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Pommer takes the initiative in Oschersleben practice

by Stephen Goddard
Artem Markelov

Photo: Alexander Trienitz / formel3.de

German F3 returnee Markus Pommer outpaced Motopark teammate Nabil Jeffri to top this morning’s free practice session for the ATS Formel 3 Cup opener at?Oschersleben.

The German, who set a time of 1:20.013, worked his way to the front to finish the session with a lap 0.124 seconds quicker than that of the Malaysian.

Briton?Sam MacLeod, making his series debut with VAR, kept the two Lotus drivers honest, finishing 0.194 seconds off of Pommer. Lotus’?Indy Dontje?was almost three tenths behind the Scot in fourth with?Nikita Zlobin in close pursuit in fifth.

Weiron Tan?came home sixth for Van Amersfoort Racing, just ahead of JBR’s Nicolai Sylvest. Rounding off the field were ADM’s Sergey?Trofimov, Motopark’s Andres Mendez and?Maximilian Hackl of Amkon.

Session results
Pos. Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Markus Pommer Motopark Academy 1:20.013 22
2 Nabil Jeffri Motopark Academy 1:20.137 0.124 19
3 Sam MacLeod Van Amersfoort Racing 1:20.207 0.194 16
4 Indy Dontje Motopark Academy 1:20.489 0.476 20
5 Nikita Zlobin SMP Racing by ADM 1:20.651 0.638 19
6 Weiron Tan Van Amersfoort Racing 1:20.977 0.964 22
7 Nicolai Sylvest JBR Motorsport & Engineering 1:21.694 1.681 18
8 Sergey Trofimov SMP Racing by ADM 1:21.755 1.742 19
9 Andres Mendez Motopark Academy 1:21.992 1.979 20
10 Maximilian Hackl Amkon Motorsport 1:22.793 2.780 21