Race winner Khani to start from pole in race two

21/09/12 - Three-time F3 Cup race winner Kourosh Khani will start from pole position for today's second race at the famous Silverstone GP circuit.

21/09/12 - Three-time F3 Cup race winner Kourosh Khani will start from pole position for today's second race at the famous Silverstone GP circuit.  

The second fastest times set in Friday's qualifying session set the grid for race two and it was the Iranian who came out on top edging out former British F3 star Jay Bridger. 

Khani was just four tenths of a second quicker than the F3 Cup debutant driving for Omicron Motorsport with Louis Hamilton Smith third a further five tenths back. Chris Dittmann was fourth just ahead of his two championship rivals Gino Ussi and Tristan Clifffe.  

Chris Needham will start from seventh with the in-form Prajesh Shah in eighth and the top Mark Bailey Racing runner Stuart Wiltshire in ninth. Magic Motorsport's Mark Harrison rounded out the top 10.

F3 Cup Qualifying Results

1. Kourosh Khani Cup Lanan Racing, 2.01.112s  
2. Jay Bridger Cup Omicron Motorsport, +0.463s  
3. Louis Hamilton-Smith Cup +0.989s  
4. Gino Ussi Cup Grays Motorsport, +1.480s  
5. Chris Dittmann Trophy Chris Dittmann Racing, +1.780s  
6. Tristan Cliffe Cup Omicron Motorsport, +2.883s  
7. Chris Needham Cup DST Group Ltd, +4.791s 
8. ʉ۬Prajesh Shah Cup Chris Dittmann Racing, +5.532s
9.  Stuart Wiltshire Cup Mark Bailey Racing, +5.907s 
10. Mark Harrison, Cup, Magic Motorsport, +7.403s
11. Nick Robinson Cup Mark Bailey Racing, +7.802s  
12. Neil Harrison, Cup,  Magic Motorsport, +8.143s 
13. Jeremy Timms, Trophy, +8.255s 
14. Dave Karaskas, Masters, Dave Karaskas Racing, +8.379s 
15. Frank Thomas, Cup, Mark Bailey Racing, +8.782s
16. Phil Austin, Trophy, +9.294s 
17. Jonathan Weston-Taylor, Trophy, +9.736s 
18. Fraser Smart, Trophy, Stanbridge Motorsport, +12.391s 
19. James Ledamun, Trophy, +13.798s 
20. Matt Payne, Cup, +17.219s