Stewards Penalise More Drivers

The Valencia steward of the World Series by Renault have continued to get tough on drivers not slowing down during yellow flag periods and have cancelled the fastest qualifying times of three competitors in the second session

Stewards Penalise More Drivers

Giorgio Mondini, Ryo Fukuda and Felix Porteiro all had their fastest laps cancelled after recording lap times which stewards believed were too fast considering on-track incidents.

Porteiro and Fukeda will start 11th and 21st respectively, which is two places further back than they had qualified. Mondini remains on 23rd on the grid because his second fastest time was only 0.069s slower.

At the last race at Monaco, organisers sanctioned four drivers for yellow flag violations. Pastor Maldonado was the worst affected, receiving a five-meeting ban following a crash which resulted in a marshal being injured. Matteo Meneghello was banned for two races and Andreas Zuber and Colin Flemming were both banned for one race.

Amended Times, Qualifying 2:

Odd Number Qualifiers: Pos Driver Team Time 1. Andreas Zuber Carlin 1:21.252 3. Eric Salignon Cram 1:21.272 + 0.020 5. Adrian Valles Pons 1:21.421 + 0.169 7. Tristan Gommendy KTR 1:21.668 + 0.416 9. Christian Montanari Draco 1:22.053 + 0.801 11. Felix Porteiro Epsilon 1:22.057 + 0.805 13. Karun Chandhok RC 1:22.158 + 0.906 15. Patrick Pilet Jenzer 1:22.190 + 0.938 17. Daniel La Rosa Interwetten 1:22.331 + 1.079 19. Enrico Toccacelo Victory 1:22.507 + 1.255 21. Ryo Fukuda Saulnier 1:22.981 + 1.729 23. Giorgio Mondini Eurointernational 1:23.090 + 1.838 25. Raffaele Giammaria Dams 1:24.472 + 3.220 27. Frederik Vervisch GD 1:24.475 + 3.223 Even Number Qualifiers: Pos Driver Team Time 2. Markus Winkelhock Draco 1:21.580 4. Robert Kubica Epsilon 1:21.624 + 0.044 6. Colin Fleming Jenzer 1:21.648 + 0.068 8. Will Power Carlin 1:21.741 + 0.161 10. Simon Pagenaud Saulnier 1:21.894 + 0.314 12. Damien Pasini Cram 1:21.938 + 0.358 14. Celso Miguez Pons 1:21.956 + 0.376 16. Tomas Kostka Victory 1:22.025 + 0.445 18. Milos Pavlovic GD 1:22.075 + 0.495 20. Alx Danielsson Dams 1:22.519 + 0.939 22. Jaap Van Lagen KTR 1:22.624 + 1.044 24. Giovanni Tedeschi RC 1:22.984 + 1.404 26. Ivan Bellarosa Avelon 1:23.164 + 1.584 28. Mehdi Bennani Avelon 1:25.264 + 3.684 
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