The Prema-run Spaniard inherited a pair of pole positions when Abbi Pulling, who had been quickest in each moist qualifying periods, was excluded and banished to the again of the grid alongside along with her Rodin Carlin team-mates as a result of non-homologated components on the vanguard of the ground underneath the sidepods, which the British crew claimed was not efficiency enhancing.
Garcia loved an all-Spanish battle for the lead with Nerea Marti (Campos Racing) within the opening race following an early security automobile for a three-car shunt. Ultimately Garcia acquired again in entrance and drove away to victory.
The joy was within the combat for third, the place a four-way scrap between recovering Rodin Carlin teamsters Pulling and Jessica Edgar, plus Bianca Bustamante and Hamda Al Qubaisi, was resolved in Prema driver Bustamante’s favour on the flag, lower than 0.1 seconds in entrance of Edgar. They have been then promoted when Marti was excluded for a front-camber-shims infringement.
Garcia’s win within the weekend finale was a troublesome one. Al Qubaisi was on a mission in her MP Motorsport automobile and rose from seventh on the grid to second inside six laps. The Emirati then clawed again Garcia’s lead and put her underneath large stress, falling brief by simply 0.346s. Al Qubaisi’s large sister Amna was third, simply forward of Pulling.
Al Qubaisi Sr prevailed within the reversed-grid race within the center, adopted by Lena Buhler and Lola Lovinfosse. Garcia, Pulling and Bustamante had a scrap for a lot of the manner, with the double race winner prevailing to seize seventh spot.
Garcia tops the desk with 57 factors, with Amna Al Qubaisi second on 30 factors and Hamda Al Qubaisi third.