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Rossi (500) and Katoh (250) on Pole for Catalunya GP

Honda’s Valentino Rossi found his fourth pole position this year for tomorrow’s 500 GP race at Catalunya, Spain. 500 GP rookie Shinya Nakano (Yamaha) will line up second ahead of Loris Capirossi (Honda) and Max Biaggi (Yamaha).

In the 250 class, the Honda of Daijiro Katoh was again quickest, and he will line up on pole position ahead of three Aprilas ridden by Tetsuya Harada, Fonsi Nieto and Marco Melandri.

500cc Final Qualifying (Top 10)

1.	Valentino Rossi		#46	HONDA		1:45.507
2.	Shinya Nakano		#56	YAMAHA		1:45.518
3.	Loris Capirossi		#65	HONDA		1:45.603
4.	Max Biaggi		#3	YAMAHA		1:45.682
5.	Alex Barros		#4	HONDA		1:45.761
6.	Jurgen vd Goorbergh	#17	PROTON KR	1:45.833
7.	Kenny Roberts		#1	SUZUKI		1:45.952
8.	Norick Abe		#6	YAMAHA		1:46.067
9.	Tohru Ukawa		#11	HONDA		1:46.159
10.	Alex  Criville		#28	HONDA		1:46.650

250cc Final Qualifying (Top 10)

1.	Daijiro Katoh		#74	HONDA		1:47.261
2.	Tetsuya Harada		#31	APRILIA		1:47.626
3.	Fonsi Nieto		#10 	APRILIA		1:47.800
4.	Marco Melandri		#5	APRILIA		1:47.882
5.	Jeremy McWilliams	#99	APRILIA		1:47.944
6.	Roberto Rolfo		#44	APRILIA		1:48.092
7.	Emilio Alzamora		#7	HONDA		1:48.136
8.	Roberto Locatelli	#15	APRILIA		1:48.225
9.	Randy De Puniet		#81	APRILIA		1:48.245
10.	Alex Debon		#6	APRILIA			1:48.405