Le Mans Moto3: Vazquez to start from pole

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Spanish rider Efren Vazquez has secured his first ever Moto3 pole position at the Le Mans circuit with a time of 1.42.491.

The Honda rider beat championship hopeful Jack Miller to the front spot. Miller will start from second on the grid with Alex Rins rounding out the front row in third.

Frenchman Alexis Masbou heads the second row ahead of Niklas Ajo and Isaac Vinales.

British rider and Vazquez’ team-mate John McPhee will start from the middle of the third row in eighth place, sandwiched between Alex Marquez and Zulfhami Khairuddin.

Red Bull Husqvarna rider Danny Kent will start from 12th place on the grid.

1 7 Efren VAZQUEZ SPA SaxoPrint-RTG Honda 219.2 1’42.491 
2 8 Jack MILLER AUS Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 211.8 1’42.516 0.025 / 0.025
3 42 Alex RINS SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 216.0 1’42.718 0.227 / 0.202
4 10 Alexis MASBOU FRA Ongetta-Rivacold Honda 213.8 1’42.752 0.261 / 0.034
5 31 Niklas AJO FIN Avant Tecno Husqvarna Ajo Husqvarna 208.4 1’42.769 0.278 / 0.017
6 32 Isaac VIÑALES SPA Calvo Team KTM 214.0 1’42.815 0.324 / 0.046
7 12 Alex MARQUEZ SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 215.9 1’42.896 0.405 / 0.081
8 17 John MCPHEE GBR SaxoPrint-RTG Honda 214.4 1’42.936 0.445 / 0.040
9 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN MAL Ongetta-AirAsia Honda 216.4 1’42.991 0.500 / 0.055
10 5 Romano FENATI ITA SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM 216.1 1’43.068 0.577 / 0.077
11 98 Karel HANIKA CZE Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 211.0 1’43.112 0.621 / 0.044
12 52 Danny KENT GBR Red Bull Husqvarna Ajo Husqvarna 213.5 1’43.247 0.756 / 0.135
13 33 Enea BASTIANINI ITA Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 KTM 209.2 1’43.299 0.808 / 0.052
14 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA POR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 212.9 1’43.304 0.813 / 0.005
15 23 Niccolò ANTONELLI ITA Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 KTM 212.8 1’43.314 0.823 / 0.010
16 19 Alessandro TONUCCI ITA CIP Mahindra 208.4 1’43.391 0.900 / 0.077
17 21 Francesco BAGNAIA ITA SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM 208.8 1’43.487 0.996 / 0.096
18 58 Juanfran GUEVARA SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 215.2 1’43.644 1.153 / 0.157
19 38 Hafiq AZMI MAL SIC-AJO KTM 217.0 1’43.786 1.295 / 0.142
20 84 Jakub KORNFEIL CZE Calvo Team KTM 213.6 1’43.831 1.340 / 0.045
21 41 Brad BINDER RSA Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 208.8 1’43.946 1.455 / 0.115
22 65 Philipp OETTL GER Interwetten Paddock Moto3 Kalex KTM 208.8 1’43.983 1.492 / 0.037
23 9 Scott DEROUE NED RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 215.7 1’43.988 1.497 / 0.005
24 51 Bryan SCHOUTEN NED CIP Mahindra 212.5 1’44.194 1.703 / 0.206
25 11 Livio LOI BEL Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex KTM 208.4 1’44.237 1.746 / 0.043
26 43 Luca GRÜNWALD GER Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 212.0 1’44.324 1.833 / 0.087
27 61 Arthur SISSIS AUS Mahindra Racing Mahindra 208.4 1’44.418 1.927 / 0.094
28 3 Matteo FERRARI ITA San Carlo Team Italia Mahindra 208.4 1’44.805 2.314 / 0.387
29 34 Michael Ruben RINALDI ITA San Carlo Team Italia Mahindra 206.0 1’45.067 2.576 / 0.262
30 22 Ana CARRASCO SPA RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 212.1 1’45.067 2.576
31 57 Eric GRANADO BRA Calvo Team KTM 206.3 1’45.094 2.603 / 0.027
32 95 Jules DANILO FRA Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 210.4 1’45.464 2.973 / 0.370
33 4 Gabriel RAMOS VEN Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 204.0 1’46.099 3.608 / 0.635
 73 Renald CASTILLON FRA Team RMS Honda

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