pole position


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pole position

n
1. (Motor Racing) (in motor racing) the starting position on the inside of the front row, generally considered the best one
2. an advantageous starting position

pole position

- Refers to pole as the term for the inside fence on a racecourse.
See also related terms for pole.
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Noun1.pole position - the most favorable position at the start of a race
position, place - the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"
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Pole Position
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We wanted pole position but the first row is a good start.
Summary: Red Bull's Mark Webber will start on pole position at the German Grand Prix on Sunday after finishing first in qualifying.
Lorenzo was only a whisker behind and Stoner is sure to be stronger today which is why the market is so open, but at the prices Simoncelli is the value pick to earn his third pole position in five races.
Germany's Sebastian Vettel put Red Bull on pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix after pushing Formula One championship leader Jenson Button off his pedestal.
KIMI RAIKKONEN made the most of championship leader Lewis Hamilton's qualifying crash by snatching pole position for Ferrari at the European Grand Prix.
FORMER MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi sent a warning to his title rivals by grabbing pole position for today's Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul.
Schumacher's back in front: Seven-time champion Michael Schumacher earned his first pole position of the season, clocking the fastest lap during qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.
The Orlando-based Scot bagged pole position, fastest lap and a flag-to-flag victory in a brilliant drive at Cleveland last weekend to move three points behind series leader Jon Fogarty.
Earlier, Rydell had put his Mondeo on pole position for round 16 - the main event at Snetterton last night - his fifth successive number one.
Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of wireless games and content, today announced that arcade racing favorites Ridge Racer(R) 3D and Pole Position II(TM) are now available on mobile phones nationwide.
McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton prevented Pastor Maldonado his first pole position by ensuring his third pole of the season
Summary: Mark Webber has taken pole position for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.