Jules Cluzel takes pole position in Thailand as less than one-tenth of a second splits the three front row starters
Jules Cluzel has taken pole position in Thailand as less than one tenth of a second splits the three front row starting riders.
The GMT94 Yamaha rider stormed to pole with a fastest time of 1m 36.826s but was just 0.029s ahead of Randy Krummenacher and 0.089s in front of Federico Caricasulo which saw both Bardahl Evan Bros Yamaha riders joining Cluzel on to the front row of the grid.
Hikari Okubo led the Puccetti Kawasaki charge against the all-Yamaha top three, he finished one-tenth ahead of Raffaelle De Rosa who continues to impress on the aging MV Agusta.
World Supersport rookie Isaac Vinales impressed with a sixth place finish on the Kallio Racing Yamaha ahead of team-mate Thomas Gradinger, with fellow former Grand Prix rider Hector Barbera taking eighth place for Team Toth Yamaha.
Former World Supersport champion Lucas Mahias rounds out row three in P9 on the Puccetti Kawasaki ahead of Ayrton Badovini for Pedercini Kawasaki in P10, Hannes Soomer for Racedays Honda in P11 and Jules Danilo for CIA Landlords Insurance Honda in P12 rounding out row number four.
Foto-credit: GMT94 Yamaha World SSP