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A guide to the #QatarGP Moto2™ race

A guide to the #QatarGP Moto2™ race

All the stats and figures you need to prepare for the Moto2™ race at the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar.

The 20 lap race at the Losail International Circuit begins at 18:00 Local Time.

  • Jonas Folger, the Moto2 winner from Qatar last year, has qualified on pole for the first time since the French GP in 2014.
  • Sam Lowes, in his first race using a Kalex frame, has qualified in second place on the grid.
  • Taking the final place on the front row is Alex Rins, who finished fourth last year in Qatar on his debut in the Moto2 class.
  • Johann Zarco starts from fourth place on the grid and is attempting to become the first reigning Moto2 World Champion to win the opening race of the year.
  • Franco Morbidelli is in fifth place on the grid – his best qualifying result since the German GP last year.
  • Taking the final place on the second row is Sandro Cortese, who has finished 7th in Qatar for the last two years.

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