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Tripple Victory at Red Bull Ring - 3 Kaufmann Drivers on the podium

Free Practice 1 + 2: In the first practice sessions all Kaufmann Drivers had been on a good pace. J÷rg was fastest, followed by DelÚtraz on P 2. Rookies Mazepin and Vanthoor ended the session on P 8 and P 12.


In the second session the Kaufmann drivers safed new tyres but still were very fast. DelÚtraz on P 5, J÷rg on P 7, Vanthoor on P 8 and Mazepin P 13.


Qualifying 1 + 2: In the first qualifying DelÚtraz was dominating. The jung swiss took two Poles as the second fastest lap was for the starting grid of race 3. J÷rg twice on P 2. Mazepin on P 9 and P 6, Vanthoor a bit unlucky with track limits on P 13 and P 15.

In the second qualifying J÷rg was the fastest and took Pole Position ahead of teammate DelÚtraz on P 2. Vanthoor and Mazepin on the positions 11 and 12.

Race 1: In the first race J÷rg had a better start and overtook teammate DelÚtraz into turn 1. Vanthoor made a strong race movin up positions into P 7 at the end. Mazepin also drove a good race and finished P 9. In the front J÷rg and DelÚtraz pulled away from the field. In the end J÷rg won ahead of DelÚtraz.

Race 2: In the second race on Sunday morning J÷rg defended his lead and DelÚtraz lost one position in lap one. Mazepin unfortunately had to retire after a contact in turn 2. Vanthoor drove a solid race to finish on P 10. DelÚtraz later in the race found a way to overtake and move up to P 2. Again J÷rg won the race ahead of teammate DelÚtraz.

Race 3: In the third race Vanthoor had to retire after a run off the track with a broken rear suspension. In the lead, DelÚtraz had a good start to keep P 1 ahead of J÷rg on P 2. Mazepin drove a brilliant race. From P 6 on the grid he fought his way up to P 3 to follow his two teammates. In the end all three Kaufmann drivers finished on the podium, DelÚtraz winning ahead of J÷rg and Mazepin with his first ever podium on P 3. A historical result for the whole Team.