Le Mans Moto3: Vinales continues form to take pole

By Simon Patterson -

MotoGP

 18 May 2013 12:53

Maverick Vinales has continued the run of form that saw him take hisfirst win of the season at Jerez two weeks ago to finish qualifying top of the time sheets at Le Mans.

Blitzing the fastest time from free practice, he took the pole by a tenth of a second from Miguel Olivera's Mahindra.

German Jonas Folger was third, creating a front row nto dominated by the Spanish for the first time this season.

Row two was dominated by KTMs, with Alex Rins and Luis Salom (fresh from the medical centre after an earlier crash) ahead of the FTR Honda of Aussie Jack Miller.

Brits Danny Webb and John McPhee will start alongside each other back in 18th and 19th on the grid.

1 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team Calvo KTM 1'43.696
2 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA POR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 1'43.806 0.110 / 0.110
3 94 Jonas FOLGER GER Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 1'43.969 0.273 / 0.163
4 42 Alex RINS SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 KTM 1'44.123 0.427 / 0.154
5 39 Luis SALOM SPA Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 1'44.178 0.482 / 0.055
6 8 Jack MILLER AUS Caretta Technology - RTG FTR Honda 1'44.278 0.582 / 0.100
7 12 Alex MARQUEZ SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 KTM 1'44.320 0.624 / 0.042
8 32 Isaac VIÑALES SPA Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda 1'44.548 0.852 / 0.228
9 31 Niklas AJO FIN Avant Tecno KTM 1'44.560 0.864 / 0.012
10 10 Alexis MASBOU FRA Ongetta-Rivacold FTR Honda 1'44.600 0.904 / 0.040
18 99 Danny WEBB GBR Ambrogio Racing Suter Honda 1'44.889 1.193 / 0.017
19 17 John McPHEE GBR Caretta Technology - RTG FTR Honda 1'45.370 1.674 / 0.481