After a chaotic previous round of the Eurocup-3 season, the championship heads to Portimao for its third round, supporting the F4 Spanish championship. Asian Motorsport previews the action that occurred at the Red Bull Ring

By Marco Albertini

Round two of the Eurocup-3 series at the Red Bull Ring saw Owen Tangavelou and Bruno del Pino share wins, inching closer to points leader Javier Sagrera.

In the first race, Tangavelou started on pole and kept the lead until the end of the race, winning ahead of del Pino and Emerson Fittipaldi Jr.

Race two saw Christian Ho start on pole, but the Singaporean was soon passed by del Pino, who held on to the lead to win the race ahead of Sagrera and Tangavelou.

This weekend at Portimao will contain three races, the latter of which, was added to make up for the cancelled second race at Spa-Francorchamps, due to adverse weather conditions.

Asian drivers and where they currently stand

MP Motorsport driver Owen Tangavelou, representing Vietnam, currently sits third in the championship, tied with Bruno del Pino, with a win to his name from the previous round.

Singapore’s Christian Ho, driving for Campos Racing, is seventh in the points, with a best result of fourth in the second race at the Red Bull Ring.

His Campos Racing teammate, South Korea’s Michael Shin stands twelfth in the points, with a best result of seventh last time out.

 

Weekend schedule

Free Practice 1 – 9:50 UTC June 8th
Free Practice 2 – 12:20 UTC June 8th
Qualifying 1 – 14:50 UTC June 8th
Race 1 – 17:05 UTC June 8th

Qualifying 2 – 9:40 UTC June 9th
Race 2 – 12:00 UTC June 9th
Race 3 – 14:45 UTC June 9th

Header photo credit: Eurocup-3

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