Edgar Pons (AGR Team) in Moto2™ (photo1) and David Salvador (Cuna de Campeones) in the European Talent Cup (photo2) took the poles in their respective categories in the latest round of the FIM CEV Repsol at the Circuito de Jerez. Gabriel Durán (Centro Moto) took pole and won the first race of the European Kawasaki Z Cup.
Héctor Garzó (Team Wimu CNS) posted the best time in the Moto2™ European Championship, a 1:42.513 achieved in QP1, beating Edgar Pons by just 13 thousandths. However, the Wimu CNS Team rider suffered a 12-position penalty for a technical irregularity related to his bike, leaving first place to the AGR Team rider. In the end, Lukas Tulovic (Team Wimu CNS), third in the qualifying session, will start second followed by Jesko Raffin (Swiss Innovative Investors Junior), who suffered a hard fall on Friday. David Sanchís (EasyRace Moto2 Team) was the fastest in Superstock 600.
In the ETC, David Salvador earned his first pole with a time of 1:50.532 and became the fifth rider to lead a qualifying session in the five rounds so far of the FIM CEV Repsol. Next to the Cuna de Campeones rider on the grid will be Xavier Artigas (Honda Impala) and Carlos Torrecillas (Equipo Punto Moto). Category leader Matteo Patacca (SIC 58 Squadra Corse), tied on 82 points with Xavier Artigas, will start in thirty eighth position.
In the European KZC, Gabriel Durán took the pole and the victory in the first race of the weekend without the presence of category leader Joan Sardanoys (Proelit) who injured himself on Friday.