Simpson and Herlings on pole in Valence!
Shaun Simpson continued his impressive pre-season form in 2016 by going quickest by 1.6 seconds at a muddy Valence, in France today.
The Suzuki duo of Strijbos and Townley were second and third respectively with Desalle fourth.
In MX2 it was Jeffrey Herlings on pole by 1.7 seconds from Paturel and Seewer, Anstie was fourth.
The main races will take place tomorrow.
1. Shaun Simpson
2. Kevin Strijbos
3. Ben Townley
4. Clement Desalle
5. Ken de Dycker
1. Jeffrey Herlings
2. Benoit Paturel
3. Jeremy Seewer
4. Max Anstie
5. Thomas Covington