Masia Claims Pole Moto3 Grand Prix AmericasApril 15, 2023
On Saturday, April 15, 2023, the Moto3 qualifying session for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas took place at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The session saw some intense action as the riders fought to secure the best possible starting position for the race on Sunday.
In the end, it was Spanish rider Jaume Masia who claimed pole position with a time of 2:12.347. Acosta has been in fine form this season and has already claimed two wins in the first three races. He will be looking to add another win to his tally and extend his lead at the top of the championship standings.
Joining Masia on the front row of the grid will be Japanese rider Ayumu Sasaki and Italian rider Ivan Ortola, who finished second and third respectively. Foggia has also had a strong start to the season and currently sits in third place in the championship standings, while Suzuki will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing result in the previous race.
The second row of the grid will feature Argentine rider Diogo Morira, Malaysian rider Daniel Holgado, and Italian rider Stefano Nepa. Morira has been a consistent performer this season and currently sits in fourth place in the championship standings, while Holgado will be looking to improve on his performance from the previous race where he finished outside of the points.
Overall, the Moto3 qualifying session for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas was a thrilling affair, and the stage is set for an exciting race on Sunday. With the top riders separated by only a few tenths of a second, it is sure to be a closely contested battle for victory.