Felipe Nasr inherits Nurburgring British Formula 3 win from Kevin Magnussen

Felipe Nasr inherited his fifth win of the season as mechanical problems struck long-time leader Kevin Magnussen in the closing stages of this afternoon's British Formula 3 race at the Nurburgring

Felipe Nasr inherits Nurburgring British Formula 3 win from Kevin Magnussen

Magnussen had led from the start from pole and looked on course to collect his second win of the weekend, but a misfire slowed his Volkswagen-powered Carlin Dallara with less than three laps to run, eventually dropping him to fifth.

Hitech's Antonio Felix da Costa was hit with another grid penalty before the start of this race, relegating him from fifth to eighth on the grid, but the Portuguese raced through to second - jumping Carlin's Carlos Huertas on the last lap.

Fortec's Lucas Foresti scored his best result of the weekend by taking fourth from the ailing Magnussen on the last lap. Magnussen's Carlin team-mate Rupert Svendsen-Cook was on the Dane's gearbox in sixth at the end.

Fortec and Hitech shared the next four places, with Will Buller leading Pietro Fantin, Harry Tincknell and Pedro Nunes in close company to round out the top 10.

A three-place grid penalty before the start had demoted Huertas from second to fifth and promoted Carlin team-mate Jazeman Jaafar to the front row, but he had to be pushed off the grid on the formation lap.

He started from the pitlane but came through to 11th, just missing out on a championship point.

Results - 20 laps Pos Driver Team/Car Time/Gap 1. Felipe Nasr Carlin Dallara-VW 40m45.907s 2. Antonio Felix da Costa Hitech Dallara-VW + 6.964s 3. Carlos Huertas Carlin Dallara-VW + 7.576s 4. Lucas Foresti Fortec Dallara-Merc + 9.974s 5. Kevin Magnussen Carlin Dallara-VW + 16.152s 6. Rupert Svendsen-Cook Carlin Dallara-VW + 16.779s 7. Will Buller Fortec Dallara-Merc + 17.867s 8. Pietro Fantin Hitech Dallara-VW + 18.772s 9. Harry Tincknell Fortec Dallara-Merc + 20.939s 10. Pedro Nunes Hitech Dallara-VW + 21.387s 11. Jazeman Jaafar Carlin Dallara-VW + 22.075s 12. Scott Pye Double R Dallara-Merc + 22.854s 13. Pipo Derani Double R Dallara-Merc + 28.403s 14. Jack Harvey Carlin Dallara-VW + 28.684s 15. Adderly Fong Sino Vision Dallara-Merc + 30.346s 16. Yann Cunha T-Sport Dallara-VW + 32.043s 17. Bart Hylkema T-Sport Dallara-Mugen + 37.684s 18. Kotaro Sakurai Hitech Dallara-Mugen + 1m09.544s 19. Hywel Lloyd Sino Vision Dallara-Merc + 1 lap Retirements: Fahmi Ilyas Fortec Dallara-Merc 16 laps Menasheh Idafar T-Sport Dallara-VW 5 laps 
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