Hamilton on Pole at Zandvoort

Lewis Hamilton demonstrated that he intends to wrap up this season's F3 Euroseries crown at this weekend's Zandvoort round by securing pole position for Sunday's race

Hamilton on Pole at Zandvoort

Hamilton, who won the Marlboro Masters of Formula Three meeting at the Dutch track in June, was more than half a second quicker than Manor Motorsport's Lucas Di Grassi.

The ASM driver now has a 38-point lead over teammate Adrian Sutil, and just has to score six more points than the German this weekend to secure the crown, with two meetings and four races remaining.

Sutil was third in practice, sixth tenths down on his teammate, and will need to improve if he is to keep his hopes alive of snatching the crown.

The three were in a different class to the rest of the field, with fourth placed Sebastian Vettel more than a second off Hamilton's pace.

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Lewis Hamilton ASM F3 1:31.592 13 2. Lucas di Grassi Manor Motorsport 1:32.189 + 0.597 15 3. Adrian Sutil ASM F3 1:32.198 + 0.606 14 4. Sebastian Vettel ASL Mucke Motorsport 1:32.699 + 1.107 16 5. G. van der Garde Team Rosberg 1:32.883 + 1.291 14 6. Guillaume Moreau Signature 1:32.943 + 1.351 15 7. Paul di Resta Manor Motorsport 1:32.982 + 1.390 15 8. James Rossiter Signature-Plus 1:33.004 + 1.412 16 9. Franck Perera Prema Powerteam 1:33.072 + 1.480 16 10. Greg Franchi Prema Powerteam 1:33.281 + 1.689 15 11. Kohei Hirate Team Rosberg 1:33.413 + 1.821 13 12. Atila Abreu ASL Mucke Motorsport 1:33.593 + 2.001 14 13. Esteban Guerrieri Team Midland Euroseries 1:33.744 + 2.152 14 14. Marco Bonanomi Prema Powerteam 1:33.753 + 2.161 16 15. Loic Duval Signature-Plus 1:33.782 + 2.190 15 16. Fabio Carbone Signature 1:33.887 + 2.295 14 17. Hannes Neuhauser HBR Motorsport 1:34.323 + 2.731 15 18. Thomas Holzer AM-Holzer Rennsport 1:34.408 + 2.816 17 19. Alejandro Nunez HBR Motorsport 1:34.411 + 2.819 16 20. Robert Austin Team Midland Euroseries 1:34.632 + 3.040 16 21. Filip Salaquarda Team I.S.R. 1:34.662 + 3.070 16 
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