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Fraga claims exciting second place in Formula Regional Race 1 at the Red Bull Ring track

13 Jul 2019

Igor Omura Fraga produced today an impressive performance at the Red Bull Ring track, as the Formula Regional European Championship heads this weekend to the fourth round of the season. The DR Formula by RP Motorsport‘s Brazilian driver claimed his third podium finish of the year, following the ones of Paul Ricard, taking P2 in the first of three races, that is the best result he achieved till now in the series. His team-mate Raul Guzman showed also well to take P5.

Fraga started the Austrian weekend setting the second quickest time in Q2, after finishing fourth in the first session. The 20-year-old boy made a great start in Race 1, fighting with Enzo Fittipaldi – who took the lead in the first laps – and Frederik Vesti. Eventually the Dane moved up to first, following a safety car period, and Fittipaldi slided to third behind David Schumacher.

Mexican Guzman, recovered from seventh to six and fought with Schumacher and Marcos Siebert to be awarded with the fifth final place.

Tomorrow Fraga will start twice from the first row, with Guzman in both races a bit back. Race 2 kicks off at 9.40 am, whilst Race 3 is schedudel at 16.10 pm, live streamed on acisport.it.