Felix Rosenqvist wins race 1 at Hockenheim

The German Team kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport scores win at the start of the season finale of the F3 European Championship in Hockenheim – Felix Rosenqvist shortens gap to the frontrunner

Berlin/Hockenheim (rol/ot) The season finale of the Formula 3 European Championship on the Hockenheimring in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) started with a win for the German Team kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport from Berlin in first Saturday (19 th of October). The overall second Felix Rosenqvist made his point with almost 6 seconds ahead the Italian frontrunner Raffaele Marciello (both Dallara Mercedes). The Swede pilot of the racing stable from the German capital city scored 7 points at the championship ranking and is now 38.5 points behind his title combatant before the two final runs on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning (20th of October). So he was able to adjourn the decision about the championship title.

Race winner Felix Rosenqvist
Race winner Felix Rosenqvist

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„Felix had a great start and very good speed at the race “, team principal Peter Mücke said. And Rosenqvist added: „I couldn’t do more but win the race. The car was incredibly good.“ Rosenqvist, who already took the lead passing Marciello right after the start and who scored the fastest lap time as well, certainly couldn’t shorten the gap to the Italian essentially. Altogether there are 50 points left to score. The other three drivers of the Team kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport improved their starting positions from the end of the field (20, 21 and 22) with good performances, but missed the top ten. The Australian Mitchell Gilbert finished 14th right ahead the US American Michael Lewis. The Israeli Roy Nissany (all Dallara Mercedes) finished on position 18.

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Series F3 Europe
Drivers Michael Lewis , Felix Rosenqvist , Peter Mucke , Raffaele Marciello , Roy Nissany
Teams Mücke Motorsport
Article type Race report
Tags felix rosenqvist, hockenheim, kfzteile24 mücke motorsport