Moto3 Assen, Qualifying: Jorge Martin gets the pole position, front row also for Bastianini and Bulega

Once again, is Jorge Martin who conquers the pole position ahead of Enea Bastianini and Nicolò Bulega. Marco Bezzecchi ends 8th.

This is pole position #14 for Jorge Martin, making him the only rider with these many poles in Moto3. Two Italian riders follow Martin in first row, Enea Bastianini and Nicolò Bulega, the latter registering his best Qualifying time of the season after a difficult beginning. The current World Championship leader Marco Bezzecchi will start from the 8th place on the grid tomorrow. It looks like Sunday’s race will be an unforgettable one, don’t miss it! It will start at 11 AM.

Moto3 Qualifying opened with two crashes: rookie Kazuki Masaki’s one on Turn 7 and Albert Arenas’ on De Bult Turn. In the meanwhile, Martin reached the head of the group, closely followed by Canet, Arbolino, and Bulega, but with the Italian riders soon overtaken by Bezzecchi. Bastianini risked his Qualifying going out of track on Turn 7 and speeding through the gravel, but luckily he managed to re-enter on track without falling. The battle to make the best time started almost immediately with Bastianini, Martin, and Canet fighting fiercely to get the 1st place, until the final assault.

In the last few minutes, the World Championship leader gave us the chills: while making a very quick lap, he hit Kornfeil and ended up on the chicane. A small accident happened to Canet too (Strubben style) but he managed to get back on track. Eventually, Jorge Martin got another pole position, and he will be filling the best position on the starting grid tomorrow, ahead of Enea Bastianini and Nicolò Bulega (this has been his best Qualifying so far). Aron Canet will be opening the second row, together with Lorenzo Dalla Porta and John McPhee. Fabio Di Giannantonio will kick off 7th followed by Marco Bezzecchi. The last two positions in the top ten went to Marcos Ramirez and Gabriel Rodrigo.

There will be a few changes though: Dennis Foggia, Kaito Toba, Ayumu Sasaki, and Jakub Kornfeil will be sent 12 positions back for riding over the 110% limit in 3 or more areas of the track during FP2, while Adam Norrodin will start from the end of the starting grid for getting the same penalty twice.

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