Grand Prix: Stoner secures pole

Updated: 20 August 2007 08:47 IST

Australia's Casey Stoner continued his dominance of the 2007 MotoGP World Championship by claiming his fourth pole position of the year.

Grand Prix: Stoner secures pole
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Czech Republic:

Australia's Casey Stoner continued his dominance of the 2007 MotoGP World Championship by claiming his fourth pole position of the year - and third in succession - in the final qualifying session for the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic on Saturday.

The championship leader's fastest time of one minute, 56.884 seconds saw him finish 0.28 of a second ahead of defending champion Nicky Hayden in second place, while Spain's Dani Pedrosa claimed third.

In the 250cc category, reigning World champion Jorge Lorenzo steered his Aprilia to pole position - the current championship leader and MotoGP-bound Spaniard edging out compatriot Alex Debon by 0.658 of a second.

In the 125cc class, championship leader Gabor Talmacsi claimed his fourth 'pole' of the season.

Topics : Formula 1 Czech Republic
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