17 Jul 2011

Stoner claims sixth pole

4:23 pm on 17 July 2011

The MotoGP championship leader Casey Stoner led a works Honda one-two to take pole position for the German Grand Prix.

The Australian beat Spanish team mate Dani Pedrosa by 0.252 seconds at the Sachsenring circuit with Spain's world champion Jorge Lorenzo completing the front row of the grid for Yamaha.

Stoner's pole, with a best time of one minute 21.681 seconds, was his sixth of the season.