Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery

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  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    You've Got Two Minutes
    With a flying lap time of just over two minutes, a pit lane start would give precious little time to complete the out lap before the flag signalled the end of qualifying
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    Doohan's Out Lap
    He treated the out-lap like a race, passing everyone to make sure he was first across the line and so would have a clear lap ahead of him
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    Crafar's Wait
    All he could do was wait in the pits and watch on the monitors. Had he done enough to secure pole position?
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    First Split
    Doohan's 0.1 seconds up
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    Third Split
    Doohan half a second to the good. This can't be happening!
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    Over The Line
    Doohan crosses the line to take pole position by 0.4 seconds
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    As Good as a Victory Lap
    Doohan accepts the applause of the crowd after possibly the greatest GP lap ever
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    How Did He Do That?
    When faced with talent such as Doohan's, all you can do is shrug your shoulders and bow to the inevitable
  • Was This The Best MotoGP Pole Lap Ever? - gallery
    Pole and Lap Record
    Doohan breaks Schwantz's seven year old lap record
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