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DR FORMULA BACK IN ITALIAN F4 ACTION THIS WEEKEND

13 Jul 2017

DR Formula campaign heads to Mugello circuit this coming weekend (15-16 July) for the fourth of seven Italian F4 Championship powered by Abarth rounds, marking the halfway mark of the season.

Following a fantastic triple podium at Vallelunga late last June, the three-strong squad searches for more success, with two drivers in the championship top ten.

Artem Petrov sits fourth after a consistent 2017 start. The 17-year-old Russian racing driver – who claimed a third and two second places at the Roman track – aims to recover the 18 points that separate him from the lead.

Italian Aldo Festante, securing a podium finish at his home track, wants to continue his positive series as he also showed to be among the fastest in the more recent testing.

Last but not least, Felipe Branquinho is been doing great in his first year. Brazilian youngster claimed a second place in the Rookie class at Vallelunga showing strong pace.

Qualifying begins at 6.30 pm on Friday. The first of three 28 minute plus one lap races gets underway on Saturday at 3.05 pm. Race two and three are sheduled on Sunday, with light at 9:00 am and 4:20 pm. Streaming at http://www.acisport.it/it/F4/home.