Hungary European F3: Lotus F1 protege Esteban Ocon sweeps poles

Prema driver Esteban Ocon will start both remaining Formula 3 European Championship races at the Hungaroring from pole position

Hungary European F3: Lotus F1 protege Esteban Ocon sweeps poles

The Lotus junior continued his stunning qualifying in Saturday afternoon's 20-minute session, locking down one pole with a 1m35.872s lap, before improving his best to a 1m35.800s to ensure that he will start both of Sunday's races from the front.

The pair of poles makes it a qualifying clean sweep for Ocon, who also started Saturday morning's first race from P1.

Ocon's Prema team-mate Antonio Fuoco left his run reasonably late, jumping to second for race two with four minutes left, before going quicker again on the next lap, down to a 1m36.099s, to snare second for race three as well.

Mucke pair Lucas Auer and Felix Rosenqvist locked down third and fourth respectively for both races, Auer actually setting the best first sector of the session, while Max Verstappen ensured the top five will be the same for both races.

Race one winner Tom Blomqvist was unable to match the pace that he showed earlier in the weekend, and will start the two races from sixth and seventh, while Antonio Giovinazzi mirrored Blomqvist's result with seventh for race one and sixth for race two.

Britons Jordan King and Jake Dennis will start race two eighth and ninth respectively, however while King will also start eighth in race three, Dennis will be back in 13th.

Nichols Latifi will start both races from the top 10, with 10th in race two and ninth in race three, while West-Tec's Felix Serralles will start the races 11th and 10th.

Follow both of Sunday's Hungaroring European F3 races as they happen on AUTOSPORT Race Centre Live - starting at approximately 9.45am and 3.45pm UK time

Race two qualifying: Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Esteban Ocon Prema Dallara-Merc 1m35.800s 2. Antonio Fuoco Prema Dallara-Merc 1m36.099s +0.299s 3. Lucas Auer Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.157s +0.357s 4. Felix Rosenqvist Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.264s +0.464s 5. Max Verstappen Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m36.279s +0.479s 6. Tom Blomqvist Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.360s +0.560s 7. Antonio Giovinazzi Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.389s +0.589s 8. Jordan King Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.444s +0.644s 9. Jake Dennis Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.473s +0.673s 10. Nicholas Latifi Prema Dallara-Merc 1m36.617s +0.817s 11. Felix Serralles West-Tec Dallara-Merc 1m36.649s +0.849s 12. Gustavo Menezes Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m36.663s +0.863s 13. Roy Nissany Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.786s +0.986s 14. Mitchell Gilbert Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m36.922s +1.122s 15. John Bryant-Meisner Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m36.936s +1.136s 16. Dennis van de Laar Prema Dallara-Merc 1m36.937s +1.137s 17. Felipe Guimaraes Double R Dallara-Merc 1m36.970s +1.170s 18. Sean Gelael Carlin Dallara-VW 1m37.013s +1.213s 19. Jules Szymkowiak Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m37.057s +1.257s 20. Tatiana Calderon Jo Zeller Dallara-Merc 1m37.345s +1.545s 21. Alexander Toril T-Sport Dallara-NBE 1m37.405s +1.605s 22. Spike Goddard T-Sport Dallara-NBE 1m37.587s +1.787s 23. Hector Hurst West-Tec Dallara-Merc 1m37.718s +1.918s 24. Sandro Zeller Jo Zeller Dallara-Merc 1m37.765s +1.965s 25. Michele Beretta Eurointernational Dallara-Merc 1m37.866s +2.066s Race three qualifying: Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Esteban Ocon Prema Dallara-Merc 1m35.827s 2. Antonio Fuoco Prema Dallara-Merc 1m36.102s +0.275s 3. Lucas Auer Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.216s +0.389s 4. Felix Rosenqvist Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.325s +0.498s 5. Max Verstappen Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m36.400s +0.573s 6. Antonio Giovinazzi Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.451s +0.624s 7. Tom Blomqvist Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.471s +0.644s 8. Jordan King Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.685s +0.858s 9. Nicholas Latifi Prema Dallara-Merc 1m36.687s +0.860s 10. Felix Serralles West-Tec Dallara-Merc 1m36.727s +0.900s 11. Roy Nissany Mucke Dallara-Merc 1m36.854s +1.027s 12. Gustavo Menezes Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m36.917s +1.090s 13. Jake Dennis Carlin Dallara-VW 1m36.948s +1.121s 14. Dennis van de Laar Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m36.977s +1.150s 15. John Bryant-Meisner Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m37.064s +1.237s 16. Mitchell Gilbert Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m37.147s +1.320s 17. Jules Szymkowiak Van Amersfoort Dallara-VW 1m37.172s +1.345s 18. Sean Gelael Carlin Dallara-VW 1m37.187s +1.360s 19. Felipe Guimaraes Double R Dallara-Merc 1m37.269s +1.442s 20. Tatiana Calderon Jo Zeller Dallara-Merc 1m37.515s +1.688s 21. Spike Goddard T-Sport Dallara-NBE 1m37.695s +1.868s 22. Hector Hurst West-Tec Dallara-Merc 1m37.857s +2.030s 23. Sandro Zeller Jo Zeller Dallara-Merc 1m37.915s +2.088s 24. Alexander Toril T-Sport Dallara-NBE 1m38.034s +2.207s 25. Michele Beretta Eurointernational Dallara-Merc 1m38.169s +2.342s 
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