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Two more podium finishes for Ye in Hockenheim - Novalak on P 11

Free Practice: In both free practice sessions Ye and Novalak showed strong pace. Ye P 2 - P 2, Novalak P 9 - P 9.

Qualifying 1: In the Qualifying Ye was in Group A. After a few strong and faultless laps, Ye took P 1 in the Group. Novalak in Group B wasn´t quite able to repeat his performance from the free practice but ended on P 7.

Grid for Race 1: Ye - P 2, Novalak - P 13.

Race 1: Novalak had a good start but was struggleing in the opening lap and first lost a few positions. After the Safety Car Re-Start he was really fast and kept improving lap times and positions. In the end he was in the fight for P 10, but lost out in the final lap and finished on P 11. Ye was pushing the leader in the front and kept pressure high. In the end he wasn´t able to make an overtaking move and fnished on P 2.


Qualifying 2: In the Qualifying on Sunday the track was still a bit damp. Novalak was really quick the opening laps but then couldn´t improve anymore and finished P 8 in his Group B. Ye was really fast straight from the beginning and was leading the times. An unlucky shifting mistake on the final corner cost him the fastest lap of the Qualifying and he had to settle for P 2 in the Group B.

Grid for Race 2: Ye - P 3, Novalak - P 16

Race 2: Novalak had a pretty unlucky race on Sunday morning. 2 Drive Through penalties and an 30 seconds time penalty added to his race time made him finish on P 22. Ye, as the day before was fighting for the victory. After a Safety Car Re-Start he had a big lock up into the hairpin and after that was managing his position. In the end he finished P 3 and took another podium.




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