Marc Marquez claims MotoGP pole position ahead of a shock lap from Karel Abraham, at a damp Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina.

Sunday's race is forecast to be dry...

Qualifying 2:1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 47.512s[Lap 6/7]314km/h (Top Speed)2.Karel AbrahamCZEAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 48.275s +0.763s[6/7]304km/h3.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 48.278s +0.766s[7/8]312km/h4.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 48.908s +1.396s[6/8]314km/h5.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 49.008s +1.496s[5/8]303km/h6.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 49.218s +1.706s[7/7]306km/h7.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 49.272s +1.760s[8/8]310km/h8.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 49.323s +1.811s[7/7]307km/h9.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 49.630s +2.118s[3/7]306km/h10.Alvaro BautistaESPAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 49.724s +2.212s[8/8]312km/h11.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 49.825s +2.313s[7/7]306km/h12.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 50.725s +3.213s[7/7]307km/h

Qualifying 1:13.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 49.488s306km/h14.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 49.916s311km/h15.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 50.048s314km/h16.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 50.310s310km/h17.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 50.319s311km/h18.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 50.673s311km/h19.Bradley SmithGBRRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 50.676s305km/h20.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 50.910s312km/h21.Hector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 51.058s313km/h22.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 51.199s306km/h23.Alex RinsESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 52.340s308km/h

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team.Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
* Rookie

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Fastest practice time:Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 39.477s (FP2)

Official Termas de Rio Hondo MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 37.683s (2014)Fastest race lap:Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 39.019s (2015)

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By Peter McLaren

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