Sutil Grabs Spa's Race 2 Pole

ASM's Adrian Sutil let teammate Lewis Hamilton know that he will have a fight on his hands for the Formula Three Euro Series crown after grabbing pole for this weekend's second race in first qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday

Sutil Grabs Spa's Race 2 Pole

The German, who was comprehensively outclassed by Hamilton at Pau last weekend, maintained his quick form from the morning's free practice session to claim pole position by just less than three tenths of a second.

Hamilton had struggled with a stomach problem during Thursday's test session but was feeling much better as he held onto his second position, securing ASM another front row.

"Things went clearly better today that was the case in yesterday's tests, but I'm also in a better condition," said Hamilton, who currently lead the championship title chase.

Argentine Esteban Guerrieri was an encouraging third quickest, although an incredible seven tenths slower than Hamilton, with Lucas di Grassi fourth overall and Giedo van der Garde fifth.

Briton Paul di Resta, who had topped Thursday's test times, was sixth fastest.

Qualifying times for Race 2:
Pos Driver Time Gap 1. Sutil/GER 2:14.641 2. Hamilton/GBR 2:14.932 + 0.291 3. Guerrieri/ARG 2:15.548 + 0.907 4. di Grassi/BRA 2:15.742 + 1.101 5. van der Garde/NED 2:15.935 + 1.294 6. di Resta/GBR 2:16.062 + 1.421 7. Perera/FRA 2:16.066 + 1.425 8. Moreau/FRA 2:16.235 + 1.594 9. Franchi/BEL 2:16.453 + 1.812 10. Hirate/JPN 2:16.502 + 1.861 11. Antinucci/USA 2:16.584 + 1.943 12. Vettel/GER 2:16.653 + 2.012 13. Goetz/GER 2:16.933 + 2.292 14. Neuhauser/AUT 2:17.096 + 2.455 15. Rossiter/GBR 2:17.119 + 2.478 16. Bonanomi/ITA 2:17.180 + 2.539 17. Duval/FRA 2:17.459 + 2.818 18. Abreu/BRA 2:17.643 + 3.002 19. Carbone/BRA 2:18.066 + 3.425 20. Nunez/ESP 2:18.264 + 3.623 21. Salaquarda/CEZ 2:18.550 + 3.909 22. Holzer/GER 2:18.564 + 3.923 23. Zwolsman/NED 2:21.967 + 7.326 All Timing Unofficial 
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