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pole position

(in motor racing) the starting position on the inside of the front row, generally considered the best one
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The Spanish superstar has won from pole position at the track every time he has raced there since 2010.
LEWIS HAMILTON blew away his rivals to claim his sixth straight pole position for this afternoon's Belgian Grand Prix.
london: Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship Pro-Am 1 points leader Ahmad Al Harthy will start both of this weekend's races at Donington Park from the class pole position after an exceptionally strong performance in qualifying at the East
The McLaren driver, finished in third place in both races at Australia and Malaysia, despite starting both races in pole position.
Lewis Hamilton: 2nd (157pts); wins: 2; pole positions: 1 On several occasions this season Hamilton has been forced to wring the neck out of his car just to stay in touch with the Red Bulls and in the hunt for the championship.
With best of timings of riders in the two qualifying sessions taken while deciding the pole positions, Krisdianto will start on pole, followed by another Indonesian Florianus Roy.
The Fiat Yamaha rider will start from pole position at Estoril after making his debut at the circuit ahead of tomorrow's third race of the season.
The Orlando-based Scot bagged pole position, fastest lap and a flag-to-flag victory in a brilliant drive at Cleveland last weekend to move three points behind series leader Jon Fogarty.
And that came on the back of his double success as a guest in the Michelin Porsche Cup field which means that in the space of eight days he logged four pole positions, four race wins, three fastest laps and two lap records.
But with four wins and four pole positions this year he is more than capable of getting involved in the battle at the front.
Sao Paulo, Nov 27(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, who has set the fastest time during qualifying for today's Brazilian Grand Prix, has broken Nigel Mansell's 19-year record for the most pole positions in a season.
He has secured back-to-back pole positions for the first time in 14 months to leave Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel in the shade at the Nurburgring.