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Geerts takes Formula Renault 1.6 NEC pole at Zolder

by Gruz David
Roy Geerts

Photo: Chris Schotanus

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.

Qualifying results
Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
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