Cluzel pips Sofuoglu to Imola Pole

Saturday, 10 May 2014 15:05 GMT

France, Turkey and Italy on WSS front row.

Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta RC – Yakhnich Motorsport) snatched Pole Position for the fourth round of the World Supersport championship at Imola in sweltering conditions with a final lap surge to displace multiple champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Maha Team India Kawasaki).

The winner from Phillip Island overcame a technical problem earlier in the weekend to take his sixth supersport Pole Position.

Italian Lorenzo Zanetti (Pata Honda World Supersport Team) will complete the front row.

Row two comprises Kev Coghlan (DMC-Panavto Yamaha), Roberto Tamburini (San Carlo Puccetti Kawasaki) and Assen winner Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda World Supersport Team).

Jack Kennedy (CIA Insurance PTR Honda) crashed and was unable to continue, he will start from 19th.

Alex Baldolini (ATK Racing MV Agusta) suffered a technical problem and will start the race from the back row of the grid in 24th position.