Nico Verdonck on 3rd row for the start of the 24 Hours of Spa!
With an inspired lap Laurens Vanthoor put his #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT on pole for the 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa.
Decision features air restrictor for Audi, less ground clearance for Mercedes, weight adjustments
The fourth round of the 2013 Superstarsworld is set to be live soon and will feature a new Balance of Performance decided by the series’ Permanent Bureau after Zolder, where Audi cruised to double 1-2 wins with Gianni Morbidelli and Laurens Vanthoor.
Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) completed the best season of his motorsport career to date with a victory.
In the Formula 3 Euro Series finale at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the already-crowned champion from Spain won from the best rookie Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Mücke Motorsport).
“I am happy to have won my first race in the Formula 3 Euro Series” – Rosenqvist
Masters winner Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) had to wait a long time before he could finally celebrate a victory in the Formula 3 Euro Series as well. In the 26th season round at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, he took the chequered flag in first place. Champion Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) came home second ahead of Daniel Abt (Signature).
“My start was one of the best of the year” – Merhi
Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) won the 25th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, just ahead of Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport), celebrating his tenth victory of the season. Moreover, he helped his Prema Powerteam win this year’s teams’ title.
“It was an almost perfect weekend.” – Roberto Merhi
Having already won the first FIA Formula 3 International Trophy race at the 7.004 kilometres long Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) was also unbeatable in the second race. At the finish, he had a margin of over 23 seconds over Marco Wittmann (Signature). Laurens Vanthoor (Signature) ended up fourth behind William Buller (Fortec Motorsport).
“Of course, I am very happy with this victory at Spa.”
Spaniard Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) has won the fourth season round of the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy. The points’ leader scored an undisputed lights-to-flag victory from William Buller (Fortec Motorsport) and Jazeman Jaafar (Carlin).
Merhi begins strongly in Spa
Formula 3 Euro Series drivers dominated proceedings in qualifying for the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Euro Series’ points’ leader Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam, 2:17.438 minutes) set the fastest lap time at the 7.004 kilometres long Grand Prix circuit, followed by Marko Asmer (Double R, 2:18.502 minutes) and Marco Wittmann (Signature, 2:18.800 minutes).
Formula 3 Euro Series round 4 and 5
This weekend, the international motor-racing calendar features the fourth and fifth rounds of the ’FIA Formula 3 International Trophy’. The venue of these races that will be held within the framework of the British Formula 3 Championship is the legendary 7.004-kilometre Ardennes Rollercoaster of Spa-Francorchamps, with six Formula 3 Euro Series drivers using this opportunity to contest races at this spectacular racetrack.
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