Foresti leads all-Fortec podium

Lucas Foresti led a Fortec 1-2-3 in this morning's British Formula 3 reversed grid race at Snetterton

Foresti leads all-Fortec podium

The Brazilian was handed a pole position start after finishing 10th in yesterday's first race, and he converted it comfortably to score his second win of the season.

Team-mate Will Buller made a poor start from the outside of the front row, which allowed rookie Harry Tincknell through into second.

The ex-Formula Renault UK racer had to get a bit defensive to keep Buller at bay, but remained cool to score the best result of his F3 career so far.

Hitech's fast-starting Brazilian Pietro Fantin jumped Sino Vision's Hywel Loyd and chased Buller home in fourth.

Category veteran Lloyd held Carlin's Felipe Nasr at bay to record fledgling squad Sino Vision's best result of the season with fifth. Yesterday's runner-up Nasr made excellent progress to climb into the top six from ninth on the grid.

Hitech's Riki Christodoulou took seventh, while Carlin's Carlos Huertas recovered from a poor start to complete the top eight - helped by team-mate Rupert Svendsen-Cook dropping out with a misfire.

Yesterday's winner Kevin Magnussen made a good start from 10th on the grid, but fell back later on in the first lap. He recovered to ninth and nailed the race's fastest lap to bag two bonus points.

Reigning South American F3 champion Yann Cunha (T-Sport) scored his first British F3 point by taking 10th, while a first-lap sort out behind him at the Agostini hairpin put Carlin's Jack Harvey and National Class pacesetter Bart Hylkema out of the race and forced Jazeman Jaafar (Carlin) and Menasheh Idafar (T-Sport) back to the pits for repairs.

Results - 11 laps: Pos Driver Team/Car Time/Gap 1. Lucas Foresti Fortec Dallara-Merc 18m38.889s 2. Harry Tincknell Fortec Dallara-Merc + 5.395s 3. William Buller Fortec Dallara-Merc + 7.594s 4. Pietro Fantin Hitech Dallara-VW + 7.955s 5. Hywel Lloyd Sino Vision Dallara-Merc + 9.245s 6. Felipe Nasr Carlin Dallara-VW + 10.415s 7. Riki Christodoulou Hitech Dallara-VW + 10.898s 8. Carlos Huertas Carlin Dallara-VW + 11.574s 9. Kevin Magnussen Carlin Dallara-VW + 11.910s 10. Yann Cunha T-Sport Dallara-VW + 13.396s 11. Scott Pye Double R Dallara-Merc + 14.798s 12. Pipo Derani Double R Dallara-Merc + 20.757s 13. Fahmi Ilyas Fortec Dallara-Merc + 25.528s 14. Adderly Fong Sino Vision Dallara-Merc + 25.905s 15. Kotaro Sakurai Hitech Dallara-Mugen + 1m04.682s 16. Jazeman Jaafar Carlin Dallara-VW + 1 lap 17. Menasheh Idafar T-Sport Dallara-VW + 1 lap Retirements: Bart Hylkema T-Sport Dallara-Mugen 0 laps Jack Harvey Carlin Dallara-VW 0 laps Rupert Svendsen-Cook Carlin Dallara-VW 0 laps 
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