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Le Mans Moto2: Folger breaks record to take pole

Published: 17 May 2014

Updated: 24 November 2014

Jonas Folger broke the pole position lap record set by Marc Marquez in 2012 with a lap of 1.37.619 at Le Mans to secure the first place spot for tomorrow's Moto2 race.

Folger just edged out Esteve Rabat to pole position, thr Marc VDS rider crashed unhurt mid way through the session. Spaniard Luis Salom completes the front row in third.

Marc VDS rider Mika Kallio heads the second row in fourth place, ahead of Thomas Luthi and reigning Moto3 champion Maverick Vinales.

Brit Sam Lowes qualified at the front of the fourth row in 10th ahead of Xavier Simeon and Julian Simon.

1 94 Jonas FOLGER GER AGR Team Kalex 250.5 1'37.619 
2 53 Esteve RABAT SPA Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 251.5 1'37.623 0.004 / 0.004
3 39 Luis SALOM SPA Pons HP 40 Kalex 255.4 1'37.731 0.112 / 0.108
4 36 Mika KALLIO FIN Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 257.5 1'37.768 0.149 / 0.037
5 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2 Suter 253.4 1'37.773 0.154 / 0.005
6 3 Simone CORSI ITA NGM Forward Racing Kalex 253.6 1'37.809 0.190 / 0.036
7 40 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Pons HP 40 Kalex 253.2 1'37.884 0.265 / 0.075
8 88 Ricard CARDUS SPA Tech 3 Tech 3 251.9 1'37.929 0.310 / 0.045
9 11 Sandro CORTESE GER Dynavolt Intact GP Kalex 255.0 1'37.963 0.344 / 0.034
10 22 Sam LOWES GBR Speed Up Speed Up 251.1 1'38.032 0.413 / 0.069
11 19 Xavier SIMEON BEL Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Suter 249.7 1'38.112 0.493 / 0.080
12 60 Julian SIMON SPA Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 249.6 1'38.153 0.534 / 0.041
13 15 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM Tasca Racing Moto2 Suter 254.6 1'38.202 0.583 / 0.049
14 21 Franco MORBIDELLI ITA Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 253.2 1'38.322 0.703 / 0.120
15 77 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Technomag carXpert Suter 250.4 1'38.326 0.707 / 0.004
16 54 Mattia PASINI ITA NGM Forward Racing Kalex 251.3 1'38.432 0.813 / 0.106
17 23 Marcel SCHROTTER GER Tech 3 Tech 3 252.1 1'38.449 0.830 / 0.017
18 96 Louis ROSSI FRA SAG Team Kalex 252.5 1'38.505 0.886 / 0.056
19 90 Lucas MAHIAS FRA Promoto Sport Transfiormers 247.3 1'38.616 0.997 / 0.111
20 5 Johann ZARCO FRA AirAsia Caterham Caterham Suter 248.8 1'38.686 1.067 / 0.070
21 30 Takaaki NAKAGAMI JPN IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia Kalex 250.3 1'38.696 1.077 / 0.010
22 81 Jordi TORRES SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 249.8 1'38.731 1.112 / 0.035
23 8 Gino REA GBR AGT REA Racing Suter 252.6 1'38.903 1.284 / 0.172
24 4 Randy KRUMMENACHER SWI IodaRacing Project Suter 248.3 1'38.980 1.361 / 0.077
25 49 Axel PONS SPA AGR Team Kalex 252.3 1'38.988 1.369 / 0.008
26 55 Hafizh SYAHRIN MAL Petronas Raceline Malaysia Kalex 250.4 1'39.126 1.507 / 0.138
27 95 Anthony WEST AUS QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 250.6 1'39.255 1.636 / 0.129
28 18 Nicolas TEROL SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 253.5 1'39.298 1.679 / 0.043
29 7 Lorenzo BALDASSARRI ITA Gresini Moto2 Suter 249.3 1'39.462 1.843 / 0.164
30 2 Josh HERRIN USA AirAsia Caterham Caterham Suter 252.0 1'39.621 2.002 / 0.159
31 45 Tetsuta NAGASHIMA JPN Teluru Team JiR Webike TSR 249.4 1'39.639 2.020 / 0.018
32 10 Thitipong WAROKORN THA APH PTT The Pizza SAG Kalex 251.3 1'39.724 2.105 / 0.085
33 97 Roman RAMOS SPA QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 247.7 1'39.816 2.197 / 0.092
34 25 Azlan SHAH MAL IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia Kalex 248.9 1'40.081 2.462 / 0.265
35 70 Robin MULHAUSER SWI Technomag carXpert Suter 248.2 1'40.755 3.136 / 0.674

 

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