21-year-old Roy Geerts dominated the qualifying session of Formula Renault 1.6 NEC at Zolder, as the Dutch driver went five tenths faster than anyone else in the field.
Larry Ten Voorde secured second place, beating Janneau Esmeijer by another half a second.
The only non-Dutch driver in the field, Mexican Patricio O’Ward went fourth fastest as 18-year-old Tommy van Erp finished fifth. The field was completed by Paul Sieljes and Yaro Deckers.
Amongst others, title contender Martin Rump will miss out on this round due to a clash with Formula Renault 1.6 Sweden this weekend. The grid contains only seven drivers.
|1||Roy Geerts||Stuart Racing Team||1:38.122||12|
|2||Larry Ten Voorde||BW Motorsport||1:38.678||0.556||12|
|3||Janneau Esmeijer||Provily Racing||1:39.153||1.031||12|
|4||Patricio O’Ward||Provily Racing||1:39.513||1.391||12|
|5||Tommy van Erp||Van Amersfoort Racing||1:40.127||2.005||10|
|6||Paul Sieljes||Stuart Racing Team||1:40.897||2.775||12|
|7||Yaro Deckers||Stuart Racing Team||1:41.303||3.181||12|