BSB: McAMS Yamaha’s Jason O’Halloran Claims Pole Position at a Sunny Oulton Park
Jason O’Halloran has claimed pole position for this afternoons opening race of the weekend. The Australian finished ahead of Glenn Irwin and Bradley Ray.
O’Halloran brought the McAMS Yamaha home in pole position, claiming his second pole position of the season with a 1:34.257. His McAMS team-mate Tarran Mackenzie had a quiet qualifying ending up in 16th position for this afternoon’s race.
Honda Racings Glenn Irwin’s best effort of a 1:34.346 put him second on the grid, which is his highest qualifying position this season. Glenn was the leading Honda rider, his brother and team-mate finished in fourth position.
Synetiq BMW Motorrad’s Brad Ray continued his form from this morning, putting his BMW into third place with a time of 1:34.384.
Rapid Fulfillments FS3 Kawasaki’s Danny Buchan qualified in sixth place behind his team-mate Lee Jackson, who has had a very strong season so far. Meanwhile, it was a tough session for Oxford Products Racing Ducati’s Tommy Bridewell, who finished in a disappointing 15th place.
The Vision Track Ducati’s of Christian Iddon and josh Brookes were on the third row in eighth and ninth places.
Buildbase Suzuki’s Kyle Ryde qualified in seventh place, heading the third row, his returning team-mate Keith Farmer qualified 18th, still building his confidence with the bike. Jack Kennedy, now aboard the RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki qualified in 14th place right behind his new team-mate Ryan Vickers, in 13th.
There was only one crash during the 25-minute session, that was Joe Francis on the PR Racing LLoyd & Jones Bowker Motorrad BMW at turn three, Cascades.
The tenth round of the season gets underway this afternoon at 16:15 where Jason O’Halloran will be aiming to become race winner number eight.
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