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Performing strongly in qualification is critically important to any race driver - on every occasion that I started from pole position in 2015, I was standing at the top of the podium at the end of the race.
My goal today was to get pole position and my last two laps were the best laps I had all weekend so I am really happy with them.
With only the top six drivers awarded points for Pole Position, there was very little Chiappe could do to deny Carella of the World Pole Position crown as the Qatar Team driver took his tally to 63 points, compared to Chiappe's 62.
55pm BETWEEN them, Casey Stoner and Marco Simoncelli have taken the last five MotoGP pole positions and the pair, along with world champion Jorge Lorenzo, look set to battle it out in this afternoon's German Grand Prix qualifying session at the Sachsenring, writes Adam Scriven.
It would have been nice to claim pole position for the race," Al Hameli said.
Obviously we would've liked pole position, but it will be interesting to see what the fuel loads are," he told the BBC.
However, that left him watching the pole position shoot-out from the pits and contemplating an 11th-place start.
It was his 64th career pole position, but only his first in 14 races.
Dalziel, who has two victories, three pole positions and three fastest race laps this season, now has his sights on another podium finish as the second half of the Championship gets under way at the Molson Indy Toronto on Saturday.
Mike Scherer, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Starcraft Automotive, also presented a $10,000 check for the "Starcraft Pole Position Owners Award" to Roger Penske.
Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of wireless games and content, today announced that arcade racing favorites Ridge Racer(R) 3D and Pole Position II(TM) are now available on mobile phones nationwide.
Summary: Mark Webber has taken pole position for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.