By Lisa Lewis

Nico Terol led the way in qualifying for the Aragon Moto2 Grand Prix on Saturday, claiming his first pole position in the class in the process.

Having been top of the timesheets in both FP1 and FP3, Terol took an early lead in qualifying, which he held for the duration while eating away at his own best lap times.

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The Aspar rider recently revealed he has been undergoing allergy and intolerance tests, with suspected lactose intolerance affecting his performance this season.

It was also Suter's first pole of the season. They have two previous race wins and both have come courtesy of the Aspar team - one apiece for Terol and Jordi Torres.

The all Spanish front row was completed by two riders still in the title hunt, Tuenti HP 40 riders Tito Rabat in second, the only man to really get close to Terol's times, with Pol Espargaro placing his Kalex third.

The Spaniard was frustrated by his bike but will be looking to cut his 21 point deficit to championship leader Scott Redding who will have to make headway quickly from 13th on the grid.

Redding had the worst luck with traffic possible on his late runs in his first race since his surgery to correct compartment syndrome in his right arm. The Briton, who currently has 19 staples in his arm, struggled to find a rhythm but found plenty of other riders in his path and could only watch in the closing seconds and hope his time would not be passed by the many capable riders in the field.

Heading up the second row from fourth is Taka Nakagami, still hunting for his first win for the Italtrans team. He is joined by Terol's Aspar team-mate Jordi Torres who scored fifth after a series of consistent laps. Sixth went to NGM Mobile's Simone Corsi.

Julian Simon takes seventh Spot on the grid for Italtrans ahead of Alex De Angelis in eighth after making a string of fast laps count in the latter part of the session.

Reigning Moto3 champion Sandro Cortese followed Swiss rider Tom Luthi around the circuit to great effect to take ninth for Intact Dynavolt GP. Luthi did not benefit at all from giving the tow and starts 11th.

Johann Zarco was tenth quickest for the came Iodaracing Project.

British rider Danny Kent starts 16th after improving throughout the session for Tech3.

Dominique Aegerter crashed with eight minutes remaining, but got back aboard his Technomag carXpert bike but could only manage to qualify down in 19th.

Also crashing was Gino Rea, a wild-card rider once again, the Londoner starts from 21st for the Gino Rea Montaze Broz Race Team.