Qualifying 1: Kovalainen on pole

Finn Heikki Kovalainen continued his rich vein of form in qualifying for the 19th round of the British F3 championship at Oulton Park. The Fortec Motorsport driver claimed top slot on the grid with a time of 1m30.385s, some 0.236s clear of scholarship class runner Adam Carroll

Qualifying 1: Kovalainen on pole

Carroll made the most of the cooler conditions in the scholarship class session to claim his best starting position of the season, and can wrap up the class title this weekend.

James Courtney, returning to the championship after missing the last round at Rockingham through injury, will start third in his quest to regain the points lead from Robbie Kerr. His cause will be aided by Kerr's disappointing starting position of 11th.

Carroll's Sweeny Racing team-mate Robert Dahlgren, winner of last season's British Formula Ford Championship, will start fourth ahead of Malboro Masters winner Fabio Carbone and Mark Taylor.



Heikki Kovalainen (Fortec Motorsport), 1m30.385s
Adam Carroll (Sweeny Racing), 1m30.621s*
James Courtney (Carlin Motorsport), 1m30.672s
Robert Dahlgren (Sweeny Racing), 1m30.684s*
Fabio Carbone (Fortec Racing), 1m30.767s
Mark Taylor (Manor Motorsport), 1m30.853s
Matt Gilmore (Promatecme F3), 1m30.890s
Clivio Piccione (T-Sport), 1m31.084s*
Shinya Hosokawa (Carlin Motorsport), 1m31.120s
Ronnie Bremer (Manor Motorsport), 1m31.168s
Robbie Kerr (Alan Docking Racing), 1m31.342s
Stefan Hodgetts (Motaworld Racing), 1m31.461s
Billy Asaro (Sweeny Racing), 1m31.514s*
Stefan de Groot (Menu Motorsport), 1m31.514s
Bruce Jouanny (Promatecme F3), 1m31.531s
John Antoniadis (Duma Racing), 1m31.539s
Richard Antinucci (Manor Motorsport), 1m31.563s
Karun Chandhok (T-Sport), 1m31.647s*
Alan van der Merwe (Carlin Motorsport), 1m31.759s
Gavin Smith (Meritus Racing), 1m31.883s*

*Scholarship class

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