19 Jul 2009

Rossi grabs pole at German Moto GP

6:36 pm on 19 July 2009

Rain hasn't stopped Italy's Valentino Rossi from claiming pole position for the German Moto Grand Prix.

The Yamaha rider clocked 1min 32 seconds to snatch top spot from Spanish teammate Jorge Lorenzo.

Australian Casey Stoner was third fastest ahead of American Nicky Hayden who finished fourth after surviving a dramatic fall in treacherous conditions which brought down six riders.