Sainz Jr. claims maiden GP3 pole at Spa
|1.||C. Sainz Jr.||2:04.125|
24 August 2013 – Carlos Sainz Jr. secured his first GP3 pole position at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday morning. The MW Arden driver produced a time of 2:04.125 in the late stages of qualifying to move comfortably clear of team-mate Daniil Kvyat.
Jack Harvey set the same time as Kvyat, but starts third as his fastest lap was recorded later in the session. The Briton will line-up just in front of fellow ART GP driver Conor Daly, with championship leader Tio Ellinas following in fifth position.
Alex Fontana and Nicky Yelloly were next up in sixth and seventh respectively, with Kevin Korjus, Facu Regalia and David Fumanelli completing the top ten runners.
Race 1 at Spa-Francorchamps gets underway at 5.20pm local time (GMT +2)