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Marti claims maiden Spanish F4 win in Aragon race two

by Alejandro Alonso Lopez

Photo: Spanish F4

Pepe Marti scored his maiden victory in the Spanish Formula 4 Championship after starting the second Motorland Aragon race from pole position and leading every lap.

The Campos Racing driver didn’t face any opposition in his way to win a race where he also set the fastest lap. This will mean that he will start race three from pole.

The cancellation of the second qualifying session as a result of race one’s postponement means that this evening’s race grid will be set according to each driver’s fastest time in this race.

It was a hectic race behind Marti, with lots of side-by-side battles for all the other top places in the top 10.

Second at the finish was championship leader Dilano Van’t Hoff. The MP Motorsport driver had to make some moves to reach the podium after starting eighth. A double-pass on Campos Racing’s Sebastian Ogaard and GRS Team’s Vladislav Ryabov at the last corner stood out among them all.

Ogaard could find his pace after difficult qualifying session and race one and finished third. The Danish driver momentarily moved ahead of Van’t Hoff when the pair went past Quique Bordas, but he couldn’t hold on to the position.

Ryabov and Drivex School’s Maksim Arkhangelskiy finished close behind in fourth and fifth respectively.

Bordas ended the race in sixth after dropping some places in the latter stages of the race. The Formula de Campeones ace had been running in second position for most of the race, but similarly to what happened in race one, he struggled a lot for pace towards the end.

His team-mate Daniel Macia stalled on the grid, dropping to the back of the pack. He made up some places, but it wasn’t enough to score points as he crossed the line in 16th.

Noah Degnbol, Alejandro Garcia, Gil Molina and Guilherme Oliveira, who dropped several places from his grid spot, completed the top 10.

Race results
Pos Driver Team Time
1 Pepe Marti Campos Racing 11 laps
2 Dilano van’t Hoff MP Motorsport +4.157s
3 Sebastian Ogaard Campos Racing +5.471
4 Vladislav Ryabov GRS Team +5.789
5 Max Arkhangelskiy Drivex School +6.455
6 Quique Bordas Formula de Campeones +8.182
7 Noah Degnbol MP Motorsport +9.390
8 Alex Garcia Campos Racing +10.874
9 Gil Molina MP Motorsport +11.626
10 Guilherme Oliveira Drivex School +11.851
11 Manuel Esperito Santo MP Motorsport +12.630
12 Noam Abramczyck Drivex School +12.743
13 Branden Lee Oxley Drivex School +14.028
14 Suleiman Zanfari MP Motorsport +19.659
15 Emely de Heus MP Motorsport +21.625
16 Daniel Macia Formula de Campeones +26.757
17 Oliver Michl Teo Martin Motorsport +27.631
18 Jorge Campos Teo Martin Motorsport +31.760
19 Alex Partyshev Campos Racing +41.418
20 Lola Lovinfosse Drivex School +42.135
21 Filip Jenic Teo Martin Motorsport +42.989
Ret Rik Koen MP Motorsport
Ret Georg Kelstrup MP Motorsport
Fastest lap: Marti, 1m51.481s

Championship standings
van’t Hoff 215   Ogaard 106   3 Macia 93   4 Bordas 83   5 Marti 78   6 Degnbol 59   7 Kelstrup 50   8 Arkhangelskiy 48   9 Ryabov 46   10 Koen 46