Birthday boy Zulfahmi Khairuddin gave himself the best present possible by setting yet another first for a Malaysian rider by achieving his first ever pole position for Sunday’s Moto3 race at the Sepang Circuit.
Fahmi has already set a record for the most points scored by a Malaysian rider in a season long before the season has ended as well as best start and finishing results on his Air Asia sponsored Ajo KTM.
He is joined on the front row by the resurgent Jonas Folger who has shown what he is made of repeatedly since moving to Aspar and fellow German Sandro Cortese who will be looking to wrap up the Moto3 championship aboard his Red Bull Ajo KTM.
This means that KTM/Kalex Ktm make up the entire front row of the grid.
Vinales was already on his way back to Spain after his shock departure, read more here:
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