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The Spanish Borja Garcia gets his first victory in Formula Nissan 2000 in Magny-Cours. Santiago Porteiro and Matteo Bobbi, obliged to give up the first race, Porteiro is the leader current but Bobbi grabbed two points for best ...

The Spanish Borja Garcia gets his first victory in Formula Nissan 2000 in Magny-Cours.

Santiago Porteiro and Matteo Bobbi, obliged to give up the first race,

Porteiro is the leader current but Bobbi grabbed two points for best lap.

Magny-Cours, 30 August 2002 - Borja Garcia (Venturini Racing) got his first victory of the season in the first race of the Formula Nissan 2000, the intermediate category of the Telefonica World Series by Nissan hold in the Nevers Magny-Cours circuit (France). The current leader and the second classified in overall standings, Santiago Porteiro and Matteo Bobbi, were obliged to give up the race. The Spanish is still the leader.

Bobbi suffered a stop and go for jump-start and this made him lost his chances to win the race. The Italian driver run a trip into the gravel some laps later and he was not able to recover. Porteiro didn't take profit of this situation, because his car had problems with a tyre and sent him pitwards. Bobbi made the best lap, so he stretched the difference in overall standings. Tomorrow will take place the second race.

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
Length: 4.250 m
Race 1 Formula Nissan 2000
1. Borja Garcia SPA Venturini Racing 25:26.463
2. Andrea Belicchi ITA BCN Competicion at 10.165
3. Celso Miguez SPA Epsilon by Graff at 13.420
4. Juan A. Del Pino SPA Repsol Meycom at 19.508
5. Mathias Lauda AUT Epsilon by Graff at 26.759
6. Adrian Valles SPA Escuela Lois Circuit at 27.464
Best lap: Matteo Bobbi 1:34.184

Standings: 1.S. Porteiro, 114 points ; 2. M. Bobbi, 93; 3. B. Garcia, 84; 4. J.M. Perez-Aicart, 84; 5. A. Belicchi, 71; 6. C. Miguez, 69.

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Matteo Bobbi , Mathias Lauda , Adrian Valles , Borja Garcia , Celso Miguez , Andrea Belicchi