Di Grassi on Pole for Race 2

Lucas di Grassi mastered a drying Nurburgring to set fastest time in the qualifying session for Sunday's second Euro F3 race

Di Grassi on Pole for Race 2

The Brazilian's Manor Motorsport Dallara hit the top of the timesheets with a few minutes remaining, narrowly pipping runaway points leader Lewis Hamilton by just over a tenth of a second.

Reigning McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Paul di Resta ended the session in third, two hundredths of a second behind Hamilton.

The initial running in the session had been made by the Mucke Motorsport cars of Sebastian Vettel and Atila Abreu. But while the Brazilian slipped back to the bottom of the top 10 by the close, Vettel set his fastest time of the session in the dying seconds to grab fourth.

Hamilton's ASM teammate Sutil will start fifth, ahead of Marco Bonanomi.

Pos  Driver               Team                     Time              Laps
 1.  Lucas di Grassi      Manor Motorsport         1:23.009           18
 2.  Lewis Hamilton       ASM F3                   1:23.115 + 0.106   16
 3.  Paul di Resta        Manor Motorsport         1:23.134 + 0.125   17
 4.  Sebastian Vettel     ASL Mucke Motorsport     1:23.461 + 0.452   19
 5.  Adrian Sutil         ASM F3                   1:23.708 + 0.699   15
 6.  Marco Bonanomi       Prema Powerteam          1:23.949 + 0.940   18
 7.  Franck Perera        Prema Powerteam          1:23.965 + 0.956   19
 8.  Greg Franchi         Prema Powerteam          1:24.006 + 0.997   19
 9.  Guillaume Moreau     Signature                1:24.029 + 1.020   18
10.  Atila Abreu          ASL Mucke Motorsport     1:24.045 + 1.036   19
11.  Giedo van der Garde  Team Rosberg             1:24.082 + 1.073   15
12.  Loic Duval           Signature-Plus           1:24.186 + 1.177   16
13.  James Rossiter       Signature-Plus           1:24.209 + 1.200   16
14.  Hannes Neuhauser     HBR Motorsport           1:24.230 + 1.221   17
15.  Esteban Guerrieri    Team Midland Euroseries  1:24.348 + 1.339   19
16.  Danny Watts          HBR Motorsport           1:24.398 + 1.389   16
17.  Kohei Hirate         Team Rosberg             1:24.443 + 1.434   16
18.  Alejandro Nunez      HBR Motorsport           1:24.668 + 1.659   17
19.  Fabio Carbone        Signature                1:24.881 + 1.872   18
20.  Filip Salaquarda     Team I.S.R.              1:25.056 + 2.047   19
21.  Thomas Holzer        AM-Holzer Rennsport      1:25.176 + 2.167   17
22.  Stephan Jelley       Team Midland Euroseries  1:25.377 + 2.368   18
23.  Julia Kuhn                                    1:26.376 + 3.367   16
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