Tatsuki Suzuki completed a hat-trick of poles, topping the timesheets at every round this season so far after a fast final lap of Jerez in qualifying for the Moto3 Grand Prix.

With back-to-back races at the Jerez track, Suzuki used the experience he gained last weekend to time his final run just right. The number 24 made it around ahead of a yellow flag bearing crash to finish with a best of 1m 45.410s.

The Japanese rider rose from seventh while running in a group on track chasing down Celestino Vietti.

His is joined by compatriot Ai Ogura for Honda Team Asia. Ogura was the early session leader and saw the time from his third lap hold strong for second.

The all Honda front row is completed by Gabriel Rodrigo. The Kommerling Gresini rider saw a return to form after qualifying ninth last time out.

Raul Fernandez lead overnight for Red Bull KTM Ajo but had to settle for a solid fourth come qualifying after having his best effort cancelled as it exceeded track limits.

Tony Arbolino finished on the podium last weekend for Rivacold Snipers. He will be looking to at least match that from fifth on the grid.

Current championship leader Albert Arenas has back-to-back wins in his account, despite starting seventh last time around Jerez. The Aspar rider starts one place further forward this time after qualifying sixth.

 

 

Jeremy Alcoba was the best of the lightweight class rookies. The Spaniard ensured both Gresini bikes claimed a top ten start in seventh.

John McPhee was in the group affected by the late fall of Andrea Migno at turn eleven. After staging a comeback and being in contention for the win last time out, the Petronas Sprinta Racing rider has every chance to make up places again from eighth.

Migno had broken the Jerez lap record in FP3, after again circulating with fellow Sky Racing VR46 rider Vietti. His qualifying fall left him last in the session. His teammate missed the teamwork and starts ninth.

Jaume Masia did enough to complete the top ten on the grid for Leopard Racing.

Carlos Tatay was the best of the riders to move on from Q1 in eleventh for Reale Avintia Moto3.

2019 Jerez winner Niccolo Antonelli was sat in his SIC58 Squadra Corse pit box as the Q2 graduates dislodged his top time. Unable to fight back on track he lines up 20th .

Riding with a foot injury hampered Romano Fenati, who could only manage a best of 21st after finishing Q1 in 7th for Max Sterilgarda Racing.

His teammate Alonso Lopez was withdrawn from the weekend after being declared unfit to race and taken to hospital.

 

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