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Pasini takes provisional pole

Pasini takes provisional pole

Pasini takes provisional pole

Totti Top Sport – NGS's Mattia Pasini clinched the provisional pole in Friday afternoon's first qualifying session at Montmeló. The Italian rider, who took his debut win earlier this year in Shanghai, posted the fastest lap in 1'52.009.

Second fastest was Mika Kallio on the KTM, 0.310s adrift from the Aprilia rider. Marco Simoncelli, one of the five riders to have already won a race this year, secured the third spot on the provisional grid ahead of Japanese rider Tomoyoshi Koyama.

Mugello's winner Gabor Talmacsi, who currently holds second in the overall classification, was fifth fastest. The Hungarian was followed by Koyama's team-mate Alexis Masbou. Former World Champion Manuel Poggiali was seventh, ahead of Hector Faubel.

Championship leader Thomas Lüthi and Czech rider Lukas Pesek completed the top 10.

Tags:
125cc, 2005, GRAN PREMI GAULOISES DE CATALUNYA, QP1

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