Phillip Island MotoGP: Salom takes Moto3 pole

By Liam Marsden -

MotoGP

 19 October 2013 09:20

Moto3 championship leader Luis Salom will start from pole position at Phillip Island after setting a best time of 1'36.890 in qualifying.

Salom's championship rivals Maverick Vinales and Alex Rins failed to keep pace with their fellow Spaniard and they will start from fourth and fifth respectively with Jonas Folger and Efren Vazquez on the front row. Isaac Vinales completes the second row in sixth on the Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda.

Brit John McPhee will start from 17th on the grid.

1 39 Luis SALOM SPA Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 244.3 1'36.890 
2 94 Jonas FOLGER GER Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 239.8 1'37.268 0.378 / 0.378
3 7 Efren VAZQUEZ SPA Mahindra Racing Mahindra 242.7 1'37.292 0.402 / 0.024
4 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team Calvo KTM 243.2 1'37.361 0.471 / 0.069
5 42 Alex RINS SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 KTM 245.3 1'37.382 0.492 / 0.021
6 32 Isaac VIÑALES SPA Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda 235.7 1'37.543 0.653 / 0.161
7 22 Ana CARRASCO SPA Team Calvo KTM 245.2 1'37.544 0.654 / 0.001
8 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA POR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 243.9 1'37.553 0.663 / 0.009
9 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN MAL Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 242.0 1'37.685 0.795 / 0.132
10 8 Jack MILLER AUS Caretta Technology - RTG FTR Honda 244.0 1'37.747 0.857 / 0.062
11 10 Alexis MASBOU FRA Ongetta-Rivacold FTR Honda 242.4 1'37.774 0.884 / 0.027
12 23 Niccolò ANTONELLI ITA GO&FUN Gresini Moto3 FTR Honda 240.4 1'37.847 0.957 / 0.073
13 12 Alex MARQUEZ SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 KTM 245.5 1'37.875 0.985 / 0.028
14 84 Jakub KORNFEIL CZE Redox RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 237.9 1'38.074 1.184 / 0.199
15 41 Brad BINDER RSA Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 239.4 1'38.077 1.187 / 0.003
16 61 Arthur SISSIS AUS Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 244.7 1'38.111 1.221 / 0.034
17 5 Romano FENATI ITA San Carlo Team Italia FTR Honda 240.5 1'38.124 1.234 / 0.013
18 89 Alan TECHER FRA CIP Moto3 TSR Honda 238.7 1'38.164 1.274 / 0.040
19 17 John MCPHEE GBR Caretta Technology - RTG FTR Honda 242.3 1'38.182 1.292 / 0.018
20 65 Philipp OETTL GER Interwetten Paddock Moto3 Kalex KTM 241.2 1'38.258 1.368 / 0.076
21 31 Niklas AJO FIN Avant Tecno KTM 242.3 1'38.372 1.482 / 0.114
22 4 Francesco BAGNAIA ITA San Carlo Team Italia FTR Honda 242.8 1'38.488 1.598 / 0.116
23 11 Livio LOI BEL Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex KTM 243.8 1'38.637 1.747 / 0.149
24 3 Matteo FERRARI ITA Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda 239.4 1'38.701 1.811 / 0.064
25 53 Jasper IWEMA NED RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 239.6 1'38.753 1.863 / 0.052
26 57 Eric GRANADO BRA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 241.3 1'38.802 1.912 / 0.049
27 43 Luca GRUENWALD GER Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 240.3 1'38.813 1.923 / 0.011
28 77 Lorenzo BALDASSARRI ITA GO&FUN Gresini Moto3 FTR Honda 234.2 1'38.835 1.945 / 0.022
29 9 Toni FINSTERBUSCH GER Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 245.1 1'38.892 2.002 / 0.057
30 21 Luca AMATO GER Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 239.7 1'39.228 2.338 / 0.336
31 58 Juanfran GUEVARA SPA CIP Moto3 TSR Honda 238.7 1'39.277 2.387 / 0.049
32 29 Hyuga WATANABE JPN La Fonte Tascaracing FTR Honda 237.4 1'39.350 2.460 / 0.073
33 80 Hafiq AZMI MAL La Fonte Tascaracing FTR Honda 236.6 1'40.945 4.055 / 1.595
34 75 Lachlan KAVNEY AUS Bullet Racing Bullet 231.5 1'43.421 6.531 / 2.476
 47 Callum BARKER AUS Barker - McVey Racing Honda 218.6 1'45.949 9.059 / 2.528