Larry ten Voorde topped the qualifying session at the fifth round of the Formula Renault 1.6 NEC season at Zandvoort.
The 17-year-old Dutch driver recorded his first pole position in a close battle, with three drivers finishing within three tenths of him.
Roy Geerts proved to be ten Voorde’s closest rival, narrowly edging series debutant Jan Schwitter out for second. Championship leader Martin Rump had to settle with fourth position.
Janneau Esmeijer came in fifth after a close battle with Pontus Fredricsson, while 14-year-old Mexican youngster Patricio O’Ward secured seventh on his second European appearance.
The top ten was completed by Tommy van Erp, Paul Blomqvist and Florian Janits.
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|8||Tommy van Erp||1:47.655||1.140||11|