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Formula 3 Euro Series- Hard Chargers

by Ryan Stringfield
Posted June 1, 2009 at 9:45 am F3 Euro Series

Another solid title for this post was Hard Charging Finns— read on.

Mika Maki put in an incredible drive in Round 3 of the Formula 3 Euro Series at EuroSpeedway Lausitz . The 21-year-old Finnish driver improved 16 positions in 23 laps, after starting the race from the back of the pack–classified as 28th. He finished the race in 12th position, with a best lap of 1:18.872. Jules Bianchi won the race, with a 2.776 second gap over Valtteri Bottas. Jean Karl Vernay finished 3rd at 4.606 seconds back.
(photo: www.mikamaki.com)

Formula 3 Euro Series
EuroSpeedway Lausitz
Round 3: Full Results

The drive of the weekend occurred in Round 4. Atte Mustonen made a run from 27th to 10th in Sunday’s 31-lap race. By improving 17 positions in the race, the 20-year-old Finnish driver earned the Hard Charger title for the weekend. Mustonen’s best lap was clocked at 1:18.765. The end result marked his 3rd top-ten finish in 4 races. Christian Vietoris won the race with a 4.819 second gap over 2nd place finisher Robert Merhi. Sam Bird put in another impressive run to finish 3rd.
(photo: www.attemustonen.com)

Formula 3 Euro Series
EuroSpeedway Lausitz
Round 4: Full Results


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