Saturday, May 17, 2008

Pedrosa on Pole in Le Mans

Dani Pedrosa snatched pole position from American veteran Colin Edwards in the final stages of qualifying for Sunday's French MotoGP at Le Mans.

The 34-year-old was on course for a second consecutive pole start until his time was beaten by the world championship leader.

Casey Stoner starts from third ahead of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, who was fifth despite two fractured ankles.

James Toseland starts from seventh, edged off row two by Nicky Hayden.

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