First Formula 3 victory for Benjamin Berta

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup - Automotodrom Brno (CZE)

At the fifth race weekend of the Drexler Formula Cup, Vladimir Netusil (Effektive Racing) and Benjamin Berta (Team Hoffmann Racing) were two surprise winners against the competition. In the first race, pole-setter Benjamin Berta was unable to turn his best qualifying time into a victory and had to give way to local hero Vladimir Netusil during the 13-lap chase at the Masaryk Racing Days. The Czech from the Drexler sub-series of the Formula 3 Open won by 3.113 seconds ahead of Berta, who in turn was able to relegate Sandro Zeller (Jo Zeller Racing), as well as Kurt Böhlen (Jo Zeller Racing) and Nikolas Szabo (Ideal Line&Performance) to the other places. Stefan Fürtbauer (Franz Wöss Racing) initially remained within striking distance. In the course of the race, he was unable to keep up the pace and was recorded in sixth place.

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First battle in the title fight

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup - Automotodrom Brno (CZE)

After the long summer break, the Drexler Formula Cup comes to Brno (September 03-05) for its fifth round. If you like, the traditional track in the Czech Republic heralds the final autumn. The Masaryk Racing Days have been established for years in the calendar of the Drexler Formula Cup in Brno, where they again cooperate with the FIA Zone Championship. The racing program in Brno is top-class. The BOSS GP with Formula 1 and GP2 racing cars will take center stage. In addition, the TCR Eastern Europe, the Swift Cup Europe and the GT series with the P9 Challenge and the SCC are likely to cause a stir. "We expect exciting clashes in Brno. The championship is entering the hot phase, so at least the first preliminary decisions in the individual formula classes are to be expected," says coordinator Franz Wöss.

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Hungaroring replaces Imola

Drexler - Automotive Formula Cup

In this year's calendar for the Drexler Formula Cup, another date correction is necessary. The race in Imola (ITA) scheduled for mid-July (16.-18.07.21) has been cancelled by the organiser. This decision was made at short notice and we are happy that we will be able to add a replacement date for the Imola event to the calendar at the beginning of October", says coordinator Franz Wöss. Due to this decision, the Drexler Formula Cup will now go into the summer break before it continues with the 5th round of the formula series in Brno from 03-05.09.21.

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Alesandro Bracalende delivers impressive performance

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup - Spa Francorchamps (BEL)

There was no match for the more powerful Formula 3 Open cars on the legendary Ardennes rollercoaster at Spa. Alesandro Bracalende took the pole position on Friday with a 2:16.525 min. After the start of the first race, the Dallara driver left the field early to take a commanding start-finish victory. Behind the Italian, Vladimir Netusil (Effective Racing) finished second with a razor-thin lead. With great effort, he was able to relegate Andrea Benalli to third place. The Formula 3 Open cars showed their performance advantage especially on the straights.

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