On his first time at the Red Bull Ring, in his debut season in MotoE and at just 16 years old, Fermín Aldeguer was the fastest of the group, taking the first pole position in the Openbank Aspar Team.
Fermín Aldeguer was already the fastest in free practice of the Austrian Grand Prix in the morning, but in the afternoon he improved further by gaining his first EPole.At his first experience at the Red Bull Ring, in his debut season in MotoE and only 16 years old, Fermín Aldeguer was the fastest of the category and will start from the first position on the grid. Behind him Lukas Tulovic, 47 thousandths gap, followed by Matteo Ferrari, Hikari Okubo and category leader Alessandro Zaccone.
The Openbank Aspar Team rider had already clarified in the morning that he would fight for the EPole, and sector by sector he reduced Lukas Tulovic's laptime and crossed the finish line with an advantage of 47 thousandths, despite a small mistake in the last sector of the circuit. His teammate María Herrera will start tomorrow from fourteenth on the grid, after finishing the EPole session 1,3 seconds from Aldeguer's time.
“Compared to the first year we have gone slower and I don't understand why. We changed for EPole and I was feeling better. This was the way to go. Now there is the race, let's see if we can improve a little more, stay with the group and fight with them ”.
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“I am very happy, we worked very well all weekend and from the first moment I felt at ease on the track and with the bike. I am ready for tomorrow. I started last in the EPole and I didn't know the track conditions I was about to find, but I concentrated on myself, to make a good lap. I made a mistake that prevented me from improving it even more, but I'm happy with the result”.
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