Leclerc sees pole

Although only the FP2, Arthur Leclerc puts 351 thousandths between himself and the second, an excellent Patrick Pasma. Qualifying at 17.54.

Arthur Leclerc (Prema Powerteam) stops the clock on an extraordinary 1.58'059, ahead of Patrick Pasma 1.58'410 (KIC Motorsport) and Pierre-Loius Chovet (Van Amersfoort Racing), who wants to do well at home and finishes third attached to the Finnish driver, with 1.58 '480.

On a hot track, with air at 31 ° C and asphalt at 50 ° C, the drivers tested the track in the first half of FP2 and then mounted new tires and did a qualifying simulation, which should therefore be very indicative for qualifying at 17:54 this afternoon, although the less hot temperatures could change something in the forces on track.

New entry among the drivers with the experienced Argentine driver, the 28-year-old Facundo Regalía (Van Amersfoort Racing), who finishes in eighth position on his debut in the championship at 941 thousandths from Leclerc. "Facu" raced in karting, to then get two excellent second places in the formulas with GP3 Series in 2013 and Auto GP in 2015.