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Valencia Moto2, Qualifying: Canet leaves it late to deny Aldeguer, Lowes fifth for finale

Gold & Goose

Aron Canet gave Pons Racing a fine parting gift ahead of the team’s exit from the grand prix paddock by claiming pole position for both its swansong event and the 2023 Moto2 season finale in Valencia.

The Spaniard left it late to snatch the top spot after the flag had fallen, demoting Fermin Aldeguer from the top spot in the process.

A third pole position of the season for Canet on the Pons Wegow Racing machine, as well as assuring the Spaniard stalwarts at least one more credit for its final statistics in the grand prix ranks, it gives Canet another chance to land that elusive maiden Moto2 win.


Winner in each of the last three events, Aldeguer is well placed to complete a stunning end to the 2023 Moto2 season by making it four-in-a-row on the Speed Up Racing.

Completing an all-Spanish front row is Marcos Ramirez, who helped to once again vindicate American Racing’s decision to snap him up for the 2024 Moto2 season by claiming third on the grid.

On row two, Jake Dixon measures up to ‘bronze medal’ rival Aldeguer from fourth place, ahead of Sam Lowes, who gets his Moto2 farewell race underway from fifth.

Champion Pedro Acosta completes row two in sixth, ahead of Joe Roberts, Filip Salac and Albert Arenas, with Somkiat Chantra completing the top ten.

2023 Valencia Moto2, Circuit Ricardo Tormo - Qualifying Results

Saturday - Conditions: Sunny, Dry
2023 Valencia Moto2 - Circuit Ricardo Tormo - Qualifying Results - Round 20 of 20
Pos.RiderNat.TeamChassisLap Time
1Aron Canet🇪🇦Pons Wegow Los40Kalex1m 33.314
2Fermin Aldeguer🇪🇦SpeedUp RacingBoscoscuro1m 33.488
3Marcos Ramirez🇪🇦American RacingKalex1m 33.508
4Sam Lowes🇬🇧Elf Marc VDS RacingKalex1m 33.573
5Jake Dixon🇬🇧GasGas AsparKalex1m 33.648
6Pedro Acosta🇪🇦Red Bull KTM AjoKalex1m 33.762
7Joe Roberts🇺🇸Italtrans Racing TeamKalex1m 33.773
8Filip Salac🇨🇿QJMOTOR GresiniKalex1m 33.844
9Albert Arenas🇪🇦Red Bull KTM AjoKalex1m 33.884
10Somkiat Chantra🇹🇭IDEMITSU Honda AsiaKalex1m 33.921
11Celestino Vietti🇮🇹Fantic RacingKalex1m 33.943
12Dennis Foggia🇮🇹Italtrans Racing TeamKalex1m 33.999
13Sergio Garcia🇪🇦Pons Wegow Los40Kalex1m 34.060
14Alonso Lopez🇪🇦SpeedUp RacingBoscoscuro1m 34.111
15Izan Guevara🇪🇦GasGas AsparKalex1m 34.166
16Barry Baltus🇧🇪Fieten Olie Racing GPKalex1m 34.178
17Ai Ogura🇯🇵IDEMITSU Honda AsiaKalex1m 34.192
18Manuel Gonzalez🇪🇦Yamaha VR46 MasterCampKalex1m 34.341
19Tony Arbolino🇮🇹Elf Marc VDS RacingKalex1m 34.105
20Zonta van den Goorbergh🇳🇱Fieten Olie Racing GPKalex1m 34.158
21Lukas Tulovic🇩🇪Husqvarna IntactGPKalex1m 34.218
22Alex Escrig🇮🇹Forward TeamForward1m 34.248
23Jeremy Alcoba🇪🇦QJMOTOR GresiniKalex1m 34.287
24Matteo Ferrari🇮🇹QJMOTOR GresiniKalex1m 34.457
25Darryn Binder🇿🇦Husqvarna IntactGPKalex1m 34.474
26Rory Skinner🇬🇧American RacingKalex1m 34.618
27Bo Bendsneyder🇳🇱Pertamina SAG TeamKalex1m 34.621
28Hector Garzo🇪🇦Fieten Olie Racing GPNTS1m 34.632
29Taiga Hada🇯🇵Pertamina SAG TeamKalex1m 34.946
30Mattia Casadei🇮🇹Forward TeamForward1m 35.063
31Kohta Nozane🇯🇵Yamaha VR46 MasterCampKalex1m 35.089
32Sean Dylan Kelly🇺🇸Fantic RacingKalex1m 35.470

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