Juncadella takes dominant Spa pole

Daniel Juncadella breezed to pole position by almost a second in the GP3 feature race qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps this morning

Juncadella takes dominant Spa pole

There may yet be controversy, however, as the Tech 1 driver's improvement at the end of the session came when there were yellow flags out on the track.

Qualifying started damp and remained so throughout, with several cars spinning. But the only driver to cause a red flag was Dean Smith, who crashed at Les Combes in the early going.

Carlin Motorsport's Antonio Felix da Costa is set to line up second for the feature race, which takes place later today.

Championship leader Esteban Gutierrez (ART) was fourth fastest, four places ahead of his distant challenger Robert Wickens (Status). The Mexican
is likely to wrap up the title this weekend.

 Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps 1. Dani Juncadella Tech 1 2m17.433s 12 2. Antonio Felix da Costa Carlin 2m18.399s +0.966 12 3. Mirko Bortolotti Addax 2m18.456s +1.023 10 4. Esteban Gutierrez ART 2m18.829s +1.396 11 5. Pal Varhaug Jenzer 2m19.300s +1.867 12 6. Rio Haryanto Manor 2m19.301s +1.868 11 7. Stefano Coletti Tech 1 2m19.421s +1.988 12 8. Robert Wickens Status 2m19.944s +2.511 11 9. Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Manor 2m20.463s +3.030 13 10. Nigel Melker Mucke 2m20.684s +3.251 12 11. Adrien Tambay Manor 2m20.694s +3.261 12 12. Daniel Morad Status 2m20.873s +3.440 12 13. Josef Newgarden Carlin 2m20.983s +3.550 12 14. Simon Trummer Jenzer 2m20.983s +3.550 12 15. Oliver Oakes Atech CRS 2m21.136s +3.703 8 16. Alexander Rossi ART 2m21.243s +3.810 12 17. Tobias Hegewald Mucke 2m21.284s +3.851 11 18. Michael Christensen MW Arden 2m21.310s +3.877 12 19. Renger van der Zande Mucke 2m21.803s +4.370 12 20. Roberto Merhi Atech 2m21.899s +4.466 11 21. Vittorio Ghirelli Atech 2m22.006s +4.573 11 22. Doru Sechelariu Tech 1 2m22.559s +5.126 11 23. Pedro Nunes ART 2m22.650s +5.217 11 24. Felipe Guimaraes Addax 2m23.074s +5.641 11 25. Nico Muller Jenzer 2m23.315s +5.882 7 26. Miki Monras MW Arden 2m25.241s +7.808 10 27. Leonardo Cordeiro MW Arden 2m25.386s +7.953 8 28. Ivan Lukashevich Status 2m26.146s +8.713 9 29. Pablo Sanchez Addax 2m27.639s +10.206 8 30. Dean Smith Carlin 2m40.128s +22.695 2 
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