Jake Dennis takes a consecutive pole position for round 14 around London.
Yesterday’s race winner and pole sitter Jake Dennis topped the times of Group A with a 1:13.279. Antonio Felix Da Costa took P2 with a 1:13.360 while Nyck de Vries claimed P3 with a 1:13.370. Oliver Askew took the final duel spot with a 1:13.473, seeing both Andretti’s into the duels once again. In a shocking mix-up for the championship, leader Vandoorne was eliminated.
Eliminated in Group A
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Lucas Di Grassi claimed the top spot in Group B with a 1:13.006. In the last-minute scramble, Antonio Giovinazzi took P2 with a 1:13.327, his best performance of the season so far. Nick Cassidy claimed P3 with a 1:13.411 while Sebastien Buemi took the final podium position with a 1:13.411.
Buemi and Dennis were the first to take to the track, Buemi going out first. Buemi set a 1:13.197. However, this wasn’t enough to send him through to the semi-finals. Dennis set his sights on pole, once again setting an incredible 1:12.661.
Cassidy and Da Costa were the next up to the duels. Cassidy took to the track first, setting a 1:13.490. This, however, was beaten by Da Costa, who set a 1:30.000, seeing him through to the semi-finals.
Giovinazzi faced De Vries in his first duel of the season so far. De Vries took to the track first, setting a 1:13.043 after a lock-up. Giovinazzi progressed into his first semi-final of the season after setting an impressive 1:12.980.
Askew and Di Grassi were the final pair into the duels. Askew took to the track first. However, after making contact with the wall at turn eight, he was unable to continue as he crawled to the pits becoming the first crash of the duels this season. Di Grassi progressed into the semi-finals with a 1:12.686, a time comparable to Dennis.
Da Costa and Dennis were the first pair to take to the track. Da Costa took to the track first, setting a 1:13.028; however, this wasn’t enough to see him through to the finals. Dennis progressed to the finals once again after setting a 1:13.649.
Semi Final Two
Giovinazzi and Di Grassi were the last pair to take to the semi-finals. Giovinazzi took to the track first and despite setting an astonishing lap with a 1:12.962, it was enough to see him into P3. Di Grassi progressed into the final with a 1:12.641.
Di Grassi and Dennis went face to face in the finals. Dennis took to the track first, setting an incredible lap with a 1:12.535 taking his second consecutive pole position at his home race. Di Grassi will line up alongside him on the front row after setting a 1:13.619.