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the most favorable position at the start of a race

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"It is fantastic to get pole position in such a big race and against such a great backdrop as here in Japan.
Stark is fully aware of how important the pole position is to him for a maiden world crown that he could be in the running heading into next week's Grand Prix of Sharjah -- the final round of the 2018 UIM F1 H2O World Championship.
The 33-year-old Mercedes driver, who posted his fastest lap of one minute and 26.067 seconds, finished 0.664 faster than Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to grab 73rd career pole position.
"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."
Lorenzo said: "Before qualifying, I thought a lap similar to the time this morning would be good enough for pole position but I was wrong."
But the report says Manchester United are in pole position to do business, with Louis van Gaal making a right-back one of his key priority areas.
The Mercedes driver, who leads the Formula One championship after winning two of three races so far, finished 0.411 seconds ahead of Vettel and 0.558 clear of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg -- who had started the previous two Bahrain GPs from pole position.
Aside from Nico Rosberg and Lewis Aside from Nico Rosberg and Lewis hamilton, who is the only driver to Hamilton, who is the only driver to have claimed pole position in the 2014 have claimed pole position in the 2014 F1 season?
CITROEN driver Jose Maria Lopez claimed his third pole position of the World Touring Car Championship T season at the Moscow Raceway.
London: Avon Tyres British GT Championship sophomore racer Ahmad Al Harthy delivered a career-best qualifying performance at Oulton Park International Circuit on Saturday, to secure pole position for the opening round of the 2014 season by more than half a second.
Pardew, when asked about Cabaye before today's home clash with Stoke City, said: "He is improving and is improving around us because he is in an environment where he has got pole position. He has got pole position in my team, and that's nice for a player like him.
By Sports Reporter/Doha Kuwait's Youssef al-Abdulrazzaq and Frenchman Mickael Poret claimed pole position in their respective Runabout GP1 and Ski Division GP1 classes at the UIM-ABP Aquabike Grand Prix of Qatar on Doha Corniche yesterday afternoon.
ARTHUR Pic claimed the pole position in the MRF Challenge, the sole support race for the Indian Grand Prix, at the Buddh International Circuit on Friday.
L'Allemand Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault), triple champion du monde en titre, partira comme en Australie en pole position du Grand Prix de Malaisie dimanche, a cote du Bresilien Felipe Massa et devant l'Espagnol Fernando Alonso, dans leurs Ferrari.