Spa GP3: Carlos Sainz Jr takes commanding pole

Carlos Sainz Jr will start race one of the GP3 Series weekend at Spa from pole position after dominating the qualifying times on Saturday morning

Spa GP3: Carlos Sainz Jr takes commanding pole

The MW Arden driver held an advantage of almost four tenths over his team-mate Daniil Kvyat, who will start alongside him on the front row.

Jack Harvey set exactly the same time to the thousandth of a second as Kvyat, but will start third as he recorded his lap after the Russian.

Harvey's ART team-mate Conor Daly was fourth fastest, just 0.006s off his colleague.

Championship leader Tio Ellinas was fifth fastest, ahead of Alex Fontana, Nick Yelloly and Kevin Korjus.

Title contender Facu Regalia, who is only a point behind Ellinas, was ninth fastest.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Carlos Sainz Jr MW Arden 2m04.125s 2. Daniil Kvyat MW Arden 2m04.518s +0.393s 3. Jack Harvey ART 2m04.518s +0.393s 4. Conor Daly ART 2m04.524s +0.399s 5. Tio Ellinas Manor 2m04.856s +0.731s 6. Alex Fontana Jenzer 2m04.970s +0.845s 7. Nick Yelloly Carlin 2m04.972s +0.847s 8. Kevin Korjus Koiranen 2m05.027s +0.902s 9. Facu Regalia ART 2m05.066s +0.941s 10. David Fumanelli Trident 2m05.255s +1.130s 11. Giovanni Venturini Trident 2m05.308s +1.183s 12. Alexander Sims Carlin 2m05.334s +1.209s 13. Robert Visoiu MW Arden 2m05.382s +1.257s 14. Melville Mckee Bamboo 2m05.486s +1.361s 15. Lewis Williamson Bamboo 2m05.509s +1.384s 16. Dino Zamparelli Manor 2m05.541s +1.416s 17. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 2m05.576s +1.451s 18. Aaro Vainio Koiranen 2m05.760s +1.635s 19. Adderly Fong Status 2m06.127s +2.002s 20. Patrick Kujala Koiranen 2m06.432s +2.307s 21. Samin Gomez Jenzer 2m06.537s +2.412s 22. Josh Webster Status 2m06.645s +2.520s 23. Jimmy Eriksson Status 2m06.871s +2.746s 24. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 2m07.291s +3.166s 25. Emanuele Zonzini Trident 2m07.582s +3.457s 26. Ryan Cullen Manor 2m08.434s +4.309s 27. Carmen Jorda Bamboo 2m09.095s +4.970s 
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