Parente on Pole Again at Knockhill

Alvaro Parente took pole position for the fifth round of the British F3 International Series, ahead of tomorrow's race at Knockhill in Scotland

Parente on Pole Again at Knockhill

The Carlin Motorsport driver continues to do the best possible catch-up job after missing the first two races of the season.

But the Portuguese has got points leader Mike Conway (Fortec Motorsport) alongside him on the grid for the race on the small and tight track near Edinburgh. The pair of them shared the wins at the last meeting at Croft.

Third on the grid will be Stephen Kane, who is the first Lola representative on the timesheets. Like most drivers, he complained of traffic problems. Donington Park winner Danilo Dirani (in the other Lola) is again struggling with Knockhill, and was only tenth.

The session was interrupted by a red flag when National Class front-runner Salvador Duran had an accident in his P1 Motorsport Dallara-Mugen. Others to fall into the scenery late in the session were Ronayne O'Mahony, Nick Jones, Charles Hollings (who was fastest in National Class) and Jonathan Kennard.

Pos Driver Make-Engine Time Laps 1. Alvaro Parente  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  46.923 21 2. Mike Conway  Dallara Opel Spiess  47.009 + 0.086 23 3. Steven Kane  Lola B05/30 Mugen-Honda  47.079 + 0.156 28 4. Ryan Lewis  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.124 + 0.201 29 5. Christian Bakkerud Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.196 + 0.273 31 6. Charlie Kimball  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.293 + 0.370 34 7. Marko Asmer  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.302 + 0.379 31 8. Tim Bridgman  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.373 + 0.450 28 9. Dan Clarke  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.410 + 0.487 32 10. Danilo Dirani  Lola B05/30 Mugen Honda  47.467 + 0.544 30 11. Charlie Hollings  Lola-Dome F106/4 Mugen Honda 47.506 + 0.583 28 12. James Walker  Dallara F305 Opel Spiess  47.542 + 0.619 23 13. Bruno Senna  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  47.679 + 0.756 32 14. Stephen Jelley  Dallara F305 Opel Spiess  47.770 + 0.847 34 15. Ronayne O'mahony  Dallara F305 Opel Spiess  47.872 + 0.949 30 16. Barton Mawer  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  47.988 + 1.065 36 17. Juho Annala  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  48.124 + 1.201 27 18. Josh Fisher  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  48.126 + 1.203 29 19. Jonathan Kennard  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  48.395 + 1.472 24 20. Keiko Ihara  Dallara F305 Mugen-Honda  48.539 + 1.616 31 21. Nick Jones  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  49.774 + 2.851 21 22. Salvador Duran  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  50.412 + 3.489 7 23. Cheong Lou Meng  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  50.760 + 3.837 20 24. Ricardo Teixeira  Dallara F304 Mugen-Honda  55.355 + 8.432 5 
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