (ART)1m 33.884s315km/h

Blue Name = Factory - Official MotoGP 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) - Official MotoGP ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (Ducati) or any new MotoGP manufacturers (Suzuki and Aprilia).
22 litres of race fuel for Ducati, 24 litres for Suzuki and Aprilia. Same 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category.Red Name = Open - Full official MotoGP ECU, 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:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 29.081s (FP3)

Official Phillip Island MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 27.899s (2013)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 28.108s (2013)