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Pole position for Noorani in Polo R Cup

other Updated: Jul 17, 2011 02:32 IST
Rohit Bhaskar
Rohit Bhaskar
Hindustan Times
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Mumbai's Rahil Noorani clinched pole position in the Polo R Cup Round 2 qualifying session on Saturday, outpacing Bangalore's Ajay Kini by just over five hundredths of a second. Pune driver Oshan Kothadiya rounded out the top three.

Round 1 winner Vishnu Prasad had a disappointing outing and will start Sunday's Race 1 ninth on the grid. Mihir Dharkar, who finished second in the both the Round 1 races will start on the seventh spot.

Noorani clocked a time of 1.16:439 to claim pole ahead of Kini, who used knowledge of local conditions to good effect.http://www.hindustantimes.com/images/HTPopups/170711/17_07_11pg22b.jpg

Alisha Abdullah, who became the first female driver to earn a podium finish in Round 1, will start tenth on the grid.