Moto2: Losail Qualifying Results: Bradl

2011 Moto2

In Moto2 qualifying for the opening round at Losail International Circuit, Losail, Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing) converted his practice session pace into pole position for the intermediate category race.

A lap of 2’00.168 secured the German rider the first pole of his World Championship career to date.

Reigning 125 World Champion Marc Marquez (Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol) will join the German on the front row after finishing 0.207s behind, with Thomas Luthi (Interwetten Paddock) completing the front row as the new three riders per row format comes into effect for the Moto2 and 125 classes.

Yuki Takahashi (Gresini Racing), Jules Cluzel (Forward Racing) and one of the title favorites for 2011 Julián Simón (Mapfre Aspar) took second-row spots, with debutant Bradley Smith (Tech 3), Alex de Angelis (JiR Moto2), Michele Pirro (Gresini Racing) and Scott Redding (Marc VDS Racing) all inside the top 10.

2011 Moto2: Qatar Qualifying Results:

Pos.Num.RiderNationTeamBikeKm/hTimeGap 1st/Prev.
1.65Stefan BRADLGERViessmann Kiefer RacingKalex273.12’00.168 
2.93Marc MARQUEZSPATeam Catalunya Caixa RepsolSuter271.42’00.3750.207 / 0.207
3.12Thomas LUTHISWIInterwetten Paddock Moto2Suter272.52’00.9960.828 / 0.621
4.72Yuki TAKAHASHIJPNGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki270.72’01.1791.011 / 0.183
5.16Jules CLUZELFRAForward RacingSuter270.12’01.4081.240 / 0.229
6.60Julian SIMONSPAMapfre Aspar Team Moto2Suter271.52’01.4301.262 / 0.022
7.38Bradley SMITHGBRTech 3 RacingTech 3277.62’01.4421.274 / 0.012
8.15Alex DE ANGELISRSMJIR Moto2Motobi275.42’01.4651.297 / 0.023
9.51Michele PIRROITAGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki265.52’01.4791.311 / 0.014
10.45Scott REDDINGGBRMarc VDS Racing TeamSuter269.72’01.5641.396 / 0.085
11.3Simone CORSIITAIoda Racing ProjectFTR275.62’01.5741.406 / 0.010
12.76Max NEUKIRCHNERGERMZ Racing TeamMZ-RE Honda269.12’01.7411.573 / 0.167
13.75Mattia PASINIITAIoda Racing ProjectFTR273.82’01.8931.725 / 0.152
14.40Aleix ESPARGAROSPAPons HP 40Pons Kalex273.92’01.8951.727 / 0.002
15.77Dominique AEGERTERSWITechnomag-CIPSuter273.62’01.8951.727
16.29Andrea IANNONEITASpeed MasterSuter273.52’01.9031.735 / 0.008
17.34Esteve RABATSPABlusens-STXFTR276.62’02.1541.986 / 0.251
18.71Claudio CORTIITAItaltrans Racing TeamSuter272.02’02.2372.069 / 0.083
19.63Mike DI MEGLIOFRATech 3 RacingTech 3273.02’02.3522.184 / 0.115
20.68Yonny HERNANDEZCOLBlusens-STXFTR272.02’02.3922.224 / 0.040
21.21Javier FORESSPAMapfre Aspar Team Moto2Suter267.92’02.3972.229 / 0.005
22.88Ricard CARDUSSPAQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki270.82’02.5052.337 / 0.108
23.80Axel PONSSPAPons HP 40Pons Kalex273.62’02.5292.361 / 0.024
24.44Pol ESPARGAROSPAHP Tuenti Speed UpFTR276.72’02.5362.368 / 0.007
25.36Mika KALLIOFINMarc VDS Racing TeamSuter272.32’02.5492.381 / 0.013
26.53Valentin DEBISEFRASpeed UpFTR274.12’02.8282.660 / 0.279
27.14Ratthapark WILAIROTTHAThai Honda Singha SAGFTR273.62’02.8382.670 / 0.010
28.54Kenan SOFUOGLUTURTechnomag-CIPSuter268.12’02.8472.679 / 0.009
29.4Randy KRUMMENACHERSWIGP Team Switzerland Kiefer RacingKalex274.32’02.8972.729 / 0.050
30.39Robertino PIETRIVENItaltrans Racing TeamSuter271.22’03.1512.983 / 0.254
31.25Alex BALDOLINIITAForward RacingSuter266.32’03.2463.078 / 0.095
32.64Santiago HERNANDEZCOLSAG TeamFTR273.82’03.2643.096 / 0.018
33.49Kev COGHLANGBRAeroport de CastelloFTR272.72’03.2763.108 / 0.012
34.9Kenny NOYESUSAAvintia-STXFTR272.72’03.4613.293 / 0.185
35.19Xavier SIMEONBELTech 3 BTech 3272.52’03.6573.489 / 0.196
36.35Raffaele DE ROSAITADesguaces La Torre G22Moriwaki270.32’03.6843.516 / 0.027
37.13Anthony WESTAUSMZ Racing TeamMZ-RE Honda269.52’04.0433.875 / 0.359
38.95Mashel AL NAIMIQATQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki271.62’04.8754.707 / 0.832
39.96Nasser Hasan AL MALKIQATQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki267.12’05.2995.131 / 0.424

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