Gregoire Saucy continued his remarkable Formula Regional European Championship season with another pole position at Zandvoort.
The Swiss driver set the pace by 0.367 seconds over ART Grand Prix team-mate Gabriele Mini, with MP Motorsport’s Franco Colapinto over half a second back in third and G4 Racing’s Michael Belov over three quarters of a second back in fourth.
ART GP’s domination wasn’t complete, as it’s third car driven by Thomas ten Brinke qualified down in 12th.
There were two full course yellow periods during the session, the first caused by R-ace GP’s Lena Buhler spinning off at the first corner. The next came with just over five minutes to go, as KIC Motorsport’s Nico Gohler went off at high speed into the barriers. They will start 32nd and 30th respectively for Sunday’s race.
Saucy’s closest title rivals from R-ace had tricky sessions with traffic, with Zane Maloney qualifying 11th, Hadrien David in 14th and Isack Hadjar all the way down in 31st.
Prema also were off the pace, with its fastest driver Paul Aron in ninth while David Vidales could only manage to go 24th fastest and was two seconds away from the pole position time.
|1||Gregoire Saucy||ART Grand Prix||1m31.193s||11|
|2||Gabriele Mini||ART Grand Prix||1m31.560s||+0.367s||10|
|3||Franco Colapinto||MP Motorsport||1m31.781s||+0.588s||10|
|4||Michael Belov||G4 Racing||1m31.949s||+0.756s||9|
|5||Francesco Pizzi||Van Amersfoort Racing||1m32.010s||+0.817s||10|
|6||Oliver Goethe||MP Motorsport||1m32.015s||+0.822s||9|
|8||Kas Haverkort||MP Motorsport||1m32.075s||+0.882s||8|
|10||Mari Boya||Van Amersfoort Racing||1m32.116s||+0.923s||10|
|11||Zane Maloney||R-ace GP||1m32.216s||+1.023s||10|
|12||Thomas ten Brinke||ART Grand Prix||1m32.230s||+1.037s||10|
|13||Patrik Pasma||KIC Motorsport||1m32.313s||+1.120s||10|
|14||Hadrien David||R-ace GP||1m32.341s||+1.148s||10|
|16||Lorenzo Fluxa||Van Amersfoort Racing||1m32.479s||+1.286s||10|
|17||Elias Seppanen||KIC Motorsport||1m32.561s||+1.368s||10|
|18||Pietro Delli Guanti||Monolite Racing||1m32.584s||+1.391s||9|
|19||Eduardo Barrichello||JD Motorsport||1m32.592s||+1.399s||9|
|20||Gabriel Bortoleto||FA Racing by MP||1m32.657s||+1.464s||10|
|21||Andrea Rosso||FA Racing by MP||1m32.709s||+1.516s||9|
|22||Axel Gnos||G4 Racing||1m33.100s||+1.907s||9|
|23||Emidio Pesce||DR Formula||1m33.196s||+2.003s||9|
|25||Brad Benavides||DR Formula||1m33.294s||+2.101s||9|
|27||Alexandre Bardinon||FA Racing by MP||1m33.784s||+2.591s||9|
|28||Tommy Smith||JD Motorsport||1m34.014s||+2.821s||8|
|30||Nico Gohler||KIC Motorsport||1m39.652s||+8.459s||5|
|31||Isack Hadjar||R-ace GP||1m40.091s||+8.898s||9|
|32||Lena Buhler||R-ace GP||1m43.329s||+12.136s||3|
|33||Jasin Ferati||Monolite Racing||no time||0|