Kevin Magee of Australia took the pole position for the 50
Apr. 23, 1988
MADRID, Spain (AP) _ Kevin Magee of Australia took the pole position for the 500 c.c. class race of the Sunday's Spanish Motorcycling Grand Prix at the 2.38-mile Jarama circuit after achieving the best time in last official trials Saturday.
Magee, riding a Yamaha, turned the fastest time in 1 minute, 27.14 seconds, followed by Eddie Lawson of the United States, on a Yamaha, in 1:27.35.
Christian Sarron of France, on a Yamaha, was third in 1:27.62. Then came Wayne Gardner of Australia, on a Honda, in 1:27.67; American Wayne Raine, on a Yamaha, in 1:27.75; and Kevin Schwartz of the United States, on a Suziki, in 1:28.08.