Schumacher claims fifth pole
Mick Schumacher has claimed his fifth pole position of FIA F3 European Championship season at Spielberg. The driver of Prema Theodore Racing, who has only three points less then championship leader Daniel Ticktum (Motopark), finished ahead of team mate Robert Shvartzman, who was 0:247s slower. Marcus Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala followed behind Schumacher while Ticktum set the sixth lap time.
“We had saved our tyres for the end of qualifying and I think that both the team and myself have done a good job“, Schumacher said, “The car was very good to drive which made things easier for me. Of course, I am very happy with the fact that things have been going so well for me since Spa-Francorchamps and I will do everything to ensure that it will go on like this.”