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Motorcycling-Quartararo storms to Aragon GP pole after practice crash

18 Oct 2020 / 09:55 H.

    Oct 17 (Reuters) - Championship leader Fabio Quartararo of Petronas Yamaha shrugged off a crash in practice to clinch pole position at the Aragon Grand Prix on Saturday.

    The Frenchman lost control of his bike at turn 14 in Free Practice 3 (FP3) and was thrown off, landing hip first on the tarmac before being taken away on a stretcher.

    X-rays showed he had not broken any bones, however, and the 21-year-old ensured he would start on the front row ahead of Yamaha's Maverick Vinales and LCR Honda's Cal Crutchlow. (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond)

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