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DR Formula by RP Motorsport’s Igor Omura Fraga claims his first pole position

30 Aug 2019

Igor Omura Fraga scored his maiden pole position of the season, as the Formula Regional European Championship resumed this weekend at Imola with the fifth out of eight rounds. 

DR Formula by RP Motorsport driver, who claimed last July his first victory at the Red Bull Ring, continued his momentum by setting the best time of 1:40.285 at the very last lap of the first session, finishing 152 milliseconds ahead of Championship leader Frederik Vesti. The 20-year-old Brazilian secured the second row for Race 2 taking the fourth time in Q2.

Mexican driver Raul Guzman impressed by finishing fourth in Qualifying 1 and taking the sixth time in the second session.

At Imola the other Mexican driver Santiago Ramos Reynoso made his single-seater debut in the Italian F4 Championship powered by Abarth, setting the 27th (Q1) and 28th (Q2).

Race one of the Formula Regional Championship will start tomorrow at 17.00, whilst Race 2 and 3 are scheduled on Sunday at 11.25 and 16.40. Saturday’s Race 1 of Italian F4 series gets underway at 18.00, with the other two races scheduled on Sunday at 12.20 and 17.40. Live streaming at acisport.it.