Motegi 125GP: Zarco takes pole in Japan

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MotoGP

 01 October 2011 08:58

Johann Zarco (Avant-AirAsia-Ajo) took his third pole position of the season at Motegi, qualifying ahead of Bankia Aspar team mates Héctor Faubel and Nicolas Terol who start from second and third on the grid.

Maverick Viñales (Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing) leads an all-Spanish second row in fourth, with Alberto Moncayo (Team Andalucía Banca Cívica) and Efrén Vázquez (Avant-AirAsia-Ajo) close behind in fifth and sixth.

Sandro Cortese (Intact Racing Team Germany) and Jonas Folger (Red Bull Ajo Motorsport) qualified in seventh and eighth. The German riders will start ahead of Bankia Aspar’s Adrián Martín in ninth.

Danny Kent (Red Bull Ajo MotorSport) qualified in eighteenth, ahead of Danny Webb (Mahindra Racing) in nineteenth. Harry Stafford qualified in twenty-fourth, whilst Taylor Mackenzie (Phonica Racing) will start from twenty-eighth on the grid.

1. Johann ZARCO FRA Avant-AirAsia-Ajo Derbi 218.4 1'57.888 
2. Hector FAUBEL SPA Bankia Aspar Team 125cc Aprilia 221.1 1'58.130
3. Nicolas TEROL SPA Bankia Aspar Team 125cc Aprilia 221.6 1'58.248 
4. Maverick VIÑALES SPA Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing Aprilia 220.0 1'58.458 
5. Alberto MONCAYO SPA Andalucia Banca Civica Aprilia 218.5 1'58.937 
6. Efren VAZQUEZ SPA Avant-AirAsia-Ajo Derbi 218.1 1'59.002 
7. Sandro CORTESE GER Intact-Racing Team Germany Aprilia 217.5 1'59.178 
8. Jonas FOLGER GER Red Bull Ajo MotorSport Aprilia 220.6 1'59.210 
9. Adrian MARTIN SPA Bankia Aspar Team 125cc Aprilia 219.0 1'59.418 
10. Alessandro TONUCCI ITA Team Italia FMI Aprilia 213.4 1'59.917 
11. Luigi MORCIANO ITA Team Italia FMI Aprilia 215.4 1'59.977 
12. Luis SALOM SPA RW Racing GP Aprilia 215.8 1'59.978 
13. Jakub KORNFEIL CZE Ongetta-Centro Seta Aprilia 216.7 2'00.143 
14. Josep RODRIGUEZ SPA Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing Aprilia 217.9 2'00.164 
15. Jasper IWEMA NED Ongetta-Abbink Metaal Aprilia 216.2 2'00.367 
16. Marcel SCHROTTER GER Mahindra Racing Mahindra 210.4 2'00.413
17. Louis ROSSI FRA Matteoni Racing Aprilia 213.4 2'00.510 
18. Danny KENT GBR Red Bull Ajo MotorSport Aprilia 213.6 2'00.514 
19. Danny WEBB GBR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 212.5 2'00.781 
20. Giulian PEDONE SWI Phonica Racing Aprilia 212.2 2'00.939
21. Alexis MASBOU FRA Caretta Technology KTM 214.6 2'01.003
22. Niklas AJO FIN TT Motion Events Racing Aprilia 214.9 2'01.149 
23. Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN MAL Airasia-Sic-Ajo Derbi 214.5 2'01.234
24. Harry STAFFORD GBR Ongetta-Centro Seta Aprilia 212.1 2'01.286
25. Hikari OOKUBO JPN 18 Garage Racing Team Honda 208.4 2'01.422
26. Jack MILLER AUS Caretta Technology KTM 211.0 2'01.442 
27. Brad BINDER RSA Andalucia Banca Civica Aprilia 214.7 2'01.682
28. Taylor MACKENZIE GBR Phonica Racing Aprilia 210.8 2'01.914 
29. Joan PERELLO SPA Matteoni Racing Aprilia 206.9 2'01.939
30. Sturla FAGERHAUG NOR WTR-Ten10 Racing Aprilia 212.1 2'02.141 
31. Hyuga WATANABE JPN Project u 7C Harc Honda 207.8 2'02.234 
32. Syunya MORI JPN Phonica Racing Aprilia 212.0 2'02.247
33. Takehiro YAMAMOTO JPN Team Nobby Honda 203.0 2'04.122 
34. Jun OHNISHI JPN Project u 7C Harc Honda 205.6 2'04.551
35. Luca FABRIZIO ITA WTR-Ten10 Racing Aprilia 207.5 2'05.631