Maverick Vinales takes 125cc pole in Germany

Maverick Vinales took his third pole position of the 125cc season in qualifying at the Sachsenring

Maverick Vinales takes 125cc pole in Germany

The rising Spanish star put in a 1m27.477s to come out on top of a tough battle with Aspar's Hector Faubel, who then somehow managed to stay upright and on the bike during a wild high-speed ride through the gravel as he tried to respond.

The rapidly-improving Luis Salom maintained his recent strong form to put the RW Aprilia on the final front row spot.

Championship leader Nico Terol (Aspar) was back in fourth, alongside Sergio Gadea, who recovered well from a suspension issue that delayed the start to his session, and Johann Zarco.

Pos Rider Team/Bike Time Gap 1. Maverick Vinales Blusens Aprilia 1m27.477s 2. Hector Faubel Aspar Aprilia 1m27.808s + 0.331s 3. Luis Salom RW Aprilia 1m27.865s + 0.388s 4. Nicolas Terol Aspar Aprilia 1m27.992s + 0.515s 5. Sergio Gadea Blusens Aprilia 1m28.067s + 0.590s 6. Johann Zarco Ajo Derbi 1m28.178s + 0.701s 7. Efren Vazquez Ajo Derbi 1m28.316s + 0.839s 8. Alberto Moncayo Andalucia Aprilia 1m28.344s + 0.867s 9. Jonas Folger Ajo Aprilia 1m28.390s + 0.913s 10. Danny Kent Ajo Aprilia 1m28.626s + 1.149s 11. Miguel Oliveira Andalucia Aprilia 1m28.651s + 1.174s 12. Adrian Martin Aspar Aprilia 1m28.704s + 1.227s 13. Marcel Schrotter Mahindra 1m28.721s + 1.244s 14. Niklas Ajo TT Motion Aprilia 1m28.752s + 1.275s 15. Sandro Cortese Germany Aprilia 1m28.778s + 1.301s 16. Danny Webb Mahindra 1m28.822s + 1.345s 17. Zulfahmi Khairuddin Ajo Derbi 1m28.929s + 1.452s 18. Luigi Morciano Italia FMI Aprilia 1m29.062s + 1.585s 19. Simone Grotzkyj Phonica Aprilia 1m29.171s + 1.694s 20. Harry Stafford Ongetta Aprilia 1m29.226s + 1.749s 21. Taylor Mackenzie Phonica Aprilia 1m29.307s + 1.830s 22. Alexis Masbou Caretta KTM 1m29.446s + 1.969s 23. Louis Rossi Matteoni Aprilia 1m29.450s + 1.973s 24. Jasper Iwema Ongetta Aprilia 1m29.523s + 2.046s 25. Luca Gruenwald Freudenberg KTM 1m29.628s + 2.151s 26. Jack Miller RZT Aprilia 1m29.680s + 2.203s 27. Sturla Fagerhaug WTR-Ten10 Aprilia 1m29.725s + 2.248s 28. Toni Finsterbusch Freudenberg KTM 1m29.739s + 2.262s 29. Giulian Pedone Phonica Aprilia 1m29.825s + 2.348s 30. Jakub Kornfeil Ongetta Aprilia 1m29.905s + 2.428s 31. Francesco Mauriello WTR-Ten10 Aprilia 1m30.227s + 2.750s 32. Peter Sebestyen Caretta KTM 1m30.602s + 3.125s 33. Joan Perello Matteoni Aprilia 1m30.606s + 3.129s 34. Alessandro Tonucci Italia FMI Aprilia 1m31.273s + 3.796s 35. Felix Forstenhaeusler Schwaben Honda 1m31.431s + 3.954s 36. Marvin Fritz LHF Honda 1m31.655s + 4.178s 
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Series Moto3
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Author Matt Beer