Historic fifth pole in succession to Charles Leclerc


Still absolutely untouchable. Whether on your deck, by the excellent performance of the cars from team Prema, or by a combination of both, Charles Leclerc has not yet been defeated in a classification of Formula 2. The driver of monaco has extended his streak this afternoon by taking pole position at the Red Bull Ring, a fact that makes him the first driver in the 51 year history of the category at the start of the year with five poles.

Leclerc already commanded the procedures from the beginning of the classification, when their time of 1:13.998 provided her with an advantage of little more than a tenth on the brazilian Sérgio Sette Câmara. In the final minutes. the pilot of 19 years he improved his time by more than half a second, achieving a final 1:13.396 that provided her with an advantage of three tenths. Sette Câmara was, again, the fastest of the rest, and the rookie brazilian signed his best rating at F2, with a 1:13.736 that will allow you to exit at the first line on Saturday.

To 40 thousandths of Sette Câmara, ended up the partner of Leclerc, the Italian Antonio Fuoco, which will seek to straighten out his bad start to the season (2 points, compared to the 122 of Leclerc) from the third place. You will be accompanied on the second line by the thai Alexander Albon, who, while still convalescing from the injury of broken collarbone that left him out of the appointment of Baku, has managed to beat it by half a tenth to his teammate Nobuharu Matsushita.


in the middle of both of ART, ranked second in the overall standings, the british Oliver Rowland, which will start in fifth position. The Dutch Nyck de Vries ranked in the same position that it occupies in the general, the seventh, beating Luca Ghiotto, Nicholas Latifi and Norman Born, who completed the top 10. In those positions were moved to the beginning of the session Sergio Canamasas, which came to occupy the eighth position with his 1:14.489. The Catalan, however, was the only rider who failed to improve in the final minutes, which dropped him back to 14th position end in one session with few incidents, more than a few yellow flags that ruined a few times, including an Artem Markelov that will come out just behind, 15th.

all in all, the Spanish driver will start ahead of those who occupy its former single-seater, as the back to the category of the Italian Raffaele Marciello has finished with a discreet 17th position on the grid. Despite this, beat by 29 thousandths his teammate Nabil Jeffri, and its performance is not far from that exhibited Sergey Sirotkin, another “returned” an event that ended up adding good points, in the ranking of Baku, so your options are still open. As is customary in the dating european, the main race will be held after the classification of Formula 1, from the 15:35.

qualifying Session of the Formula 2 2017 at the Red Bull Ring

Position Pilot Tiempo Diferencia
Charles Leclerc Prema Racing 1:13.396
2nd Sérgio Sette Eyes MP Motorsport 1:13.736 0.340
Antonio Fuoco Prema Racing 1:13.776 0.380
Alexander Albon ART Grand Prix 1:13.868 0.492
Oliver Rowland DAMS 1:13.903 0.507
Nobuharu Matsushita ART Grand Prix 1:13.922 0.526
Nyck de Vries Rapax 1:14.034 0.638
Luca Ghiotto RUSSIAN TIME 1:14.180 0.784
Nicholas Latifi DAMS 1:14.193 0.797
10th Norman Born Pertamina Arden 1:14.203 0.807
11th Ralph Boschung Campos Racing 1:14.363 0.967
12 Louis Déletraz Racing Engineering 1:14.377 0.981
13th Jordan King MP Motorsport 1:14.384 0.988
14th SERGIO CANAMASAS Rapax 1:14.489 1.093
15 Artem Markelov RUSSIAN TIME 1:14.534 1.138
16th Sean Gelael Pertamina Arden 1:14.555 1.159
17 Raffaele Marciello Trident 1:54.384 1.247
18 Robert Visoiu Campos Racing 1:14.653 1.257
19th Nabil Jeffri Trident 1:14.672 1.276
20th Gustav Malja Racing Engineering 1:15.121 1.725