Marquez takes pole position for the Dutch MotoGP by just 0.041s from Crutchlow.

Rossi recovers from FP4 fall to claim final place on front row, while Dovizioso makes it four riders and three manufacturers within 0.079s.

Franco Morbidelli is out for the rest of the weekend with a left-hand fracture in FP3.

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Qualifying 2:

  1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 32.791s [Lap 8/8] 314km/h (Top Speed)
  2. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 32.832s +0.041s [Lap 8/8] 315k
  3. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 32.850s +0.059s [Lap 8/8] 309k
  4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 32.870s +0.079s [Lap 8/8] 316k
  5. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 32.933s +0.142s [Lap 7/7] 312k
  6. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 32.984s +0.193s [Lap 8/8] 314k
  7. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 33.029s +0.238s [Lap 8/8] 312k
  8. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 33.072s +0.281s [Lap 7/7] 309k
  9. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 33.120s +0.329s [Lap 7/8] 309k
  10. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 33.167s +0.376s [Lap 6/8] 313k
  11. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 1m 33.292s +0.501s [Lap 7/7] 312k
  12. Alvaro Bautista ESP Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 1m 34.015s +1.224s [Lap 6/8] 312k

Qualifying 1:

  1. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 1m 33.625s 308k
  2. Tito Rabat ESP Reale Avintia (GP17) 1m 33.666s 309k
  3. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 33.666s 309k
  4. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 1m 33.672s 311k
  5. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 33.995s 310k
  6. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 34.125s 313k
  7. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 1m 34.145s 310k
  8. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 34.149s 309k
  9. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 34.268s 314k
  10. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 35.192s 307k
  11. Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP16)* 1m 35.646s 308k

* Rookie

Fastest practice time:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 33.341s(FP3)

Official Assen MotoGP records:
Pole Position:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 33.617s (2015)
Fastest race lap:
Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 32.627s (2015)


By Peter McLaren