SRS Season 2021.7 Week 3 Recap
Half of the season is already gone, and here we go for the recap of the third week!
SHELBY COBRA SC427 – Silverstone Classic 🇬🇧
A chaotic start of the race, who saw two of the championship contenders losing loads of positions, brought to Robert Duplantier his first win of the championship! Just 8 tenths behind him there’s Michal Janak, who didn’t get the chance to overtake him. 3rd place for an amazing Jari Penttinen, who was taken out at the start and after that he made some beautiful moves on the other drivers. 4th place for Rob Russo, ahead of Erik Axelsson who, like Penttinen, made an wonderful comeback from the back of the grid. After this race Duplantier leads the championship, 5 points ahead of Penttinen. Then there’s the same gap between the Finn and Axelsson. 10 points behind him sits Janak, who has just 2 more than Rob Russo in 5th.
FORD MUSTANG – Thruxton 🇬🇧
Once again, it’s Matheus Nolli the winner with the Mustang! Another great performance for him, who ended the race 22 seconds ahead of James Leeder. Third place for Victor Guilherme, who was second for the majority of the race, just to lose some position at the end. He had a good fight with Jay Gabriel on the last few laps. 5th place for Rob Russo. Nolli obviously leads the championship already with 39 points on Gabriel, who is ahead of Guilherme by 7 points. 4 distances behind him there’s Russo, ahead of Greg Shimer by only 3 points. Watkins Glen Short will be the track for the next race!
BTCC 1999 – Silverstone GP 🇬🇧
The Primera dominates again! After an intense first part of the race, David Iglesias wins at Silverstone! The poleman lost the lead at the start, just to regain it with 4 laps to go. 2nd place for Joel Pacteau, whi started fifth, just behind Robert Edmed who ended 3rd. Out of the podium there’s Stuart Gomm ahead of Michael Martin, who’s leading the
championship British Army with 268 points, 27 more than Craig Gillett (10th). Behind him there’s a close group of drivers, with Tim Jones (8th) ahead of 4 points on Cameron Winters (11th) and 5 on James Tumilty (15th). Thruxton will be the track for the next week!
LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR – Monza 🇮🇹
With the Lamborghini Aventador, Mikko Tikka is the lnly one who is able to win! 3 wins in 3 races for the Finn, with a gap of 17 seconds on Jason Jones, and 27 on Joona Huikuri, who had less than one second of gap from Michael Martin, who overtook the 5th, Michal Janak, on the eighth lap. Not the most exciting of races, in fact this one hasn’t changed much the standings, where Tikka is the undisputed leader with 21 points more than Jones. 3rd place for Janak, who has 8 points more than Martin, 5th place for Joona Huikuri. Portimao will be the track for next week!
DAYTONA PROTOTYPES – Road America 🇺🇸
Another win for James Pendry! After last week’s good result, he won again but this time in front of Eduardo Sa, without even a second between them, and Austin Ogonoski. A close race in the top 5 separated by less than 6 seconds, with Martin Smith 3 seconds ahead of Riley Gallardo, but almost nothing happened at the top. After this race Pendry is now the leader of the championship, tied with Riley Gallardo who hasn’t won a race yet and 14 points behind them there’s Ogonoski. 4th place for Javier Brandao (7th) who lost 9 points on Smith . Mosport will be the track for the next race!
GINETTA G55 GT3 – Daytona Road Course 🇺🇸
Another really close race this week! Once again in the Ginetta Sergio Mendez wins the race, ahead of David Iglesias. 3rd place for Matteo Venuti, who made contact again with Sergio, this time at the start. Less than one second behind him there’s Roman Smirnov, 1.7 ahead of Michael Martin. With this win Mendez increases his championship lead to 22 points on Venuti, who lost other points. He gained two on Martin, who is 3rd ahead of Mark Puc (9th) by 19 points. 5th place for Alex Leif, who raced again after the absence of last week. The dangerous Nurburgring Nordschleife will be used next week!
MAZDA MX5 TIME ATTACK – Spa-Francorchamps 🇧🇪
Luke Bouwmeester wins at Spa! Luke won by 13 seconds on Martin Smith who led most of the 2nd half of the race, just to pit in the last few laps of the race. 3rd place for John Krahne, ahead of Don Debienne and Kevin Woodward, who overtook Alex Tol with two laps to go. Due to the absence of James Leeder, now Bouwmeester leads the championship, 19 points ahead of Smith and 21 on Debienne. Krahne, who got his best result in the championship, has gained 5 points on Woodward who’s 12 points behind John. Cadwell Park will be the track for the next week!
PORSCHE 908 LH – Fuji Classic 🇯🇵
Another beautiful race in the Porsches, where, once again, Ted Hough wins! A win where he led just the last lap, after a contact with Jari Penttinen who ended 2nd with 3 incidents, ahead of Riley Gallardo. 4th place for the poleman Michal Janak, who couldn’t gain places after a bad start. 5th place for Matteo Venuti, who made a really good start like Gallardo and Penttinen. Hough is leading the championship with 300 points, 18 more than Penttinen and Janak, tied in 2nd place, but with two less podium for the Czech. 8 points behind them there’s Gallardo, who has 13 more points of Venuti. Spa-Francorchamps will be used next week!
FORMULA HYBRID 2018 – Portimao 🇵🇹
This week the races at Portimao were way better than last week at Spa, and this time no one had more than 3 incidents, crazy! Toni Zachow won the Saturday race ahead of Simon Meisinger and Michael Martin, as they took advantage of the retirement of Giovani Amorim, 2nd until his DNF. The 2nd one saw Roman Smirnov dominating (what did you expect?) ahead of Stefano Macchi and again Meisinger. In the championship Zachow leads thanks to his consistency by 8 points on Smirnov. 2 points behind him there’s Martin, ahead of Clemens Bauer who has just one more points than the 5th, Jose Lapraille. Monza will hosts next week’s races!
TATUUS FA01 – Spa-Francorchamps 🇧🇪
After the third week, the battle for the win is on! Eduardo Sa leads the championship with 306 points and 13 wins, one more than Riley Gallardo, who has 2 P2 and a P3 and Luke Sutherland, with one less podium. With just three weeks to go, each win is fundamental for their series! 4th place for Andrea Giusto, who has one more win than Roman Bisanz and Lars Mars, both at three wins. Mugello will host the races for the next week!
AUSTIN MINI COOPER S – Goodwood 🇬🇧
Matheus Nolli leads and increases his championship lead at Goodwood! After an attempt where he lost the win, he got his weekly 102 and at the end of the week he reached his 7th win, 4 more than Matteo Venuti. 3rd place, 9 points behind the Italian, for Roman Bisanz, who has 7 points more than Michal Janak. . Magione will be the track for the next week!
LOTUS EVORA GX – Zandvoort 🇳🇱
Alexander Persil is leading the championship! Once again he comes on top of the leaderboard, but this time with just one more win than Maurice Klerken, who got three wins in home soil. 3rd place for Roman Bisanz, the last one with the maximum amount of points available, in front of Michal Janak (again), who has 2 wins. The 5th place is a tie between Lucas Biberacher and Matteo Venuti, who has 2 wins less compared to the German. Most will be the track for the next week!
PORSCHE 911 RSR EURO – Okayama GP 🇯🇵
Another succesfull week for Fredrik Soderstedt, who got two wins in the Japanese track. 4 points are separating him from Kevin Pruscha. 3rd place for Demis Houtrelle, with 2 wins under his belt. 2 points behind him there’s Robert Biggs, 3 ahead of Victor Posada in 5th. Laguna Seca will be the track for the next week!
PORSCHE 911 RSR AMERICA – Summit Point 🇺🇸
The single race done this week was won by Martin Smith! He got the lead just on the 40th lap, leading only 12 on the entire race. Emiliano Videla took the 2nd place with a contact, finishing ahead of Javier Brandao. 4th place for Pasha Paterson, 2.2 seconds ahead of Greg Shimer. After the race, Videla leads the championship by 11 points on Paterson, and 23 on Smith, who got his best result also with his first podium in the series. Shimer is 4th, ahead of Thomas Goldschmidt by 13 points. Imola will be the track for the next week!
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