Hungary GP3: Robert Visoiu leads Carlos Sainz Jr in Arden one-two

Robert Visoiu led an MW Arden one-two in a soporific GP3 sprint race in Hungary

Hungary GP3: Robert Visoiu leads Carlos Sainz Jr in Arden one-two

The Romanian led every one of the 17 laps and was never under threat from his fast-starting team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr despite a late safety car erasing his advantage.

Such was Visoiu's pace, during the two-lap final dash to the flag, he built up a 4.1-second winning margin.

Aside from the start, there was not a single change of position among the point-paying places.

Kevin Korjus took third for Koiranen, Facu Regalia fourth for ART, Jack Harvey fifth for ART.

With points leader Tio Ellinas making up two positions to finish 10th, he still failed to score a point, which has allowed Regalia and Conor Daly, who took the final point in eighth, to close up in the championship.

Saturday's winner Aaro Vainio lost a place at the start, and finished ninth.

Results - 17 laps:

Pos  Driver               Team        Time/Gap
 1.  Robert Visoiu        MW Arden  23m59.150s
 2.  Carlos Sainz Jr      MW Arden     +4.168s
 3.  Kevin Korjus         Koiranen     +4.848s
 4.  Facu Regalia         ART          +5.277s
 5.  Jack Harvey          ART          +5.726s
 6.  Giovanni Venturini   Trident      +6.177s
 7.  Daniil Kvyat         MW Arden     +6.936s
 8.  Conor Daly           ART          +7.424s
 9.  Aaro Vainio          Koiranen     +7.847s
10.  Tio Ellinas          Manor        +8.718s
11.  Patrick Kujala       Koiranen    +11.603s
12.  Jimmy Eriksson       Status      +14.318s
13.  Nick Yelloly         Carlin      +15.622s
14.  Samin Gomez          Jenzer      +15.941s
15.  Patric Niederhauser  Jenzer      +16.176s
16.  Eric Lichtenstein    Carlin      +16.588s
17.  Adderly Fong         Status      +17.686s
18.  David Fumanelli      Trident     +17.898s
19.  Alex Fontana         Jenzer      +18.761s
20.  Josh Webster         Status      +20.626s
21.  Dino Zamparelli      Manor       +21.377s
22.  Carmen Jorda         Bamboo      +21.725s
23.  Luis Sa Silva        Carlin      +22.655s

Retirements:

     Melville McKee       Bamboo       12 laps
     Lewis Williamson     Bamboo       12 laps
     Emanuele Zonzini     Trident       2 laps
     Ryan Cullen          Manor         2 laps
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