Sordo second at Monza
The Spaniard won six of the 10 asphalt speed tests at the Italian race circuit in his Hyundai i20 World Rally Car, but lost out to the Italian by 18.4sec in his bid to complete a third victory at the three-day event.
Completing the seventh round of the Formula V8 3.5, Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) cruised to a stunning win in race 2 at Monza
The Russian made his way back to the top step of the podium after Le Castellet and was followed to the line by René Binder (Lotus) and Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) who was also the best finishing rookie. Tom Dillmann (AVF) brought home an eight place that enabled him to retain the championship lead.
Third seasonal win for Roy Nissany (Lotus) after a lonely drive in race-1 in Monza
The Israeli driver not only started from the pole and got the best lap, but won with a 12” gap over Louis Deletraz (Fortec Motorsport) who ended as best rookie. The podium is completed by Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing). A puncture denied Tom Dillmann, leader of the championship, a finish in the points.
In 2017, Formula V8 3.5 will share six weekends with the WEC championship
As the Italian round of Formula V8 3.5 continues to go underway at Monza, Gérard Neveu, FIA WEC CEO, and Jaime Alguersuari, Executive President in RPM and Series Promoter, met the main actors in the Series Paddock, teams, drivers and representatives, to talk about the 2017 season.
Italian takes fourth GP2 victory at home
Antonio Giovinazzi delighted his home fans after passing countryman Raffaele Marciello on the final lap to win this afternoon’s Feature Race at Monza, taking the top spot from the back of the grid by making the right tyre call and gaining an advantage from a safety car mishap to lead home an Italian 1-2 ahead of Gustav Malja.
ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc extends GP3 Series lead with pole
Scuderia Ferrari Team Development driver Charles Leclerc claimed his third pole of the GP3 season at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza this morning: the Monegasque’s best laptime of 1:38.546 was one tenth quicker than Arden International’s Jake Dennis. Renault Academy’s Jack Aitken made it two Arden drivers in the top three after an eventful qualifying session in Italy.
Frenchman on top despite stopping on track
Pierre Gasly has picked up where he left off by setting the pace in this morning’s Free Practice session in Monza, claiming the top spot despite a probable fuel issue halfway through the session halting his track time early, ahead of Artem Markelov and PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Giovinazzi.
The FIA will confirm Kevin is fit to compete following a final assessment on Thursday in Monza
During the Belgian Grand Prix held at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday 28 August Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Kevin Magnussen exited the track at high speed. After initial checks at the circuit’s medical centre, Kevin was referred to a local hospital in Verviers for further routine examinations.