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Qualification report for Minneapolis Supercross

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With four minutes left on the clock, Joey Savatgy trimmed nearly three-quarters of a second off his first session and posted the quickest time in 450s qualification. He will attempt to score his first top five of the season in Round 6 at Minneapolis. Last week in San Diego, he posted his best result of seventh.

Last week’s winner Eli Tomac was second fastest with a time of 46.824. Marvin Musquin (46.828) rounds out the top three.

The fastest rider from Group B was Adam Enticknap with a time of 49.483 that was 19th-fastest overall.

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In the 250 class:

The East drivers got their first taste of competition with Austin Forkner setting fast time with a 46.641 despite laying his Kawasaki down as he tried to pass a slower rider with five minutes remaining in the second session.

He beat Justin Cooper (46.804) and Chase Sexton (47.153).

Jayce Pennington (49.044) was the fastest rider from Group B. He landed 16th on the chart.

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Qualification each week can be seen live with NBC’s Sport Gold Supercross / Motocross season pass, which can be purchased at https://www.nbcsports.com/gold.

MORE: Minneapolis Preview: Eli Tomac bids for back-to-back wins

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen takes pole at Brazilian GP

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has taken pole position for Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

It’s the second career pole for the Dutch driver, who beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just 0.123 seconds.

Verstappen’s first pole was earlier this season at the Hungarian GP in August.

Six-time champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes will start from third position. The 2018 winner at Interlagos finished 0.191 seconds back.

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull’s Alexander Albon finished in fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively.

Hamilton was fastest in final practice earlier Saturday, 0.026 quicker than Verstappen.

The Brazilian GP on Sunday is the penultimate race of the season. Hamilton secured the season title, his sixth, in the previous race in the U.S.