Robert Shwartzman is FIA Formula 3 champion for 2019
The Russian driver Robert Shwartzman (Prema Powerteam) is the FIA Formula 3 champion for 2019!
The 20-year-old member of Ferrari Driver Academy clinched the championship on his home event at Sochi Autodrom in the last round of the season, securing enough points for the celebration with the second place in Saturday’s Feature Race.
The race winner was Shwartzman’s teammate Marcus Armstrong, who climbed to the third place in the championship and retained in the fight for the runner-up spot against third Prema driver Jehan Daruvala, who has 13-point (157:144) advantage over Armstrong.
Niko Kari (Trident) finished third in the first race at Sochi, what is his second podium this season.
In the second race, on Sunday, Juri Vips (Hitech) started from pole position and converted it into his third win of the season. He shared a podium with Marcus Armstrong and Robert Shwartzman.
Jehan Daruvala scored no points so Armstrong takes the second place in the championship with just one point more (158:157) than Indian driver.
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