Mihai Marinescu on pole for second F2 race at Silverstone

Mihai Marinescu took a dominant pole position for Sunday's second race of the Formula 2 Championship at Silverstone

Mihai Marinescu on pole for second F2 race at Silverstone

In cool conditions, the Romanian set the pole time with four minutes remaining, his 1m46.734s standing as the fastest F2 lap of the weekend so far. There were no more improvements among the top runners after that, so Alex Fontana's 1m47.141s was good enough for second, even though it was over 0.4s slower.

Saturday's winner Luciano Bacheta was only third fastest, just 0.005s off the front row, while fellow Briton Daniel McKenzie was fourth fastest, a further 0.008s adrift.

Race one polesitter Matheo Tuscher was fifth fastest, just 0.014s off McKenzie. Kevin Mirocha was sixth ahead of Dino Zamparelli and opening race runner-up Christopher Zanella.

Pos Driver Time Gap 1. Mihai Marinescu 1m46.734s 2. Alex Fontana 1m47.141s + 0.407s 3. Luciano Bacheta 1m47.146s + 0.412s 4. Daniel McKenzie 1m47.154s + 0.420s 5. Matheo Tuscher 1m47.168s + 0.434s 6. Kevin Mirocha 1m47.313s + 0.579s 7. Dino Zamparelli 1m47.374s + 0.640s 8. Christopher Zanella 1m47.455s + 0.721s 9. David Zhu 1m47.501s + 0.767s 10. Markus Pommer 1m47.542s + 0.808s 11. Hector Hurst 1m47.788s + 1.054s 12. Samuele Buttarelli 1m48.026s + 1.292s 13. Parthiva Sureshwaren 1m48.220s + 1.486s 14. Kourosh Khani 1m48.325s + 1.591s 15. Plamen Kralev 1m48.416s + 1.682s 16. Mauro Calamia 1m48.800s + 2.066s 17. Jose Luis Abadin 1m49.478s + 2.744s 
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