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Austria

Spielberg

28 - 30 June 2019


It’s a positive to finish the race and get some valuable track time after retiring early yesterday

“It’s a positive to finish the race and get some valuable track time after retiring early yesterday”


Fabio Scherer  

Battling F3 display by Sauber Junior Team in Austria

The Sauber Junior Team added to its points tally with a battling display during the second FIA Formula 3 race at Spielberg in Austria today (Sunday).

Reigning ADAC Formula 4 champion Lirim Zendeli delivered the team’s first F3 points with an impressive P8 finish during Saturday’s first race. That put him on pole position for today’s 24-lap encounter at the 4.32km Spielberg circuit.

The German defended ferociously at the start to preserve the lead for a handful of laps and he put in a resolute performance to take the chequered flag in P7, adding two more points to his and the Sauber Junior Team by Charouz season tally.

F3 Asia champion Raoul Hyman made up three positions from his grid spot of P19 to classify in P16, while F3 podium...

It’s a positive to finish the race and get some valuable track time after retiring early yesterday

“It’s a positive to finish the race and get some valuable track time after retiring early yesterday”


Fabio Scherer  

Race 02
7th

LirimZendeli

24 laps
177.930 KPH
34:54.199 time
1:21.660 fastest lap

16th

RaoulHyman

24 laps
177.169 KPH
35:03.197 time
1:21.736 fastest lap

23rd

FabioScherer

24 laps
176.370 KPH
35:12.726 time
1:22.172 fastest lap

Race 01
8th

LirimZendeli

24 laps
188.576 KPH
32:55.975 time
1:21.343 fastest lap

19th

RaoulHyman

24 laps
186.948 KPH
33:13.173 time
1:21.706 fastest lap

DNF

FabioScherer

2 laps
168.190 KPH
4:34.575 time
1:25.003 fastest lap

Qualifying
P8

LirimZendeli

16 laps
193.743 KPH
18:27:25 time
1:20.234 fastest lap

24th

RaoulHyman

15 laps
192.179 KPH
18:27:28 time
1:20.887 fastest lap

23rd

FabioScherer

15 laps
192.438 KPH
18:27:30 time
1:20.778 fastest lap

Maiden F3 points and pole in Austria for Sauber Junior Team

The Sauber Junior Team claimed its maiden FIA Formula 3 Championship points during the first race of the weekend at the Spielberg circuit in Austria today (Saturday).

The driver development squad, a collaboration between Sauber Motorsport and distinguished junior outfit Charouz Racing System, will also start Sunday’s second race from pole position.

Sauber Junior Team by Charouz drivers Lirim Zendeli, Fabio Scherer and Raoul Hyman were determined to convert the strong race pace they showed in France last weekend, into strong results at the home of F1’s Austrian Grand Prix.

ADAC F4 champion Zendeli claimed his best grid spot of the year as he qualified P11. However, he started Saturday’s race from P8 after some of his rivals were...

I was at the front of my train and didn’t have the tow or DRS to catch the guys in front.

“I was at the front of my train and didn’t have the tow or DRS to catch the guys in front.”


Raoul Hyman  
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