the second round of the Spanish Formula 3 Championship held this
weekend at the Circuit of Jarama, Racing Engineerings Steven
Kane won the first race with ease and a big gap to his followers.
The second race saw Steven finishing in second. These excellent
results bring Steven into second position in the overall championship
only four points behind the leader.
Steven Kane started into the race from pole position and dominated
the rest of the field from the beginning. Gaining around one second
per lap, Steven already had a comfortable seven seconds gap in lap
eight. Steven marked the fastest lap time in the race and celebrated
a souvereign start to finish victory.
Borja Garcia stated from fourth position on the grid and after an
amazing start moved up into position two. Until lap nine Borja could
defend his position. By then it became very apparent that his car
was not competitive enough for a top position and others overtook
him on the straight. Borja, however, continued fighting, but when
Martin crashed into Borjas car in lap twelve, the young Racing
Engineering driver could continue, but only finished the race in
Maria de Villota started the race from ninth place and delivered
an intelligent race. While others ahead of her became victims of
their aggressive driving style, Maria stayed calm and attacked at
the right moments. This well planned racing was rewarded with the
The second race saw Steven Kane starting from second position on
the starting grid, where he also finished in the race. After his
victory in race one, Steven jumped on the podium again.
Borja Garcia, starting race two from only thirteenth position, again
had a very good start, which got him a position eight. In lap five
Borja made up another position and overtook Kool in the last lap,
Maria de Villota on the other hand also overtook several drivers
and after starting the race eleventh finished in the points in eighth
was a strange weekend, Alfonso de Orleans, Racing Engineerings
president, said, We are trying to see exactly what is wrong
on Borjas car since its not his normal position in the
race. On the other hand, Steven did an excellent job winning one
race and finishing the other in second. Well done, the boys did
a good job.