Valentino Rossi takes pole position for his home Italian MotoGP at Mugello for the first time since 2008.

The Italian gained a tow from future team-mate Maverick Vinales, who went on to snatch second on the grid ahead of practice leader Andrea Iannone.

Tito Rabat ruled out of the remainder of the weekend due to a fractured collarbone in FP3...

Qualifying 2:1.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 46.504s[Lap 7/8]340km/h (Top Speed)2.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 46.598s +0.094s[7/7]340km/h3.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 46.607s +0.103s[5/8]347km/h4.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 46.759s +0.255s[2/7]341km/h5.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 46.882s +0.378s[8/8]340km/h6.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 47.186s +0.682s[6/6]340km/h7.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 47.218s +0.714s[7/8]342km/h8.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 47.247s +0.743s[9/9]339km/h9.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.261s +0.757s[6/7]349km/h10.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.359s +0.855s[5/6]345km/h11.Michele PirroITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 47.361s +0.857s[6/6]346km/h12.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 47.436s +0.932s[7/7]346km/h

Qualifying 1:13.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 47.089s348km/h14.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 47.159s339km/h15.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 47.555s343km/h16.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 47.659s335km/h17.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 47.830s335km/h18.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 48.111s345km/h19.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 48.372s331km/h20.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 48.646s336km/h21.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 48.991s339km/h
Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*No Time

Blue Name = No Concessions.
7 engine changes for the season. Engines must be identical throughout season within same team (development freeze). 5 days of private testing.Black Name = Concessions.
9 engine changes. No engine development freeze. Unlimited private testing.* Rookie

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Fastest practice time:Andrea Iannone ITA Ducati 1m 46.991s (FP3)

Official Mugello MotoGP records:Best lap: Andrea Iannone ITA Ducati 1m 46.489s (2015)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 47.639s (2013)

By Peter McLaren


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