Spa: Draco Racing race 1 report

Good race in Spa for Leal. Berthon's race ruined by the mistake of another driver The Saturday at SPA could be better for the Draco team if the race of Berthon, after the excellent qualifying, had not been stopped by the mistake of Nebilitskiy,...

Good race in Spa for Leal. Berthon's race ruined by the mistake of another driver

The Saturday at SPA could be better for the Draco team if the race of Berthon, after the excellent qualifying, had not been stopped by the mistake of Nebilitskiy, KMP racing driver. Good performance for Leal during the race.

This morning the qualifyinf were excellent for Draco team. Nathanael Berthon was lightning and it won the first row of the grid for Race 1 in the circuit of Spa. The French driver, with an excellent time of 2'02"341, was placed 2nd behind Aleshin and 1st among all rookie in the league, emphasizing once again his talent and the strength of the Draco car. Very good also the 10th time of Omar Julian Leal who, with 2'03 "021, has won the 5th row. The Colombian notes his continuing improvement and increasing feeling with the car, laying the foundations for a great season.

In race 1, with start at 14.00, Berthon is one of the drivers fighting for the top chart and already pointing to the podium, when after a few laps Nebilitskiy make a mistake and he arrive long in a curve touching the car of the French of Draco. Berthon loses several positions and he goes to the box after several laps. A great pity for the Draco driver who could be the protagonist of this first race at Spa, ruined by the Russian that was quickly put under investigation by the race direction and then he had 10 second penalty on the final result.

A big step forward for Leal who continues to improve. The Colombian, after the start, has been recovered with a beautiful overtaking in the Eau Rouge and then he continue to struggle to climb the rankings. For a problem with a tire he tried to keep the position until the end to cross the finish line 11o..

Omar Julian Leal, driver:
"I'm quite satisfied, the problem with the front tyre has not given me the opportunity to groped more overtakings, but I managed to get to the finish and not lose positions. For tomorrow I'm optimistic seen great improvements. "

Nathanael Berthon, driver:
"I'm very disappointed because my race could be really good and I could aspire to the podium without problems and instead another driver has crashed into my car and then I could not fight. Unfortunately these things can happen on track, tomorrow is another day and I will make my best as usual. "

-source: wsr

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Series Formula V8 3.5
Drivers Nathanael Berthon , Julian Leal