More than 50 percent of the 29-driver Macau grid contested the 2013 FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
Raffaele Marciello won the 30th and final race of the season ahead of Felix Rosenqvist, who finished second. Lucas Auer claimed the final podium slot of the season.
On a cool sunny day, the title fight has yet to be decided as Rosenqvist takes the first race win of the weekend to close the points gap to Marciello.
Let the title fight begin.
The battle heated up for the FIA F3 European crown during qualifying at Hockenheimring
Peter Mücke: "The championship title is still possible for Felix Rosenqvist, even if it will be tough."
Felix Rosenqvist: ”Obviously a disappointing weekend results-wise, although we did manage to make the most of where we were after qualifying.”
Championship fight goes down to the wire for the 2013 finale at Hockenheimring
Alex Lynn wins 26th round after Marciello fails to finish.
Raffaele Marciello and Felix Rosenqvist hold the points lead after the first race of the weekend in Italy
For Raffaele Marciello’s title rival Felix Rosenqvist the qualifying sessions didn’t run as he had hoped they would.
The duel between Raffaele Marciello and Felix Rosenqvist for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title is becoming a thrilling affair.
A strong performance by Felix Rosenqvist in the second race of the weekend for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Zandvoort.
Sweden vs. Russia: 2-1
Peter Mücke: "Not everything went well"
Felix Rosenqvist: "Not the sort of weekend I was hoping for – but that’s motor racing."
Lucas Auer and Luis Felipe Derani rounded out the podium after the third race.
Luis Felipe Derani scores first podium.
Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) also claimed the first victory of the weekend in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
Prema Powerteam driver and series points leader, Raffaele Marciello swept qualifying for the triple-pole on the Nürburgring short circuit in this weekend's FIA Formula 3 European Championship battle.
Roy Nissany in points on eighth position – Michael Lewis two times tenth.
Felix Rosenqvist: ”A psychological roller-coaster; and that makes me rate this win, and these results, very highly.”
There were not only countless yellow flags, the safety car also had to be deployed twice in this race.