At the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Dutchman, only 16 years old, led from lights to flag.
Jordan King: "Prema do seem to have a slight advantage at the moment, but we’re not far off..."
Four placings in the points ranking on the traditional track in Silverstone (England) in the first three out of 33 championship runs are the result.
Felipe Guimarães claimed a deserved top 10 finish in the opening round of the 2014 campaign.
In the current standing, the driver from Martina Franca (I) is now in 7th position.
Drivers of the Italian Prema Powerteam locked out all three places on the winner’s podium.
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.
Felix Rosenqvistb couldn’t prevent the early title win by Raffaele Marciello.
Thus, the battle for the European Championship title between Raffaele Marciello and the Swede remains open.
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.
Jordan King entered the penultimate meeting on the 2013 calendar unsure about his prospects around the Roman circuit...
Marciello increased the gap on his most direct follower up to 45,5 lenghts, thanks to the 434,5 points achieved since the first event in Monza to the last in Vallelunga.
The finale of the 2103 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season concludes this weekend at Hockenheim, October 18-20.
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
The race winner was Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam) from Alexander Sims (ThreeBond with T-Sport) and Daniil Kvyat (Carlin).
Alex Lynn wins 26th round after Marciello fails to finish.
Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam) joined the Ferrari Driver Academy protégé on the podium.
Raffaele Marciello and Felix Rosenqvist hold the points lead after the first race of the weekend in Italy
”An absolutely incredible weekend; this was more than I could have hoped for.”
Sean Gelael and Tatiana Calderón concluded a tough race in 20th and 24th positions respectively.
The duel between Raffaele Marciello and Felix Rosenqvist for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title is becoming a thrilling affair.
The eighth race weekend of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship ended for Felix Rosenqvist with a win
A strong performance by Felix Rosenqvist in the second race of the weekend for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Zandvoort.