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F3 Euro Series

TWO GERMAN ROOKIES ON THE PODIUM AT HOCKENHEIM

For Sven Müller (Prema Powerteam), his home race at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg fully went according to plan: the rookie scored his maiden race win in the Formula 3 Euro Series. With his second-place finish in the race, Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) moved up to second place in the Euro Series’ standings. He is currently 13.5 points down on points’ leader Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). With his third place, rookie driver Lucas Wolf (URD Rennsport) scored the maiden podium result for his team URD Rennsport in the Formula 3 Euro Series.

Starting from pole position, Lucas Wolf took the lead and held on to it until the ninth lap. Then, Sven Müller attacked his compatriot and went past. Another two laps later, Raffaele Marciello took second place from Lucas Wolf, who dropped to third. The trio took the flag in this order. The best-place guest driver, Lucas Auer, Gerhard Berger’s nephew, finished fourth. As points’ leader Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) retired with technical problems, the decision for the title in the Formula 3 Euro Series has been postponed to tomorrow’s final season round.

Sven Müller (Prema Powerteam): “The race was great. Partly, I really drove in full attack mode, because I definitely wanted to win. However, I have to admit as well that my rivals played it fairly. My wish was to win a race this year, and that is what I had been working for, and now, I am really happy.”

Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam): “My start was one of the best of the entire season and the race was very good, too. Lucas Wolf was fair when I attacked him and left me enough room. For tomorrow’s race, I hope to have an equally good start and to fight for the title with my team-mate Daniel Juncadella.”

Lucas Wolf (URD Rennsport): “I can’t describe the feeling of being on the Formua 3 Euro Series podium for the first time, and that in my home race and in front of my friends and my family. I had never expected to lead the race for nine laps. But like this, I continue my tradition to score at least one podium finish every year.”

F3 Euro Series

AMERICAN MICHAEL LEWIS TAKES HIS FIRST WIN IN THE F3 EURO SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP.

Michael Lewis (Prema Powerteam) was delighted with his maiden race win in the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.005 kilometres long Circuit Ricardo Tormo near Valencia on Saturday afternoon. After 14 race laps, the American crossed the finish line 0.643 seconds ahead of rookie driver Sven Müller (Prema Powerteam). Pascal Wehrlein (Mücke Motorsport) took the flag in third place. Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) remains on top in the drivers’ standings, the Spaniard finished seventh in the sprint race. Pascal Wehrlein moved up into second place.

Michael Lewis won the dash to the first corner from Sven Müller and Pascal Wehrlein. In the subsequent laps, Lewis didn’t succeed in pulling clear from his rivals, but his victory didn’t get into jeopardy. For William Buller (Carlin), the afternoon brought considerably more action than for Lewis. After the start, the Brit slotted into fourth place, but was put under pressure by his rivals for almost the entire duration of the race. Emil Bernstorff (ma-con Motorsport), Tom Blomqvist (ma-con Motorsport), Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) and Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) attacked Buller, who only had to let Blomqvist past. The Brit eventually ended up fifth ahead of Bernstorff, Juncadella and Rosenqvist.

Michael Lewis (Prema Powerteam): “I am incredibly happy with my first win in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Today, the start was decisive, so I totally concentrated on that. After that, I just kept my own rhythm. The fact that, with this success, I now have achieved something that drivers like Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton or my compatriot Charlie Kimball already did before me, is just awesome.”

Sven Müller (Prema Powerteam): “My start was very good, but not good enough to overtake Michael. Because we already collided in the first race, I didn’t attack him with full risk. But second place is great, too, and my first Euro Series win will simply come later.”

Pascal Wehrlein (Mücke Motorsport): “I am happy, especially as I was racing with used tyres and I was able to keep up with the two guys in front of me. Getting past Will Buller at the start was important, because he was considerably slower.”

F1Weekly podcast # 597

F1WEEKLY PODCAST NUMBER 597

THE HOST TRAVELS TO THE DEEP SOUTH AND VISITS DALE EARNHARDT JR.’S NEW CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP IN BEAUTIFUL TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA.

IN FORMULA 3 EURO SERIES ROOKIE DRIVER SVEN MÜLLER CLAIMS A PAIR OF POLE POSITIONS

At the 4.307 kilometres long race track at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, German rookie drivers Sven Müller (Prema Powertea, 1:30.320 minutes) presented himself in excellent shape. In Formula 3 Euro Series qualifying, he set the fastest time ahead of Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam, 1:30.369 minutes) and Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport, 1:30.392 minutes). As Müller also came out on top in the ranking of the second-fastest laps, he will also start the weekend’s first race from pole position.

For Sven Müller, who had incurred a craze in his right elbow four weeks earlier, it was his maiden fastest qualifying time in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Next to the young German and Raffaele Marciello, two further Prema drivers made it into the top five: Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam, 1:30.506 minutes), the Formula 3 Euro Series points leader, and Michael Lewis (Prema Powerteam, 1:30.600 minutes) followed in fourth and fifth place. The times of the first ten drivers were within less than 0.7 seconds.

Qualifying had to be interrupted twice. After eleven minutes, Spaniard Carlos Sainz (Carlin, 1:30.773 minutes) slid into the barriers. Six minutes before the end, rookie driver Lucas Wolf (URD Rennsport, 1:31.780 minutes) hit the tyre walls. Sainz was classified eighth in qualifying, Wolf ended up in eleventh place.

Sven Müller (Prema Powerteam): “I am totally happy. With my first set of tyres, things didn’t go too well. With the second set, however, I was able to do two laps that were enough for two pole positions. I don’t really know what is expecting me tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.”

Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam): “Actually, I can be happy with second and fourth place on the grid, because I wasn’t able to improve anymore due to the two red flags. After my retirement at Nürburgring from last week, my goal is to score as many points as possible. I like the track here and it suits me.”

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