Baguette clinches pole on home soil

Bertrand Baguette delighted his home crowd by setting the fastest time in the Formula Renault 3.5 superpole session at Spa-Francorchamps, earning him pole position for Sunday's feature race

Baguette clinches pole on home soil

P1 Motorsport's James Walker finished just 0.02s adrift of the Belgian, having earlier headed the A qualifying group. Miguel Molina recovered his composure after a wild display in his qualifying group to post the third fastest time for Ultimate Motorsport.

B group pacesetter Adrian Valles was fourth for Epsilon Euskadi, ahead of Charles Pic, while Walker's P1 team-mate Daniil Move completed the top six.

This afternoon's reverse grid race will have an all Spanish front-row with Baguette's Draco team-mate Marco Barba lining-up at the head of the field, courtesy of his eighth place in superpole, ahead of championship leader Marcos Martinez.

Last year's Carlin British F3 trio of Oliver Turvey, Brendon Hartley and Jaime Alguersuari all missed out on the top eight, despite making the 12-car superpole session, as did RC Motorsport's Pasquale di Sabatino.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Bertrand Baguette Draco 2m02.862s 2. James Walker P1 2m02.888s +0.026 3. Miguel Molina Ultimate 2m03.029s +0.167 4. Adrian Valles Epsilon 2m03.330s +0.468 5. Charles Pic Tech 1 2m03.499s +0.637 6. Daniil Move P1 2m03.522s +0.660 7. Marcos Martinez Pons 2m03.698s +0.836 8. Marco Barba Draco 2m03.699s +0.837 9. Oliver Turvey Carlin 2m03.740s +0.878 10. Brendon Hartley Tech 1 2m03.780s +0.918 11. Jaime Alguersuari Carlin 2m03.848s +0.986 12. Pasquale di Sabatino RC 2m04.419s +1.557 13. Adrian Zaugg Interwetten 14. Federico Leo Pons 15. Chris van der Drift Epsilon 16. Fairuz Fauzy Fortec 17. Greg Mansell Ultimate 18. Frankie Provenzano Prema 19. Anton Nebylitskiy Comtec 20. Tobias Hegewald Interwetten 21. Alexandre Marsoin Comtec 22. Sten Pentus Fortec 23. Julian Leal Prema 
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