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Grand Prix of the Americas Moto2, Qualifying | Aron Canet denies Fermin Aldeguer for COTA pole

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Aron Canet secured his second pole position of the 2024 Moto2 World Championship season after spearing to the top of the timesheets late on with his final effort to deny Fermin Aldeguer in qualifying for the Grand Prix of The Americas.

Quickest in Practice 1 and Practice 2, Aldeguer came into qualifying as the favourite to convert his pace into a first pole position of the season at Circuit of The Americas.

It was an objective that looked sewn up coming into the final stages after the Speed Up Racing rider leapt to the head of the leaderboard with a 2m 07.740secs lap.


However, any celebrations would prove premature after Canet was once again able to rely on his reputation for turning in quick single laps when it matters by bettering his countryman's time with a 2m 07.631s effort.

A second pole of the season to go with his similar achievement in Qatar, it comes after a maiden Moto2 victory last time out in Portugal lifted him into the lead of the standings after two events.

With Spaniards locking out the top four positions, Sergio Garcia completed the front row on the MT Helmets-MSI Boscoscuro, holding off a big late improvement from Albert Arenas on the QJMotor Gresini Kalex.

In fifth and sixth, local hero Joe Roberts and team-mate Marcos Ramirez gave COTA fans something to cheer by firming their positions on the second row for the American Racing team.

Dennis Foggia heads up row three for Italtrans, which he will share with Alonso Lopez in eighth on the second of the Speed Up Boscoscuros and Pertamina GasUp/SAG rider Bo Bendsneyder - a podium winner in Austin a year ago - in ninth.

Despite a crash, Tony Arbolino got back on track to secure tenth, while Jake Dixon struggled to call upon the pace that had him up inside the top three during P2, leaving the CFMoto Aspar Team rider down in 14th for what will be his first start of an injury-interrupted season.

🇺🇸 ⏱️ 2024 Grand Prix of The Americas Moto2, COTA | Qualifying Results

Saturday | Conditions - Dry, Sunny
🇺🇲 ⏱️ 2024 Grand Prix of The Americas Moto2 Results | Circuit of The Americas | Qualifying Results | Round 3 of 21
Pos.RiderNat.TeamChassisLap Time
1Aron Canet🇪🇦Fantic RacingKalex2m 07.631
2Fermin Aldeguer🇪🇦Beta SpeedUpBoscoscuro2m 07.740
3Sergio Garcia🇪🇦MT Helmets - MSIBoscoscuro2m 07.819
4Albert Arenas🇪🇦QJMOTOR Gresini Moto2 TeamKalex2m 07.865
5Joe Roberts🇺🇲OnlyFans American Racing TeamKalex2m 07.868
6Marcos Ramirez🇪🇦OnlyFans American Racing TeamKalex2m 07.911
7Dennis Foggia🇮🇹Italtrans Racing TeamKalex2m 08.031
8Alonso Lopez🇪🇦Beta SpeedUpBoscoscuro2m 08.063
9Bo Bendsneyder🇳🇱Pertamina Mandalika GasUp TeamKalex2m 08.074
10Tony Arbolino🇮🇹Elf Marc VDS Racing TeamKalex2m 08.112
11Barry Baltus🇧🇪RW-Idofoglia Racing GPKalex2m 08.127
12Jeremy Alcoba🇪🇦Yamaha VR46 MasterCamp TeamKalex2m 08.142
13Manuel Gonzalez🇪🇦QJMOTOR Gresini Moto2 TeamKalex2m 08.147
14Jake Dixon🇬🇧CFMoto Aspar TeamKalex2m 08.281
15Celestino Vietti🇮🇹Red Bull KTM AjoKalex2m 08.311
16Diogo Moreira🇧🇷Italtrans Racing TeamKalex2m 08.365
17Ai Ogura🇯🇵MT Helmets - MSIBoscoscuro2m 08.461
18Jaume Masia🇪🇦Pertamina Mandalika GasUp TeamKalex2m 08.512
19Somkiat Chantra🇹🇭Idemitsu Honda Team AsiaKalex2m 08.479
20Filip Salac🇨🇿Elf Marc VDS Racing TeamKalex2m 08.599
21Deniz Oncu🇹🇷Red Bull KTM AjoKalex2m 08.601
22Senna Agius🇦🇺Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GPKalex2m 08.617
23Izan Guevara🇪🇦CFMoto Aspar TeamKalex2m 08.870
24Zonta van den Goorbergh🇳🇱RW-Idofoglia Racing GPKalex2m 08.930
25Mario Aji🇮🇩Idemitsu Honda Team AsiaKalex2m 09.419
26Xavier Artigas🇪🇦KLINT Forward Factory TeamForward2m 10.408
27Xavi Cardelus🇦🇩Fantic RacingKalex2m 10.735
28Alex Escrig🇪🇦KLINT Forward Factory TeamForward2m 11.109
29Darryn Binder🇿🇦Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GPKalexNo Time
WAyumu Sasaki🇯🇵Yamaha VR46 MasterCamp TeamKalex-

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