F2 Monza: Doohan takes pole forward of Lawson, Drugovich fourth

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The Virtuosi driver was sixth after the primary runs, with Juri Vips, who additionally topped follow for Hitech, main the sector.

Doohan then improved to fourth, earlier than his third run, a 1m31.965s took him to the highest of the timesheet because the quickest lap of the day thus far.

As the sector emerged on contemporary tyres, DAMS driver Ayumu Iwasa was subsequent to take provisional pole, 0.04s sooner than Doohan.

However a flurry of flying laps noticed Drugovich take the highest spot earlier than Marcus Armstrong and Liam Lawson demoted him, with Doohan then returning to the entrance of the sector with a 1m31.641s to safe pole place.

Lawson will begin second in Sunday’s function race for Carlin, with Hitech’s Armstrong in third.

Lawson was early to high the timesheet, setting a 1m32.959s to guide early on within the 30-minute session, with Drugovich slotting into second 0.3s behind him, as Theo Pourchaire sat in tenth for ART.

Richard Verschoor was subsequent to guide, however because the occasions fell, Lawson and Pourchaire went forward earlier than Vips set the quickest time of the early runs, a 1m32.018s, having benefitted from the tow from Luca Ghiotto, sitting in for Roy Nissany at DAMS.

Drugovich was knocked right down to tenth by the tumbling occasions earlier than enhancing to 3rd on his subsequent try, a 1m32.588s, with title rival Pourchaire simply 0.009s behind him.

Doohan then set his quickest lap to demote the pair, with Logan Sargeant going third quickest for Carlin to push Drugovich to fourth.

There was a quick lull within the motion as the sector pitted for a brand new set of tyres, earlier than rising with eight minutes left on the clock.

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Iwasa was subsequent to go quickest with a 1m31.920s, earlier than Drugovich, Armstrong, Lawson and ultimately Doohan demoted him to sixth.

The Japanese Crimson Bull junior prompted yellow flags on the finish of the session after crashing on the exit of Parabolica, having run throughout the gravel and hit the barrier, prompting a flash of flames earlier than he walked away unhurt.

Verschoor will line up fifth for Sunday’s race, with Jehan Daruvala in sixth for Prema and Iwasa in seventh.

Frederik Vesti will begin on pole for Saturday’s reverse grid dash race, with Sargeant in second and Vips in third.

Pourchaire, who sits second within the standings 69 factors behind Drugovich, will begin 14th.

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