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the most favorable position at the start of a race

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It marked Hamilton's 10th pole from 11 races this season, and with it, an unassailable lead in the race for the pole position trophy, a title which Rosberg won last year.
63mph) on his second set of tyres to seal the round three Pro-Am 1 pole position by just over 0.
He has yet to record a pole position in 2011 and is passed over even at 8-1 despite being only 0.
Thailand's Decha Kraisat, who is breathing down the neck of championship leader and compatriot Chalermpol Polamai in Supersport 600cc, grabbed the pole position after returning with the fastest timing of 1: 45.
Summary: Red Bull's Mark Webber will start on pole position at the German Grand Prix on Sunday after finishing first in qualifying.
Istanbul, May 29(ANI): Red Bull Formula One racing driver Mark Webber on Saturday claimed his third straight pole position of the season, when he clocked the fastest time in qualifying for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix.
SHANE BYRNE continued to dominate the Bennett's British Superbike championship by snatching his fourth pole position of the season for today's fifth title round at Snetterton.
The run ended a virtual General Motors stranglehold on pole positions.
Keaveney continued, "Bryan is very consistent this year, running 5th in overall points and capturing 3 pole positions (Phoenix, St.
This year's pole positions - Qatar C Stoner Spain C Stoner Portugal J Lorenzo.
The past five seasons have been fruitless for Felipe Giaffone, as far as finding pole positions.
The Honda star, already world champion for a fourth time after winning 12 of this season's 14 races, said: "To win 12 pole positions in succession is personally satisfying and it would be fantastic to win my 13th grand prix of the season today, but we will just have to see what happens.
In 2003, Newman, who races for Penske Racing South, won a series-high eight races and 11 pole positions and was named SPEED Channel Driver of the Year.
Hills offer 12-1 that the Milton Keynes team take all 19 pole positions this season.
With five victories and four pole positions, both season-high totals, Zanardi succeeded Target/Chip Ganassi teammate Jimmy Vasser as CART champion.