India's first World Superbike team Mahi Racing Team India had a confident start at the qualifications of the second race of the World Super Sport Championship campaign in Spain on Sunday.
Kenan Sofuoglu claimed pole position and Fabien Foret finished third on the starting grid.
Three time champion Sofuoglu finished ahead of thirty four riders with a timing of 2'01.450, while Foret timed the clock 2’02.216 lagging behind by a margin of .766 fractions of a seconds behind Great Britain’s Sam Louis who finished second on the grid with a timing of 2'01.610.
Mahi Racing started the season with a win, when Kenan Sofuoglu won the first race of the season in Phillip Island, Australia earlier this year.
Chairman and Managing Director of the team Arun Pandey was delighted over the performance of his team and is overwhelmed with their qualification performance.
"We have been able to main a consistency in the performance so far. Be it in the qualifiers or the main race, we are on top and that is a very positive sign and shows what the Team is capable of doing. I am sure we would be in contention for yet another podium finish on Sunday," he said.
Story first published on: Sunday, 14 April 2013 09:08 IST