Moto2 Qualifying: Claudio Corti On Pole for the First Time

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Forward Racing had an excellent Moto2 qualifying session at Silverstone with Claudio Corti taking the pole position and team mate Jules Cluzel on second and Stefan Bradl on third and Julian Simon in fourth making it an all Suter chassis row.

Corti took his first pole postion, stopping the clock at 2.09″624 and the only rider to go below the 2.10 mark. The Italian has ridden at Silverstone before the circuit makeover in 2005 and 2006 winning in the 600cc and 1000cc Stock categories.

Yonny Hernandez took 5th while Xavier Simeon has become G22 Holiday Gym regular rider put his Moriwaki in 6th in front of Alex Baldolini and Arne Tode (2008 IDM Supersport Champion) Thomas Luthi qualified in ninth and Fonsi Nieto closed out the top ten.

Points leader Toni Elias qualified only 18th and tomorrow will be an up hill climb for the Spaniard, while Shoya Tomizawa who is Elias’ closest rival, despite a crash took 11th.

Moto2 Silverstone Qualifying Times:

1 Claudio CORTI SUTER 2′09.624
2 Jules CLUZEL SUTER 2′10.037
3 Stefan BRADL SUTER 2′10.413
4 Julian SIMON SUTER 2′10.419
5 Yonny HERNANDEZ BQR-MOTO2 2′10.475
6 Xavier SIMEON MORIWAKI 2′10.492
7 Alex BALDOLINI I.C.P. 2′10.578
8 Arne TODE SUTER 2′10.634
9 Thomas LUTHI MORIWAKI 2′10.654
10 Fonsi NIETO MORIWAKI 2′10.668
11 Shoya TOMIZAWA SUTER 2′10.688
12 Scott REDDING SUTER 2′10.768
13 Dominique AEGERTER SUTER 2′10.773
14 Karel ABRAHAM FTR 2′10.802
15 Simone CORSI MOTOBI 2′10.821
16 Andrea IANNONE SPEED UP 2′10.846
17 Alex DEBON FTR 2′10.864
18 Toni ELIAS MORIWAKI 2′11.050
19 Gabor TALMACSI SPEED UP 2′11.177
20 Axel PONS KALEX 2′11.190
21 Mattia PASINI MOTOBI 2′11.212
22 Sergio GADEA KALEX 2′11.221
23 Kenny NOYES PROMOHARRIS 2′11.410
24 Ratthapark WILAIROT BIMOTA 2′11.421
25 Lukas PESEK MORIWAKI 2′11.457
26 Niccolo CANEPA FORCE GP210 2′11.461
27 Roberto ROLFO SUTER 2′11.537
28 Bernat MARTINEZ BIMOTA 2′11.613
29 Robertino PIETRI SUTER 2′11.684
30 Kev COGHLAN FTR 2′11.694
31 Mike DI MEGLIO Team SUTER 2′11.815
32 Hector FAUBEL SUTER 2′11.948
33 Anthony WEST HONDA 2′12.052
34 Vladimir IVANOV MORIWAKI 2′12.167
35 Joan OLIVE PROMOHARRIS 2′12.340
36 Raffaele DE ROSA TECH 3 2′12.360
37 Anthony DELHALLE BQR-MOTO2 2′12.502
38 Yuki TAKAHASHI TECH 3 2′12.568
39 Valentin DEBISE ADV 2′13.106
40 Vladimir LEONOV SUTER 2′13.240

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