On a soaked early morning in Southern France, Jack Doohan out-witted Championship leader Dennis Hauger to assert his initial FIA Formula 3 success at Paul Ricard.
The Australian as well as the Norwegian have actually competed versus each various other for several years in various single-seater collection as they climbed up the auto racing ladder with each other so they are familiar with competing wheel-to-wheel as well as Doohan triumphed this time around as he hung on to his damp tires much longer as the track dried out in the direction of completion of the race.
The race winning overtake with 5 laps to go seemed completion of it however Hauger maintained pressing throughout as well as was never ever as well far from making a relocation however the Trident of Doohan endured the difficulty.
Hauger does nonetheless expand his champion lead as Victor Martins can just take care of 4th at his house race, being surpassed by MP Motorsport as well as Alpine academy colleague Caio Collet for the last place on the platform.
It was an outcome much required for Collet having actually not racked up in both races on Saturday while Martins will certainly still be material with a really healthy and balanced piece of factors after his dual Saturday platform.
Clément Novalak had a very beginning as well as depended on 3rd in the very early exchanges however he hung back to 5th as he couldn’t match the speed of the leading quartet.
He did nonetheless take care of to pass as well as retreat from post caretaker Frederik Vesti that was most likely one of the most dissatisfied at the unexpected rainstorm that triggered mass modifications of arrangement as well as tires on the grid. The Dane completed sixth in the long run which was not what he would certainly have wished for after ordering post on Friday.
Ayumu Iwasa has actually been the standout Hitech General Practitioner motorist all weekend break as well as backed that speed up in the damp as well, passing race one champion Aleksandr Smolyar for 7th late on, banking even more factors in the champion.
Smolyar was 8th throughout the line in advance of ART colleague Juan Manuel Correa that had a mainly lonesome race while Jak Crawford racked up an additional factor in tenth.
Title challenger Olli Caldwell had a headache race as call in the opening laps triggered suspension damages to his PREMA as well as he was compelled to relinquish the race.
|1||Jack Doohan||Trident||20 Laps|
|3||Caio Collet||MP Motorsport||+5.051|
|4||Victor Martins||MP Motorsport||+7.237|
|7||Ayumu Iwasa||Hitech General Practitioner||+23.074|
|9||Juan Manuel Correa||ART||+25.549|
|10||Jak Crawford||Hitech General Practitioner||+28.620|
|15||Roman Stanek||Hitech General Practitioner||+42.379|
|16||Tijmen van der Helm||MP Motorsport||+44.394|
|20||Matteo Nannini||HWA Racelab||+48.519|
|21||Reshad De Gerus||Charouz||+48.859|
|22||Oliver Rasmussen||HWA Racelab||+53.917|
|23||Rafael Villagomez||HWA Racelab||+54.660|
|28||Pierre-Louis Chovet||Campos||+2 Laps|
|29||Logan Sargeant||Charouz||DNF (Mechanical)|
|30||Olli Caldwell||PREMA||DNF (Damage)|