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GP2: Jolyon Palmer makes the most of his early Isport run at Silverstone

21:29 06 July 2012

Jolyon Palmer in the Isport pits at Silverstone ahead of GP2 qualifying. Photo: Daniel Kalisz

Jolyon Palmer in the Isport pits at Silverstone ahead of GP2 qualifying. Photo: Daniel Kalisz

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Jolyon Palmer got caught up in traffic and missed out on on GP2 free practice – but still earned third on the grid for Saturday’s feature race for Carleton-Rode’s Isport outfit at Silverstone.

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It was Palmer’s best qualifying in the F1 feeder series for the Norfolk team, with team-mate Marcus Ericsson starting 18th.

Lotus GP pair Esteban Gutierrez and James Calado qualified fifth and sixth, while Hingham’s Caterham Racing will start a disappointing 10th and 17th with Giedo van der Garde and Attleborough’s Rodolfo Gonzalez respectively.

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