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Felix Rosenqvist completes pole treble at Silverstone

by Peter Allen
Photo: Paul Davies Photography

Photo: Paul Davies Photography

Formula 3 veteran Felix Rosenqvist beat rookie Charles Leclerc to top the second qualifying session for the European championship opener at Silverstone and secure a hat-trck of pole positions.

Rosenqvist out-paced Leclerc by 0.061 seconds to post the fastest time and take race two pole, and by nearly three tenths in the second-best times classification that sets the grid for race three.

Another debutant George Russell was third ahead of his Carlin team-mate Antonio Giovinazzi.

Alex Albon?improved upon his seventh in Q1 to take fifth in front of Rosenqvist’s Prema team-mates Brandon Maisano, Jake Dennis and Lance Stroll.

American Carlin drivers Gustavo Menezes and Ryan Tveter completed the top ten.

The only changes in the top 10 for race three concern Carlin drivers with Giovinazzi starting third ahead of Russell and Callum Ilott breaking into 10th at Tveter’s expense.

Results to follow