Formula 3 Europe: Maiden career victory for Alessio Lorandi
Carlin’s driver Alessio Lorandi scored the first victory in his racing career today at street circuit in Pau, in the third race of the third round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Lorandi started from pole and led from start to finish to win ahead of Lance Stroll and George Russell.
After the previous two races at Pau finished without major accidents, the massive pile-up happened in the opening lap of the third race. The first who collided in the first turn were Nick Cassidy and Sergio Sette Camara. After they blocked the road few more cars were damaged and had to retire.
After the restart Lorandi remained in the lead, despite few attacks of Lance Stroll. George Russell finished third, ahead of Callum Ilott and Mikkel Jensen. Joel Eriksson finished sixth, after he manage to pass Ryan Tveter after the restart. Niko Kari, Arjun Maini and Pedro Piquet completed the top 10.