World Final: Series Sunday heat race report

Esteban Gutierrez claims pole position for Formula BMW World Final. Mexico City, 7th December 2008. A second-place finish in the third heat for the Formula BMW World Final 2008 in Mexico City (MX) was enough for Josef Kaufmann Racing's Esteban...

Esteban Gutierrez claims pole position for Formula BMW World Final.

Mexico City, 7th December 2008. A second-place finish in the third heat for the Formula BMW World Final 2008 in Mexico City (MX) was enough for Josef Kaufmann Racing's Esteban Gutierrez (MX) to secure pole position for the climax of the weekend's racing. In the last intermediate heat the local hero could only be beaten by his team-mate, Michael Christensen (DK). Mikael Grenier (CA) finished third for the Apex-HBR Racing Team.

In the points' standings which determine the starting grid for the highlight of the Formula BMW season, Gutierrez only has five points to his tally, thus leading Christensen by two points. Daniel Juncadella (ES/Eurointernational), who like Gutierrez had one of Saturday's heats, will line up in the second row of the grid next to Formula BMW Americas' overall winner, Alexander Rossi (US/Eurointernational). The Formula BMW World Final will start at 14:50hrs local time (20:50hrs GMT). The winner will get the chance to drive a BMW Sauber F1 Team Formula One car.

-credit: bmw

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Series Formula BMW
Drivers Alexander Rossi , Esteban Gutierrez , Michael Christensen , Daniel Juncadella , Mikael Grenier
Teams Sauber