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Pesce claims P7 at Misano in Formula Regional European debut for DR Formula

01 Aug 2020

Emidio Pesce started well his Formula Regional European Championship campaign at Misano, in the first of the three races scheduled this weekend. The 18-year-old DR Formula racing driver claimed a best P7, but likely missed a podium finish. 

After setting the eight quickest lap in yesterday’s first qualifying, in Race 1 Pesce made a regular start. A very first lap contact put out polesitter Leclerc and Petecof to let the Italian to recover sixth. Entually he tried hard to defend his posision from Vips and Petecof. After a second safety car period Pesce moved up to fifth, but a late incident with Henrion prevented him to take at last a top-5 finish. 

Pesce had a tough start in Race 2, moving down to the back of the field, but the tire consumption put him out of the top-10.

Tomorrow Race 3 will start at 10,50, live televised at Motorsport.tv.