Jones takes on French F3

Adam Jones has graduated from winning the French Formula Campus series to the Promotion Class of the French F3 series

Jones takes on French F3

The Briton is confident of heading his class B rivals, but claims his aim for the year is not to try and mix it with the 2000 spec machinery of the top class drivers.

"On paper I'm quicker than all my rivals, but that can always change during the course of a race weekend," claimed the 19-year-old.

At a recent test, Jones steered his 1998 Martini Opel to the fastest time in the Promotion Class and beat the times of a number of top class machines.

"In the wet I was quicker than a lot of the class A drivers which surprised a few people," said Jones.

"The problem, of course, is getting bogged down by some of the class A cars during the race, so my number one objective will be to concentrate on keeping well clear of them but make sure I finish first in the promotion class."

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