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
|1º||Charles Leclerc||Prema Racing||1:13.396|
|2nd||Sérgio Sette Eyes||MP Motorsport||1:13.736||0.340|
|3º||Antonio Fuoco||Prema Racing||1:13.776||0.380|
|4º||Alexander Albon||ART Grand Prix||1:13.868||0.492|
|6º||Nobuharu Matsushita||ART Grand Prix||1:13.922||0.526|
|7º||Nyck de Vries||Rapax||1:14.034||0.638|
|8º||Luca Ghiotto||RUSSIAN TIME||1:14.180||0.784|
|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|
|15||Artem Markelov||RUSSIAN TIME||1:14.534||1.138|
|16th||Sean Gelael||Pertamina Arden||1:14.555||1.159|
|18||Robert Visoiu||Campos Racing||1:14.653||1.257|
|20th||Gustav Malja||Racing Engineering||1:15.121||1.725|