Pol Espargaro asserted his first pole position as a Repsol Honda rider subsequent to setting the quickest time in qualifying at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Saturday.
The Spaniard bested qualifying in front of Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia and Yamaha’s world championship leader Fabio Quartararo.
Newbie Jorge Martin of Pramac Racing looked set for pole by a solid edge of 0.881 seconds however the lap time was dropped after it arose that he had totally missed turn eight, pushing him down to the fourth place.
Martin will be joined on the second line by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and the Aprilia of Aleix Espargaro.
Previous world boss Valentino Rossi, who is set to resign toward the finish of the period, will begin eighth on his Petronas Yamaha.