Updated: Sunday, 10 August 2014 03:46 | By Agence France-Presse

Marquez takes eighth pole of season

World champion Marc Marquez stormed to his eighth pole position of the season on Saturday for the Indianapolis Grand Prix where he will be chasing a perfect 10th win in 10 races.

Marquez takes eighth pole of season

Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team rounds the bend during the Indianapolis Grand Prix Free Practice at on August 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana - by Getty Images

The Spaniard clocked 1min 31.619sec on his Honda with Andrea Dovizioso in second place on a Ducati, 0.225sec off the pace.

Jorge Lorenzo, Aleix Espargaro and Valentino Rossi filled out the top five places on the grid for Sunday's race.

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