27 Jun 2009

Rossi takes pole as he seeks 100th title

11:42 am on 27 June 2009

Valentino Rossi, who is looking for his 100th career victory tomorrow on the motorcycle track, took his second pole position of the season in the Netherlands today with a commanding display at the Assen TT circuit.

His Fiat Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo filled the third grid spot after just missing out with his final flying lap. Dani Pedrosa will start from second whilst Casey Stoner, who is joint championship leader along with Rossi and Lorenzo,

will head the second row. It is the fourth double front row for the Fiat Yamaha Team this season.