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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