The second last Eurocup Formula Renault race event started this weekend in Hockenheim. Group A with Freek Schothorst and Christian Lundgaard started their qualifying at 9:00.
Christian Lundgaard was directly on it! He took the lead during the second lap, but the lap times kept improving for everybody. Freek Schothorst was 11th fastest during that time in his group. Christian dropped back to the 4th position in his group, but he managed to take over the 2nd position just behind his championship rival Ye Yifei in the last lap. Freek Schothorst finished 15th in his group. His sectors were improving in the last lap, but unfortunately not enough.
It was Alex Peroni’s turn to qualify with his group B.
Second fastest was Alex Peroni after he completed his 3rd lap, but he didn’t improve enough during the last few laps. Alex eventually finished the qualifying 6th in his group.
Qualifying one result
P4 Christian Lundgaard
P11 Alex Peroni
P29 Freek Schothorst
Race one started at 13:40. The start itself was quite ok for Christian Lundgaard. Martins and Lundgaard got in contact with each other in turn two what caused a puncture on the left rear tyre of Lundgaards car.
The safety car went out for a short moment after another incident on the track. Alex Peroni was at that moment 7th while Freek Schothorst had the 20th place. Alex Peroni moved up to the 6th position during lap 7, and Freek Schothorst moved up to 19th.
Peroni was doing an excellent job with 6 min on the clock. He was still driving on the 6th position while he was doing purple sectors. Freek moved up to P15 while he started the race from P29.
P6 Alex Peroni
P15 Freek Schothorst
DNF Christian Lundgaard
22 September 2018
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