You should never doubt the good ones, and Pedro Acosta is good, very good. The Mazarron Shark He begins to bite in Moto2 as deadly as he did last year in Moto3, when in his debut season he was able to win the title at the first attempt, with the last race to spare.
The Murcian has signed his first pole position of the season and the second of his World Cup career at the French GP. The previous one dated from Valencia 2021, when he was already champion and had his mind set on Moto2, a category in which he shone during the preseason, but which has given him a hard time in the first six races until this first success has come. . Now to finish off in the Le Mans race, the scene of his first performance off the podium last season, after he stepped on the box in his first four World Cup appearances, something that no debutant had done in the entire history of the championship. .
Along with Acosta will start from the front row Jake Dixon, whom he beat by 0.118 and his teammate Augusto Fernández, whom he beat by 0.160. The second went to Lowes, who missed half the session due to a hard start on the ears when he was leading, Arenas and López, who makes his debut in the MB Conveyors Speed Up team with this fantastic result. The man from Madrid will play the remainder of the season with Boscoscuro, replacing Fenati.
Further back, the third row remains for Canet (it is costing him more here than in Jerez despite having had more time to recover from the fracture in the radius of his right arm), Ogura (Bendsneyder) and Arbolino. Further back Navarro will start 12th, Ramírez 14th, Aldeguer 18th, González 24th and Alcoba 27th. The weak 19th position on the grid of the leader stands out, a Vietti that has been very irregular in recent races.