German Lirim Zendeli starts so well his 2018 ADAC Formel 4 championship, taking race 1 victory in Oschersleben and leading a one-two for his new team US Racing, with Mick Wishofer second. Liam Lawson completes the podium of the inaugural race.
Yesterday Lirim Zendeli dominated wet qualifying session and today he did the same during Race 1. He kept the lead at the start of the race and thanks to the four safety car periods, the youngster was able to seal his run, and confirm his role as favorite for the championship run.
The first safety car was caused in the start of the race and the drivers involved were Jesse Salmenautio (KIC Driving Academy) and Charles Weerts (Van Amersfoort Racing).
The second safety car was caused to retire the car of Ido Cohen (ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V) who suffered a spin.
Then, Leonardo Lorandi (KDC Racing) went off at turn 1 and spun along with rookie Sebastian Estner (Neuhauser Racing).
The race finished with the last safety car period, caused by Joey Anders (Van Amersfoort Racing).
So, Zendeli took the win ahead closely by teammate Wishofer. Liam Lawson (Van Amersfoort Racing) completed the podium after overtake Enzo Fittipaldi (Prema Powerteam) who finished fourth.
Completes top5 Ralf Schumacher son, David Schumacher (US Racing), who finished ahead of Frederick Vesti (Van Amersfoort Racing), Konsta Lappalainen (KIC Driving Academy), Gianluca Petecof (Prema Powerteam), Nicklas Krütten (ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V) while British Oliver Caldwell (Prema Powerteam).