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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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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.
Lorenzo was only a whisker behind and Stoner is sure to be stronger today which is why the market is so open, but at the prices Simoncelli is the value pick to earn his third pole position in five races.
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.
ran in AV edition only) Valencia's Bryan Herta has posted two pole positions, four straight top-five and a career-best in the Indy 500.
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.
The Technology Partnership has claimed 43 pole positions, 136 podium finishes, 227 points finishes, 58 fastest laps and 14 one-two finishes so far.
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.
In making it three pole positions in a row, Webber became the first Australian to achieve the feat since Sir Jack Brabham in 1960 and the first driver in F1 since Ferrari's Felipe Massa three years ago, The BBC reports.
I've never had so many pole positions in a season before," said Byrne.