Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez has taken his ninth pole – in eleven races – for tomorrow’s Czech Republic GP and has now qualified on the front row at the last twenty three MotoGP races, with teammate Dani Pedrosa will starting from the second row in fifth position.

It was an incredibly tight qualifying session with just half a second separating the top eleven riders. Marc secured pole position on his final lap of the session (6 of 7) with a time of 1’55.585, just 0.058 off the 2013 pole record (1’55.527, Crutchlow). Dani missed out on a front row start by just 0.086 with his time of 1’55.812, which he also recorded on lap 6 of 7.

Tomorrow’s race will start at 14h00 local time.

Marc Marquez

“I'm happy about the pole position today. I had Iannone behind me so the only solution was to push, because I had to set a hot lap. As for tomorrow's race, we have pole but the toughest rivals will start from the second row, especially Dani. We will see what condition Valentino is in and hopefully he can ride well, because he has also been strong this weekend and I hope Jorge can be in the fight too. I'm expecting a tough battle from start to finish for the win.”

Dani Pedrosa

"Today was positive as it didn't rain and we were able to try out tires in the dry. We are pretty clear now about which direction we will go for the race. It was a pity that we couldn't get a spot on the front row in qualifying, but it was difficult because the times were extremely close. I hope I can make a good start tomorrow and have a good race."

MotoGP 2014
Qualifying Round 11   Czech Republic

Results Session

Pos. Rider Num Nation Team Constructor Time/Gap
MotoGP 2014

Rider standings

Pos. Rider Num Nation Points Team Constructor
Location Information

The world’s most famous riders have taken part in GP events in Brno since 1930, where up until 1982 they would race through the villages and western parts of the city on a road track named after the first Czechoslovak President – T.G. Masaryk.The only venue that has hosted more… read more.

Length 5.403 kilometres / 3.357 miles
Width 15 metres
Left corners 6
Right corners 8
Longest straight 0.636 kilometres / 0.395 miles
Constructed 1987
Modified 1996

Automotodrom Brno, Brno, Czech Republic - View in Google Maps


Pole Position 1m54.596s (169.7 Km km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2016)
Race Lap 1m 56.027s (167.6 km/h) Dani Pedrosa (Honda, 2014)
Race Time 41m07.728s (166.6 km/h) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2018)
2020 Race Winner Brad Binder (KTM)