Hamilton Back to Winning Ways

Lewis Hamilton returned to business as usual by winning the second F3 Euroseries race at Oschersleben

Hamilton Back to Winning Ways

The ASM driver only managed third in yesterday's trouble first race, however dominated the second event from pole, finishing more than seven seconds ahead of Lucas Di Grassi. It was his seventh victory out of ten races so far this season.

Hamilton continued to post fast lap times and edged away from the Manor Motorsport driver. Hamilton said: "The car was great and I had clean air so I just kept pushing to the end."

Di Grassi, who took his first win in the series yesterday, was unable to challenge for honours today.

Di Grassi said: "I thought I had made a better start but than Lewis but that was my opportunity to get ahead of him. We made some set up changes but they didn't really work.

Adrain Sutil finished third behind Di Grassi. It was not as good a weekend as the German hoped, leaving Oschersleben a further two points behind teammate Hamilton in the title race.

The only major action in the race came on the final lap when Team Rosberg driver Kohei Hirate went off the track, dropping from fifth to ninth.

CLASSIFIED:

Pos  Driver               Team                  Time
 1.  Lewis Hamilton       ASM F3                29:18.523
 2.  Lucas di Grassi      Manor Motorsport      +   7.205
 3.  Adrian Sutil         ASM F3                +   8.218
 4.  Paul di Resta        Manor Motorsport      +  12.007
 5.  Sebastian Vettel     ASL Mucke Motorsport  +  13.384
 6.  Giedo van der Garde  Team Rosberg          +  20.928
 7.  Esteban Guerrieri    Team Midland          +  22.004
 8.  Loic Duval           Signature-Plus        +  23.192
 9.  Kohei Hirate         Team Rosberg          +  26.148
10.  Atila Abreu          ASL Mucke Motorsport  +  28.318
11.  Guillaume Moreau     Signature             +  28.774
12.  Fabio Carbone        Signature             +  30.992
13.  James Rossiter       Signature-Plus        +  38.104
14.  Hannes Neuhauser     HBR Motorsport        +  44.746
15.  Franck Perera        Prema Powerteam       +  45.247
16.  Nico Verdonck        Team Midland          +  48.032
17.  Marco Bonanomi       Prema Powerteam       +  48.417
18.  Greg Franchi         Prema Powerteam       +  48.803
19.  Filip Salaquarda     Team I.S.R.           +  57.902
20.  Thomas Holzer        AM-Holzer Rennsport   +  3 laps

NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS:

Driver            Team            On Lap
Alejandro Nunez   HBR Motorsport    10
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