125cc: Iannone takes dominant pole

Andrea Iannone will start on pole position for the Czech 125cc Grand Prix, his second of the season, after dominating qualifying at Brno

125cc: Iannone takes dominant pole

The Ongetta Aprilia rider withstood the best efforts of Nicolas Terol and Sandro Cortese to take the top spot with a lap of 2m08.171s.

Championship leader Julian Simon was fourth fastest after Aspar team-mate Bradley Smith failed to move ahead of him despite a last-lap dash which put him fifth on the grid.

Stefan Bradl also set a late flier to go sixth fastest ahead of Sergio Gadea, Pol Espargaro, Efren Vazquez. Johann Zarco completed the top ten.

Marc Marquez could have been in the mix but the 16-year-old Spaniard crashed his Red Bull KTM and will start the race from 20th on the grid.

Pos Rider Bike Time 1. Andrea Iannone Aprilia 2m08.171s 2. Nicolas Terol Aprilia 2m08.484s + 0.313s 3. Sandro Cortese Derbi 2m08.507s + 0.336s 4. Julian Simon Aprilia 2m08.542s + 0.371s 5. Bradley Smith Aprilia 2m08.957s + 0.786s 6. Stefan Bradl Aprilia 2m09.184s + 1.013s 7. Sergio Gadea Aprilia 2m09.240s + 1.069s 8. Pol Espargaró Derbi 2m09.418s + 1.247s 9. Efren Vazquez Derbi 2m09.434s + 1.263s 10. Johann Zarco Aprilia 2m09.462s + 1.291s 11. Joan Olive Derbi 2m09.480s + 1.309s 12. Simone Corsi Aprilia 2m09.741s + 1.570s 13. Michael Ranseder Aprilia 2m09.962s + 1.791s 14. Luis Salom Aprilia 2m10.024s + 1.853s 15. Daniel Webb Aprilia 2m10.081s + 1.910s 16. Esteve Rabat Aprilia 2m10.239s + 2.068s 17. Marcel Schrötter Honda 2m10.269s + 2.098s 18. Jonas Folger Aprilia 2m10.269s + 2.098s 19. Takaaki Nakagami Aprilia 2m10.297s + 2.126s 20. Marc Márquez KTM 2m10.471s + 2.300s 21. Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 2m10.500s + 2.329s 22. Scott Redding Aprilia 2m10.685s + 2.514s 23. Randy Krummenacher Aprilia 2m10.752s + 2.581s 24. Dominique Agerter Derbi 2m10.958s + 2.787s 25. Lukáš Šembera Aprilia 2m11.074s + 2.903s 26. Luigi Morciano Aprilia 2m11.122s + 2.951s 27. Alessandro Tonucci Aprilia 2m11.332s + 3.161s 28. Jasper Iwema Honda 2m11.387s + 3.216s 29. Karel Pesek Derbi 2m12.123s + 3.952s 30. Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 2m12.286s + 4.115s 31. Alexis Masbou Loncin 2m12.303s + 4.132s 32. Luca Marconi Aprilia 2m12.482s + 4.311s 33. Tomoyoshi Koyama Loncin 2m12.840s + 4.669s 34. Luca Vitali Aprilia 2m13.176s + 5.005s 35. Ladislav Chmelik Honda 2m16.667s + 8.496s 36. Ivan Visak Honda 2m18.115s + 9.944s 
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