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Pole number six for World Champion Bautista

Pole number six for World Champion Bautista

Pole number six for World Champion Bautista

Alvaro Bautista took pole position number six of the season with the fastest time in the 125cc category at Motegi. The Master MVA Aspar World Champion's time of 1'57.231 confirmed his provisional pole from yesterday and put him ahead of Mika Kallio, fastest this morning. Hector Faubel and Julian Simon will line up alongside the two on the front row.

The second row will be led by Sergio Gadea, unable to improve on yesterday's times, whilst Lukas Pesek, Mattia Pasini and Thomas Luthi were only slightly faster than British rookie Bradley Smith, in a phenomenal ninth place on his debut appearance at Twin Ring Motegi. Local rider Tomoyoshi Koyama completed the top ten.

A-Style Grand Prix of Japan
Qualifying
1. Álvaro Bautista - Master MVA Aspar 1'57.231
2. Mika Kallio - Red Bull KTM 1'57.510
3. Héctor Faubel - Master MVA Aspar 1'58.128
4. Julián Simón - Red Bull KTM 1'58.225
5. Sergio Gadea - Master MVA Aspar 1'58.320
6. Lukas Pesek - Derbi Racing 1'58.550
7. Mattia Pasini - Master MVA Aspar 1'58.598
8. Thomas Lüthi - Elit Caffe Latte 1'58.778
9. Bradley Smith - Repsol Honda 1'58.828
10. Tomoyoshi Koyama - Malaguti Ajo Corse 1'58.853

Tags:
125cc, 2006, A-STYLE GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN, QP2

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