Hamilton Clinches Title

Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula Three Euroseries title with victory in race two at Zandvoort

Hamilton Clinches Title

Although the ASM star was made to work hard for the win by Mucke's teenage star Sebastian Vettel, the title was effectively Hamilton's after teammate Adrian Sutil spun out of second place on the final corner of the opening lap.

Sutil dropped to the back of the pack, ensuring that Hamilton would have the necessary points cushion to take the championship, despite a quick spin along the way.

Vettel chased home Hamilton after snatching third place from the fast-starting Giedo van der Garde with a brave move around the outside of turn one. With Lucas di Grassi forced to concede second place after picking up a drive-through penalty for jumping the start, it was left to Vettel to take the fight to the champion-elect.

Van der Garde clung onto third for Team Rosberg ahead of yesterday's winner Guillaume Moreau (Signature) and Paul di Resta (Manor).

Franck Perera and Prema teammate Greg Franchi were sixth and seventh after a race-long fight, while the final point went to Vettel's teammate Atila Abreu.

CLASSIFIED: Pos Driver Team Time 1. Lewis Hamilton ASM F3 30:08.794 2. Sebastian Vettel ASL Mucke Motorsport + 1.077 3. G. van der Garde Team Rosberg + 12.687 4. Guillaume Moreau Signature + 13.291 5. Paul di Resta Manor Motorsport + 13.581 6. Franck Perera Prema Powerteam + 17.356 7. Greg Franchi Prema Powerteam + 18.253 8. Atila Abreu ASL Mucke Motorsport + 19.880 9. Marco Bonanomi Prema Powerteam + 20.555 10. James Rossiter Signature-Plus + 21.137 11. Adrian Sutil ASM F3 + 21.453 12. Esteban Guerrieri Team Midland Euroseries + 27.878 13. Thomas Holzer AM-Holzer Rennsport + 42.241 14. Filip Salaquarda Team I.S.R. + 46.190 15. Alejandro Nunez HBR Motorsport + 1 lap 16. Loic Duval Signature-Plus + 1 lap 17. Hannes Neuhauser HBR Motorsport + 2 laps NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS: Driver Team On Lap Robert Austin Team Midland Euroseries 10 Lucas di Grassi Manor Motorsport 7 Fabio Carbone Signature 0 Fastest Lap: Lucas di Grassi, 1:34.134 on lap 7 
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