Yuki Tsunoda won his first victory in Formula 3 at the stage in Monza

Yuki Tsunoda won his first victory in Formula 3 at the stage in Monza

September 8, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

In the Italian Monza, the stage of the International Formula 3 ended, the triumph in the second race of which was first celebrated by the Japanese pilot Yuki Tsunoda.

The race started on a wet track after a night rain, and in the first meters of the race, Jake Hughes became the leader. Fabio Scherer, who had gone into battle from the pole, got behind the Briton, and Tsunoda closed the three.

In the second round, the Japanese ahead of Scherer in the fight for the second line.

On the fifth lap of the distance, in a bunch of fourth and fifth turns, both leaders came out wider and a contact took place between them – Tsunoda touched the leader’s left rear wheel with the front wing. Fortunately, there were no consequences in the form of wheel punctures.

During the tenth turn on the highway, Liam Lawson took the third line – thus, the New Zealander pushed Scherer even further.

Already by the 14th lap, the two leaders of the race broke away from their pursuers by more than three seconds, and even later, Yuuki’s lap ahead of Hughes with a brilliant maneuver, leading the race for the first time in the season. Later, the Briton left behind and Lawson.

As a result, the riders and completed the race. For the junior Red Bull and Honda, this victory was the first in Formula 3.

The fourth behind Hughes was Richard Vershore, followed by Pedro Pique, Leonardo Pulcini and Scherer.