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Pedrosa takes pole at Spanish GP

Dani Pedrosa at the Jerez racetrack on Thursday. The Honda rider will start from pole position on Sunday.

Dani Pedrosa at the Jerez racetrack on Thursday. The Honda rider will start from pole position on Sunday.  

Dani Pedrosa of Spain took pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday, while defending MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi finished fourth.

Pedrosa rode his Honda around the 4.4-kilometer (2.7—mile) Jerez Circuit in 1 minute, 39.202 seconds to claim his 14th career pole.

Jorge Lorenzo of Spain will start second on the grid with Casey Stoner of Australia in third.

Rossi, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, made the last place on the front row after a late charge.

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