brothers make it a clean sweep at BRC
Mikola won both rounds at the opening event of the Asian Formula
Three Series held today at the Batangas Race Circuit in the
Philippines. His brother, Moreno Soeprapto, took the top step
on the podium for the Promotion Class in both races.
first race saw Mikola lead from lights to flag, however Christian
Jones made him really work for the win, hounding the Indonesian
for the most of the race. What looked was going to be grandstand
finish was spoilt by back markers with a lap and a half to
go. John OHara completed the podium with Dado Pena just
holding off James Winslow for fourth place. Rodolfo Avila
completed the top six with Pepon Marave in seventh. In the
Promotions Class Moreno drove away from the field leaving
Enzo Pastor and Greg Murphy in his wake. JP Carino and JP
Tuason clashed on the first lap, both drivers were out on
the spot, whilst John Marcelo missed the start with a gearbox
problem. Tyson Sy finished 9th after stalling at the start.
two was a repeat of the first, with back markers again blunting
Jones challenge with a few laps to go. Winslow completed
the podium after Dado Pena crashed heavily on the first lap
and Ohara and Tyson Sy clashed, putting Sy out on the
spot and dropping 0Hara into fourth spot. Moreno again
dominated the Promotion Class, taking fifth place overall.
Pastor and JP Tuason completed the Promotion Class podium.
John Marcelo crashed heavily in the kink on lap one, completely
destroying the left side of the car and junking the chassis,
fortunately without injury. Rodolfo Avila spun out on lap
8 whilst JP Carino retired on the first lap.
large crowd made for a great atmosphere at the Addict Mobile
Batangas Asian Formula Three Superprix. Greg Murhpy reported
I have never taken part in such a great before
which pretty much summed up the feeling of all the new competitors.