Moto2: Canet On Pole, Roberts Qualifies P5 At COTA

Moto2: Canet On Pole, Roberts Qualifies P5 At COTA

© 2024, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By David Swarts.

Veteran Aron Canet took pole position during Moto2 World Championship qualifying Saturday afternoon at Circuit of The Americas (COTA), in Austin, Texas.

Riding his Triumph 765-powered Fantic Racing Kalex on Pirelli control tires, the Spaniard covered the 3.4-mile (5.5 km) course in 2:07.631 to lead the field of 29 riders.

After topping multiple sessions during the weekend, Fermin Aldegeur slipped to second in qualifying with a 2:07.740 on his Beta Tools SpeedUp Boscoscuro, and Sergio Garcia qualified third with a lap time of 2:07.819 on his MT Helmets – MSI Boscoscuro.

Albert Arenas was fourth-fastest with a 2:07.865 on his QJMOTOR Gresini Kalex, American Joe Roberts earned the fifth spot on the grid with a 2:07.868 on his OnlyFans American Racing Team Kalex, and Roberts’ teammate Marcos Ramirez claimed the final spot on row two and sixth overall.

 

Moto2 Comb Qual

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