Canet gets rid of the 'rookie' with his first pole in Moto2

The Valencian achieves the position of honor in his sixth race in the category, after beating Jorge Martín who is the favorite for victory. Nagashima, 3rd.

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Spanish Arón Canet (Speed Up) achieved his first pole position in his debut season in the Moto2 category, being the fastest in the second qualifying for the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring circuit. Along with Canet on the first starting line were the teammates in the KTM Red Bull team, the Spanish Jorge Martín and the Japanese Tetsuta Nagashima, on Kalex paths. Before, from the first classification, the Thai Somkiat Chantra got a pass to the second (Kalex), the Japanese Tetsuta Nagashima (Kalex), the Spanish Héctor Garzó (Kalex) and the Italian Stefano Manzi (MV Agusta), while distinguished names such as those of the Spanish Xavier Vierge (Kalex), Edgar Pons ( Kalex) and Alejandro Medina (Speed Up) .In the second classification one of the favorites, the British Sam Lowes (Estrella Galicia 0'0 Kalex), who suffered a heavy fall in the third free-shoot that caused him some discomfort, came out with The intention of testing himself and immediately saw that he could perform at a very high level, with an initial fast lap that placed him among the best, between the Spanish Jorge Martín (Kalex), Héctor Garzó (Kalex) and Arón Canet (Speed Up), who on his second fastest lap s A rookie topped the timesheets with a record of 1: 28.787, while Australia's Remy Gardner (Kalex) ran out of options almost at the same instant as he crashed into turn one. , as well as American Jake Dixon (Kalex), who crashed at turn three. Canet, the best rookie in the category and a real surprise of the season, entered his workshop to make the necessary adjustments for one last outing on the track in which he would try to "scratch" a few thousandths of a second off his record. From behind they were trying to get closer. the Spanish Jorge Martín, the Japanese Nagashima, who arrived from the first classification, and the Italian Marco Bezzecchi, as Gardner, who was fifth at the time, no longer had any possibility of defending his position, which he lost shortly after to Canet. Spaniard Augusto Fernández (Estrella Galicia 0'0 Kalex) was promoted to fourth place. Thus, with a first row in which Canet, Martín and Nagashima were, the Spanish Augusto Fernández, Italian Marco Bezzecchi (Kalex ) and Australian Remy Gardner, who finished watching the session from his workshop monitors.Héctor Garzó (Kalex) achieved eighth position, just ahead of Jorge Navarro (Speed Up), who had many prob tune-up slogans over the weekend, and Marcos Ramírez (Kalex) in a more delayed seventeenth position.



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