ROSSI TAKES POLE AT HOME RACE

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Seven-time MotoGP world cham­pion Valentino Rossi will be on pole po­si­tion for his home Ital­ian Grand Prix to­day (4pm UAE time). It’s the sec­ond pole of the sea­son for Rossi - who also qual­i­fied first and then won the Span­ish GP - and his first at Mugello since 2008, when he last won the Ital­ian race. Rossi, who rides for the Mo­vis­tar Yamaha team, clocked one minute, 46.504 sec­onds to fin­ish 0.094 ahead of Mav­er­ick Vi­nales of Suzuki. An­drea Ian­none of Du­cati was third, and Span­ish ri­vals Marc Mar­quez and Jorge Lorenzo were fourth and fifth place, re­spec­tively.

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