The championship contest is hotting up as the penultimate race weekend of the inaugural F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA at Ningbo approaches. In terms of title fight, the series is now entering the decisive phase.
Ningbo’s new circuit is no longer an unknown quantity. Last June, Absolute Racing celebrated a victorious weekend at Ningbo International Speedpark during rounds 4, 5 & 6, with Jaden Conwright taking its maiden win of the season on the 4.010km Chinese track. The team is very motivated to replicate the performance this weekend.
The weekend’s rounds 10, 11 and 12 are crucial event in terms of potential influence on the championship’s outcome. The American driver Conwright is currently third place on drivers’ standings and is aiming for more glory.
On the other side of the garage, quick Malaysian Akash Nandy is now fifth in the standings and will rely on experience to be once again a real contender straight out of the box and fight for his first win of the season.
Absolute Racing-run Emc2 Racing entry has been impressing so far. China’s Liu Zexuan, who joined the championship in the second event of the season, collected two wins and four second-place finishes in the Masters Class and is determined to continue a positive path this weekend.
All three races will be live-streamed on the official website (www.f3asia.com).
#29 Akash Nandy: “I’m super excited to go back to Ningbo for the next round of F3 Asia. The last we were here we had shown promising pace and as well as fight for the podium positions which gives me great confidence for this weekend. The team and I are definitely motivated as ever to redeem ourselves.”
#80 Jaden Conwright: “I’m looking forward to being back at Ningbo. We had great pace in the previous visit here, so I’m looking to continue where we left off. It’s a completely new weekend from the first visit, but there’s no doubt in my mind that we can replicate the same results that we acquired last time in Ningbo.”
Ingo Matter (Team Director): “Our first visit to Ningbo this season was quite positive with three pole-positions, two front row lockouts, two second place finishes, one class win and a overall race win. We know how strong is the competition. We still have some hard work ahead of us, but the whole team is very motivated to replicate the good results. ”
Friday 12th October
10.50-11.50 Test Session 1
13.35-14.35 Test Session 2
16.20-16.50 Official Practice
Saturday 13th October
10.20-10.35 Qualifying 1
10.40-10.55 Qualifying 2
14.20-14.45 Race 1 (25min + Leader)
Saturday 14th October
09.55-10.20 Race 2 (25min + Leader)
15.10-15.35 Race 3 (25min + Leader)