Saturday, November 27

Fenati returns to pole position in Moto3, a position he had not held since 2017

Romano Fenati and Jaume Masià in Red Bull Ring.

Romano Fenati and Jaume Masià in Red Bull Ring.

The Italian Romano Fenati (Husqvarna) claimed his first pole position since 2017 to be the fastest in the official ranking for the Austrian Grand Prix of Moto3 which will be held on Sunday at the Red Bull circuit in Spielberg, ahead of the Japanese Tatsuki Suzuki (Honda) and the Spanish Jeremy Alcoba (Honda).

The The first casualty was starred by the Japanese Ryusei Yamanaka (KTM), who after the fall he suffered in the morning with the Argentine Hispanic Gabriel Rodrigo (Honda) -who was sanctioned for that incident by running from the workshop street-, had to go through the circuit clinic, where he was detected a fracture of the left humerus.

Only twelve pilots disputed the first classification, in which the Italian Ricardo Rossi (KTM), the Spanish Carlos Tatay (KTM), the also Italian Stefano Nepa (KTM) and the Japanese Kaito Toba (KTM), while David Salvador (Honda) managed to pass to second. , who got to be inside, finished fifth, which for 59 thousandths of a second prevented him from going to the next batch.

The Spanish Adrián Fernández (Husqvarna), which came to be within the first four positions to achieve the pass to the second classification, fell on turn one trying to improve his time but the mishap prevented him and, as his motorcycle was badly damaged, he finished eighth, which means starting twenty-second tomorrow.

In the first exit to the track of the second classification, the Japanese Tatsuki Suzuki (Honda) took the lead, and after his wake Gabriel Rodrigo, whatever he did, he already knew that he would start from the workshop street and Ayumu Sasaki. It was not the last mishap for Gabriel Rodrigo, who fell to the ground during second qualifying as he did not have a gap in front, where Ayumu Sasaki was, and with what he took the Japanese Tatsuki Suzuki ahead and both were left out of the fight for the best positions.

However, by then, Tatsuki Suzuki was already leading with a time of 1: 35.921 and two tenths of advantage over world leader Pedro Acosta, who scored 1: 36.207 on his fourth lap and with Rodrigo third and also out of the session.

The last moments of the second classification were very intense and in them the Italian Romano Fenati rose to the first place with a record of 1: 35.850 completing the lap of the Austrian track completely alone. After the Italian finished, Suzuki and Alcoba, with the Spanish Jaume Masiá (KTM), the Turkish Denis Öncü (KTM) and the Japanese Ayumu Sasaki in the second row.

The world leader, Pedro Acosta was seventh, third starting line, along with Gabriel Rodrigo and the Italian Dennis Foggia (Honda), and with Stefano Nepa, Izan Guevara (Gasgas) and Ricardo Rossi (KTM) in the fourth.

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