2014 Brno Moto2 Qualifying Results
Marc VDS Racing’s Esteve Rabat (59) earned the pole Saturday for the bwin Czech Republic Grand Prix qualifying at Brno.
The Spaniard’s qualifying time was 2:01.911, a scorching pace for the Moto2 class at Brno. Rabat leads the Moto2 title series with 183 points, a slim seven points ahead of teammate, Mika Kallio (FIN).
In Saturday’s qualifying rounds, Kallio could do no better than sixth, but only 0.606 of a second off Rabat’s pace. Kallio is coming off a win at the Red Bull Indianapolis round.
Qualifying just 0.232 sec. off Rabat’s pace in second place was Thomas Luthi (SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2) at 2’02.143. Luthi is sixth in the World Championship standings with 68 points.
Sandro Cortese (GER) (Dynavolt Intact GP) qualified third at 2’02.307. Cortese is currently 11th in the World Championship standings with 42 points.
Joining Kallio on the second row will be Sam Lowes (GBR) (Speed Up) 2’02.322 and Simone Corsi (ITA) (NGM Forward Racing) with a time of 2’02.514.
Maverick Vinales (SP) (Paginas Amarillas HP 40) who finished in second place at the Red Bull Indianapolis event could do no better than 17th on the grid at Brno and Dominique Aegerter (Technomag carXpert) who place third at Indianapolis qualified seventh.