Perolari Storms to First WorldSSP Pole Position in Argentina
GMT94 Yamaha Supported WorldSSP rider, Corentin Perolari, secured his first ever pole position in the FIM Supersport World Championship with an impressive qualifying performance at the Circuito San Juan Villicum in Argentina today.
The 21-year-old Frenchman posted a time of 1'45.993 in the 25-minute Superpole session to secure pole position for tomorrow's 19 lap WorldSSP race. Perolari will be joined on the front row of the grid by his GMT94 Yamaha teammate, Jules Cluzel, who qualified in third position and celebrates his 31st birthday today.
Championship leader Randy Krummenacher was the best placed of the two Bardahl Evan Bros. Yamaha Supported WorldSSP riders in sixth position, securing himself a start from the second row of the grid tomorrow.
Kallio Racing Yamaha's Isaac Viñales, a first time WorldSSP podium finisher last time out in Magny-Cours, qualified in seventh place today, with championship contender Federico Caricasulo one place further back in eighth position.
Thomas Gradinger will start tomorrow's race from position 13 on the fifth row of the grid, while his Kallio Racing Yamaha teammate, Loris Cresson, qualified in 17th place today.