Damp qualifying conditions in Argentina led to some surprises. Although defending champ Marc Marquez (Honda) took pole position, the second spot went to Karel Abraham (Ducati) aboard a Ducati race bike two generations older than the current factory bike. Cal Crutchlow (Honda) will start from third position on the grid tomorrow. Dani Pedrosa (Honda) and Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) worked their way into Q2 after qualifying through Q1. They will start fifth and seventh, respectively.
Ducati factory teammates Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo both failed to make it out of Q1 and will start well back in the grid. You can follow this link for Full Qualifying Results.
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