Martin posted a 1m43.198s on his first run in Q2 on Saturday morning to beat Brad Binder's Friday benchmark, which in turn surpassed Jorge Lorenzo's 2015 record, by almost three tenths of a second.It gives Martin a second pole in the last three races, as well as a 10th in a row for Ducati.Reigning champion Francesco Bagnaia emerged as Martin's closest challenger, improving on his final run to ...Keep reading

Source: MotoGP Japanese GP: Martin smashes lap record for pole