MotoGP Thailand GP: Martin Smashes Lap Record, Beats Marini to Pole
In an impressive display of speed and skill, the championship contender dominated the track on Friday and carried that momentum into qualifying, securing the pole position ahead of VR46 rival Luca Marini.
Martin’s Stellar Performance
Throughout Friday’s practice sessions, Martin consistently set the fastest times, establishing himself as a serious title contender. The young driver wasted no time in making his mark in qualifying, setting a blistering lap time of 1m29.491s just five minutes into Q2, which not only secured him the pole position but also shattered the previous lap record.
Margin Over Marini
The battle for pole position intensified as Martin’s rival, Luca Marini, pushed hard to claim the top spot. Despite his best efforts, Marini fell short by a mere 0.138s, proving Martin’s dominance on the track.
A Formidable Challenge from Bezzecchi
While Martin and Marini engaged in their fierce battle, Marco Bezzecchi seized the opportunity to showcase his skills. He trailed Martin by just 0.167s, setting up an exciting contest for the podium.