DAMS does 1-2 in Barcelona quali

09/05/2014 17:19

Stéphane Richelmi et Jolyon Palmer proved DAMS’s strength in Spain by snatching the 1st line of the starting grid. The Monaco driver leads the way 1 tenth ahead of his teammate.

By: Elodie Redoulès

DAMS is sure liking the Barcelona setting. After Jolyon Palmer finished 1st in this morning free practice, the French team continued to put his two drivers, Stéphane Richelmi and Jolyon Palmer on top of the grid. They will start from 1 and 2 tomorrow for the 1st race of the week-end. It is the second pole position from the Monaco driver after the one he got last year in Nurburgring.

 

The team mates follow each other closely with only 1 tenth between each other,  Riquelmi did 1’29.293 while Palmer did 1’29.421.

 

 The second line is held by the Racing Engineering drivers Stefano Coletti (1’29.514 ) and  Raffaele Marciello (1’29.650).

 

Williams test driver, Felipe Nasr finishes in 5th position in 1’29.698. He is followed by Russian Time driver Mitch Evans in 1’29.703 and his Carlin team mate  Julián Leal.
 

Rookie driver Tio Ellinas (MP Motorsport) is 9th in 1’29.902 just behind Caterham driver Alexander Rossi (1’29.893) with whom he battled to hold the 8th position. Stoffel Vandoorn closes the top 10 with a time of 1’29.963.
 

See you tomorrow for the 1st Race at 15:40.

 

Results:

 

POS

NO

DRIVERS

TEAMS

LAPS

TIME

GAP

INT.

1

8

S. Richelmi

DAMS

10

1:29.293

   

2

7

J. Palmer

DAMS

9

1:29.421

0.128

 

3

6

S. Coletti

Racing Engineering

10

1:29.514

0.221

0.093

4

5

R. Marciello

Racing Engineering

10

1:29.650

0.357

0.136

5

3

F. Nasr

Carlin

11

1:29.698

0.405

0.048

6

1

M. Evans

RT RUSSIAN TIME

9

1:29.703

0.410

0.005

7

4

J. Leal

Carlin

11

1:29.841

0.548

0.138

8

19

A. Rossi

EQ8 Caterham Racing

11

1:29.893

0.600

0.052

9

21

T. Ellinas

MP Motorsport

11

1:29.902

0.609

0.009

10

10

S. Vandoorne

ART Grand Prix

11

1:29.963

0.670

0.061

11

18

R. Haryanto

EQ8 Caterham Racing

11

1:29.983

0.690

0.020

12

17

T. Dillmann

Arden International

10

1:30.289

0.996

0.306

13

26

A. Pic

Campos Racing

11

1:30.300

1.007

0.011

14

11

D. Abt

Hilmer Motorsport

11

1:30.412

1.119

0.112

15

24

N. Berthon

Venezuela GP Lazarus

9

1:30.470

1.177

0.058

16

23

J. Cecotto

Trident

11

1:30.496

1.203

0.026

17

27

K. Sato

Campos Racing

11

1:30.510

1.217

0.014

18

16

R. Binder

Arden International

11

1:30.553

1.260

0.043

19

20

D. De Jong

MP Motorsport

9

1:30.617

1.324

0.064

20

22

S. Canamasas

Trident

11

1:30.737

1.444

0.120

21

12

F. Regalia

Hilmer Motorsport

11

1:30.790

1.497

0.053

22

14

A. Quaife-Hobbs

Rapax

11

1:30.884

1.591

0.094

23

9

T. Izawa

ART Grand Prix

11

1:30.903

1.610

0.019

24

15

S. Trummer

Rapax

13

1:30.923

1.630

0.020

25

2

A. Markelov

RT RUSSIAN TIME

12

1:31.336

2.043

0.413

26

25

C. Daly

Venezuela GP Lazarus

9

1:31.558

2.265

0.222