NEWS Formula BMW - 2010


12.09.2010 Formula BMW Europe - Races 15 + 16 - Monza


Frijns takes win in Monza and becomes the Formula BMW Europe 2010 Champion - van Asseldonk again on the podium - Petri Suvanto in top ten


Free Practice: During the Free Practice on the highspeed track of Monza the Kaufmann Drivers were working on the final car set up and not concentrating too much on the times. Frijns was 3. fastest, Suvanto 6. and van Asseldonk 9.


Qualifying: Also in the Qualifying the Kaufmann Drivers had been a bit unlucky not catching the right tow for a fast qualifying lap. In the end Frijns was 8. and 6., Suvanto 11. and 12., and van Asseldonk 12. and 8.


Race 1: At the start to the first race all Kaufmann Drivers directly moved up some positions. In the thrid lap it was Robin Frijns who was taking over the lead of the field. Hannes van Asseldonk was 5th followed by Teammate Suvanto on 6. During a ver exciting race with many overtaking moves, Robin Frijns took the lead again one lap to the end and won his 6. race of the season. Teammate van Asseldonk also drove a very impressive end of the race with finishing 3rd again. Petri Suvanto unfortunately bend his front wing and finished 9.


Race 2: Frijns again had a good start and moved up to P2 after two laps. Finding himself in a very difficult situation - an eight place was enough to win the Championship - Frijns decided to take it more easy and dropped back the order. Finally he finished 3rd and therefore he won the Formula BMW Europe 2010 Championship!

Hannes van Asseldonk went off the track at the beginning of the race, but then drove an incredible race and moved himself upto P5 at the end! Petri Suvanto, as the day before drove a solid race and finished on P9 again.


Finally after 2008, the Team of Josef Kaufmann Racing won again the Formula BMW Europe 2010 Championship and the Formula BMW Europe 2010 Team Trophy.


The Formula BMW Europe Seson 2010 in number:


1. Place Formula BMW Europe 2010 - Robin Frijns

7. Place Formula BMW Europe 2010 - Hannes van Asseldonk

11. Place Formula BMW Europe 2010 - Petri Suvanto


6 Victories

6 x 2. Place

3 x 3. Place


3 Pole Positions


1. Place Formula BMW Europe Team Championship 2010 - Josef Kaufmann Racing


Pictures from Monza