Augusto lines up third on the grid for the #FrenchGP

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Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 shone in qualifying for the French Grand Prix held today at Le Mans. Augusto Fernandez placed third and tomorrow he’ll join his teammate on the first row of the grid.

The day started well for the Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 duo. Both riders were able to improve on their times from Friday in FP3. Confirming their good feeling from the previous day, they topped the timesheets in the session. Augusto finished in a fantastic second position after stopping the clock at 1:36.005.

In the afternoon, the two Red Bull KTM Ajo riders entered Q2 directly. Augusto was third after posting a personal best of 1:35.963.

The Moto2 French Grand Prix takes place on Sunday at 12:20 PM local time.

“I’m very happy because today’s objective was to have a good qualifying session, and we did that. All weekend we have shown great pace, but we needed to finish it off with a great position on the grid since, in the last few races, the start has hindered the race for us. We are happy to have achieved our goal today, and tomorrow we will try to finish the weekend with a positive result. I feel good and I’m ready for it.”