Tight qualifying for Albert Arenas in Aragon
Jorge Martín remains the man in form in Moto3 qualifying and at Motorland Aragón today he picked up his ninth pole position of the season. The Spanish rider has been battling since the beginning of the season with Marco Bezzecchi, who he leads by eight points in the standings. The Italian will start from the second row of the grid after lapping sixth fastest today, with Jaume Masiá and Enea Bastianini ahead of him on the front row, with the Italians Tony Arbolino and Dennis Foggia also on row two.
Qualifying for the Aragon Grand Prix has once again been one of the tightest of the season, with up to fifteen riders within a second around one of the longest circuits on the calendar. The best qualifier for the Gaviota Angel Nieto Team was Albert Arenas, who will attempt to join the fight at the front from fifteenth on the grid. That will also be the goal of Raul Fernandez, who will start from nineteenth place, while Andrea Migno is still working with his team to rediscover the good feeling from the beginning of the season, something he began to achieve in the last round at Misano and will look to reestablish with a push for the points tomorrow.
15th Albert Arenas 1:58.451 (12 laps):
“It’s been a weekend that has been a bit of a struggle. We have taken a step in qualifying and we are gaining confidence, but we are going to the limit and it is difficult to get maximum performance. We were missing a couple of tenths to make the top ten today. Tomorrow will be a case of making a good start and some strong opening laps to recover positions at the beginning. Once the race gets going we know that we are strong and we can be fighting with the best.”