Lindblad secures weekend sweep in wet-dry thriller


Pink Bull junior Arvid Lindblad moved as much as second within the Formulation 3 standings along with his fourth win of the season at Silverstone in an exciting characteristic race.

In blended situations that swung between favouring moist and dry-shod runners virtually by the lap, the Prema driver reaped the rewards of persevering with slicks he’d fitted on the finish of the formation lap.

After disposing of the drivers who had opted for wets, together with polesitter Luke Browning, Lindblad had surged as much as second earlier than inheriting victory when Callum Voisin (Rodin) was handed a post-race penalty.

A smattering of rain forward of the beginning noticed all however Voisin and Piotr Wisnicki swap to moist tyres for the formation lap, when a lot of drivers together with Prema trio Lindblad, Gabriele Mini and Dino Beganovic instantly reverted again to slicks.

Beginning in eighth, Voisin assumed the lead after a quick security automobile intervention on lap two. However throughout an extra interruption when Sophia Floersch (Van Amersfoort Racing) crashed in avoidance of an out-of-control rejoin from Alex Dunne (MP Motorsport) and closely delayed Beganovic, the rain returned to flip the image on its head.

Following the restart, as Beganovic switched again to wets, Voisin, Lindblad and Mini dropped like stones to the rear of the pack as Browning took a commanding lead.

The race was once more neutralised swiftly when Dunne and Sebastian Montoya (Campos) crashed closely after taking avoiding motion following a spin for AIX driver Joshua Dufek at Stowe.

With drizzle nonetheless falling, an rising dry line brought about the image to vary as soon as once more.

Voisin climbed from twenty second to the lead in simply two laps, finishing the rise with a transfer on Browning at Chapel, however incurred a 10-second penalty for passing Max Esterson off the monitor at Village.

Nonetheless following Voisin, Lindblad and Mini grew to become the de-facto prime two as they each dispatched Browning shortly after.

GB3 champion Voisin led to the road from Lindblad and Mini, however was dropped to 3rd on account of his penalty.

Mini now takes the championship lead by six factors from Lindblad, who’s in flip a single level away from Browning – who tumbled again to eighth as these on dry tyres tore previous him.

F3 Britain Characteristic Race Outcomes


A. Lindblad Prema Powerteam

3 20            

G. Minì Prema Powerteam

2 20 0.800          

C. Voisin Rodin Motorsport

29 20 8.400          

T. Smith Van Amersfoort Racing

22 20 10.300          

P. Wiśnicki Rodin Motorsport

30 20 22.700          

O. Goethe Campos Racing

10 20 3.800          

L. Fornaroli Trident

4 20 14.400          

L. Browning Hitech Pulse-Eight

14 20 2.800          

N. Bedrin PHM AIX Racing

27 20 2.200          

N. León Van Amersfoort Racing

20 20 2.700          

L. Van ART Grand Prix

24 20 4.900          

S. Meguetounif Trident

5 20 0.400          

C. Mansell ART Grand Prix

23 20 0.200          

T. Tramnitz MP Motorsport

7 20 2.900          

N. Tsolov ART Grand Prix

25 20 0.300          

S. Ramos Trident

6 20 3.400          

Okay. Sztuka MP Motorsport

8 20 1.200          

M. Esterson Jenzer Motorsport

18 20 2.200          

D. Beganovic Prema Powerteam

1 20 2.400          

J. Wharton Hitech Pulse-Eight

15 20 3.700          

T. Inthraphuvasak PHM AIX Racing

26 20 2.000          

M. Zagazeta Jenzer Motorsport

19 20 2.200          

M. Boya Campos Racing

12 20 2.300          

J. Loake Rodin Motorsport

31 19            

C. Wurz Jenzer Motorsport

17 15         Retirement  

J. Dufek PHM AIX Racing

28 8         Accident  
dnf S. Montoya Campos Racing 11 7         Accident  

A. Dunne MP Motorsport

9 7         Accident  
dnf Germany S. Flörsch Van Amersfoort Racing 21 3         Accident  

C. Shields Hitech Pulse-Eight

16 18         Retirement  

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