Sunday, 7 July, EVIAN (France): Philippe Chiappe boosted his chances of becoming the first Frenchman to win the Grand Prix of France after going quickest in this morning’s Rebellion Official Qualifying.
The CTIC F1 Shenzhen China driver moved to the top of the time sheets with 10 minutes of the 60 minute session remaining with a 48.02s lap around the 2.08km Lac Leman circuit and starts from P1 in Evian for the second time after claiming his seventh career pole and his first since Abu Dhabi in 2017.
Emirates Racing’s Marit Stromoy was again very much in the mix and had provisional pole but just missed out on top spot by 0.23s with a best time of 48.25s, Team Amaravati’s Jonas Andersson’s 48.34s lap putting him third quickest.
Shaun Torrente and Thani Al Qemzi have their work cut if either is to extend the Team Abu Dhabi’s winning streak to seven and start from fourth and fifth, Sharjah Team’s Sami Selio rounding out the top six.
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