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Pulcini and Menchaca share race wins in Euroformula Open Winter Series

by Gruz David


Leonardo Pulcini and Diego Menchaca gave Campos two wins out of two Euroformula Open Winter Series races at Paul Ricard.

Pulcini, who will return to the series for a second season this year, edged ahead of race one’s pole-sitter Ferdinand Habsburg from second on the grid.

The Italian maintained his lead throughout the 14-lap race, leading a quartet of dominating drivers.

Pulcini finished closely ahead of Tatiana Calderon, who was also able to overtake Habsburg in the early stages as the Austrian?and Menchaca took third and fourth respectively.

While the top four was separated by less than two seconds, the following Damiano Fioravanti was further 10?seconds behind.

The RP Motorsport driver?held off?his teammates Antoni Ptak and Jack Aitken?for the spot, the latter replacing the ill Matteo Ferrer?throughout the event.

Julio Moreno secured eighth ahead of Kantadhee Kusiri and Riccardo Cazzaniga.

It was Ptak starting race two from pole position, thanks to the top six being reversed.

However, Menchaca stormed into the lead off the line with Habsburg also quickly making his way through Ptak for second.

The duo then pulled away and ended up in the top two, while the podium was completed by Pulcini.

The Italian overtook Ptak at lap 8, who dropped further back to sixth, allowing Moreno and Calderon through.

The RP trio of Aitken, Fioravanti and Kusiri and BVM’s?Danyil Pronenko completed the top 10.

The Winter Series will continue?at Catalunya in two weeks’ time.