Aurelien Panis took victory in the second race of the Formula 3.5 V8 in the Red Bull Ring, Austria. French has benefited a great strategy Arden team that has allowed him to overtake three riders. Dillmann and Isaakyan complete the podium.
At the start Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing) maintained the first position followed by Louis Deletraz (Fortec Motorsports) and Matthieu Vaxivière (SMP Racing). The championship leader Tom Dillmann (AVF) rolled fifth and was strongly pressed by Roy Nissany (Lotus).
After 7 minutes of running appear the safety car because of an off-track by Giuseppe Cipriani (Durango Racing). On leaving the safety car, Aurelien Panis (Arden Motorsport) was the first to stop a box.
A perfect strategy for French thanks to a good pit stop, get the first position when all completed their pit stops, Dillmann followed Panis, followed by Isaakyan, Deletraz and Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport), Vaxivière down to sixth.
In the drivers’ championship, Dillmann leads with 40 points margin over Louis Deletraz, and 42 on Aurélien Panis.
Results: 1 Panis 2 Dillmann 3 ISaakyan 4 Delétraz 5 Orudzhev 6 Vaxivière 7 Celis 8 Baptista 9 Visser 10 Bonanomi 11 Fittipaldi 12 Binder 13 Nissany 14 Kanamaru 15 CIpriani