Asian Motorsport reviews the action from races one and two of the fourth round of the Eurocup-3 championship at Paul Ricard

By Marco Albertini

Bruno del Pino takes the lead at the start and wins race one ahead of Christian Ho

Race one of the fourth round of the 2024 Eurocup-3 championship was held at 18:00 local time.

Christian Ho started on pole but was soon overtaken by the MP Motorsport drivers Bruno del Pino and Javier Sagrera, demoting the Singaporean to third.

As the race drew on, Ho set the fastest lap, getting closer and closer to Sagrera, overtaking the Spanish driver with 5 minutes left on the clock.

In the end, Bruno del Pino won race one ahead of Ho and Sagrera as Tangavelou finished fifth, Alexander Abkhazava finished P6 and Michael Shin took home a P9 finish.

Race one’s top 10 finishers

  1. Bruno del Pino (ESP) –  MP Motorsport
  2. Christian Ho (SGP) – Campos Racing
  3. Javier Sagrera (ESP) – MP Motorsport
  4. Jose Garfias (MEX) – Sainteloc Racing 
  5. Owen Tangavelou (VNM) – MP Motorsport
  6. Alexander Abkhazava (KAZ) – Sainteloc Racing
  7. Valentin Kluss (DEU) – Campos Racing
  8. Emerson Fittipaldi Jr (BRA) – MP Motorsport
  9. Michael Shin (KOR) – Campos Racing
  10. Georgy Zhuravskiy (KGZ) – Drivex

Christian Ho wins race two in convincing fashion ahead of title rival Javier Sagrera

Race two of the fourth round of the 2024 Eurocup-3 championship was held at 13:30 local time.

Christian Ho started on pole and held on to the lead at the start, and as the race progressed built up a lead that nobody would overcome.

Behind him, a battle for fifth position had been going on between MP Motorsport teammates Owen Tangavelou and Emerson Fittipaldi Jr, which saw the Vietnamese driver overtake his teammate on the final lap to take away fifth position.

At the front, Christian Ho took a dominant win and the championship lead ahead of Javier Sagrera and Jesse Carrasquedo Jr.

Championship contender Owen Tangavelou finished P5, while Michael Shin took home P8 and Alexander Abkhazava finished P9.

Race two’s top 10 finishers

  1. Christian Ho (SGP) – Campos Racing
  2. Javier Sagrera (ESP) – MP Motorsport
  3. Jesse Carrasquedo Jr (MEX) – Campos Racing
  4. Valentin Kluss (DEU) – Campos Racing
  5. Owen Tangavelou (VNM) – MP Motorsport
  6. Emerson Fittipaldi Jr (BRA) – MP Motorsport
  7. Jose Garfias (MEX) – Sainteloc Racing 
  8. Michael Shin (KOR) – Campos Racing
  9. Alexander Abkhazava (KAZ) – Sainteloc Racing
  10. Bruno del Pino (ESP) –  MP Motorsport

Eurocup-3 drivers’ championship standings

  1. Christian Ho (SGP), Campos Racing – 116 points
  2. Javier Sagrera (ESP), MP Motorsport – 113 points
  3. Bruno del Pino (ESP), MP Motorsport – 106 points
  4. Owen Tangavelou (VNM), MP Motorsport – 100 points
  5. Valentin Kluss (DEU), Campos Racing – 76 points
  6. Alexander Abkhazava (KAZ), Sainteloc Racing – 73 points
  7. Emerson Fittipaldi Jr. (BRZ), MP Motorsport – 45 points
  8. Jose Garfias (MEX), Sainteloc Racing – 42 points
  9. Michael Shin (KOR), Campos Racing – 37 points
  10. Kirill Smal (KGZ), Palou Motorsport – 27 points

Header image credit: Eurocup-3

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