On home turf, Filip Salaquarda proved invincible in Formula Renault 3.5 qualifying at Brno to claim his second pole-position of the weekend
In a repeat of Saturday's opening race, Prague-based ISR again held a firm grip on the front row, with race one victor Esteban Guerrieri finishing a tenth adrift of the Czech racer's 1m41.013s benchmark.
"I started out on old tyres this morning and didn't really put it together," said Salaquarda. "When I got a red flag on my second set, I decided to wait in the pits at the restart while everyone else went out. I think that paid off because I was one of the last four cars on track."
The front row aside, the remainder of the grid contrasted significantly to the mandatory low-downforce race one. Comtec's Stefano Coletti, who departed from 17th on Saturday, will start third, ahead of Draco's rookie Nathanael Berthon.
On the third row, Junior Lotus Racing's Nelson Panciatici is set to line-up ahead of Walter Grubmuller. The performances marked a welcome turn of fortune for both men, who started in sixteenth and eighteenth positions respectively yesterday.
KMP's Victor Garcia interrupted proceedings with a spin at Turn 12, causing the red flags to be produced and resulting in a hectic final eight minutes of activity.
Championship leader Mikhail Aleshin is set to start from 16th, while closest title rival Ricciardo is a provisional 11th.
Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Filip Salaquarda ISR 1m41.013s 2. Esteban Guerrieri ISR 1m41.144s +0.131 3. Stefano Coletti Comtec 1m41.568s +0.555 4. Nathanael Berthon Draco 1m41.882s +0.869 5. Nelson Panciatici Junior Lotus 1m42.071s +1.058 6. Walter Grubmuller P1 1m42.119s +1.106 7. Brendon Hartley Tech 1 1m42.119s +1.106 8. Jan Charouz P1 1m42.126s +1.113 9. Jon Lancaster Fortec 1m42.176s +1.163 10. Daniel Zampieri Pons 1m42.189s +1.176 11. Daniel Ricciardo Tech 1 1m42.194s +1.181 12. Greg Mansell Comtec 1m42.216s +1.203 13. Sten Pentus Fortec 1m42.328s +1.315 14. Federico Leo Pons 1m42.341s +1.328 15. Mikhail Aleshin Carlin 1m42.486s +1.473 16. Keisuke Kunimoto Epsilon 1m42.605s +1.592 17. Bruno Mendez Interwetten 1m42.691s +1.678 18. Albert Costa Epsilon 1m42.692s +1.679 19. Julien Leal Draco 1m42.784s +1.771 20. Anton Nebylitskiy KMP 1m42.925s +1.912 21. Jake Rosenzweig Carlin 1m43.277s +2.264 22. Sergio Canamasas Interwetten 1m43.384s +2.371 23. Victor Garcia KMP 1m43.682s +2.669 24. Daniil Move Junior Lotus 1m43.819s +2.806
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