Vaxivière Matthieu has done with his second victory this season at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Formula Renault 3.5. Jaafar and Stoneman complete the podium.
Matthieu has Vaxivière pole position this morning, the pilot should be accompanied by Occitan Beitske Visser on the front row but the AVF has been disqualified from the classification. And for most problems, his partner in AVF, Alfonso Celis, looked like would stand before departure, causing an extra formation lap.
At the exit, Vaxivière out badly and that it took advantage Latifi to stand up here behind the French followed by Jaafar, De Vries and Stoneman. Rowland behind them and Merhi crashed in the Source. Very unlucky for Castellon pilot who had made a good start.
The yellow flag and the safety car appeared on the first lap due to an accident that became involved Pietro Fantin. Gelael took advantage of the situation to enter box and change the front wing. Meindert Van Buuren had punctured the right rear tire, at the first corner because of the touch of Gelael also stopped.
The classification was stabilized with the race: 1 Latifi, 2 Vaxivière, 3 Jaafar, 4 De Vries 5 Stoneman, 6 Rowland 7 Panis 8 Ellinais 9 Dillmann 10 Malchut.
The green flag again in the absence of more than 30 minutes remaining. Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam With Carlin) took advantage of the situation to overcome Panis (Tech 1 Racing) pilot would lose positions. Malchut (strakka racing) and Bonifacio (International Draco Racing) also advanced him.
Jaafar Vaxivière front and caught a Latifi. The young pilot of Lotus managed to outperform the Canadian in the second sector mid-career. Arden driver had no rhythm, Vaxivière eluded him once, it seemed as if the Canadian could not control his car.
The championship leader Jazeman Jaafar, despite problems Latifi, was not easy to move to Canada. Finally, logic prevailed and Arden Motorsport pilot lost positions as you moved the clock. Jaafar and Stoneman did the advanced and down to fourth.
Jaafar while cutting distances Vaxivière slowly with the young Mercedes was attacked by Stoneman. The Red Bull could not maintain the higher rate of Jaafar, causing the approach of Latifi and Rowland.
Thanks to the victory Vaxivière lies second in the championship, five points behind leaders Jazeman Jaafar. Rowland down to third place with 9 points Jaafar.
Results: 1 Vaxiviere, 2 Jaafar, 3 Stoneman, 4 Latifi 5 Rowland, 6 Dillmann, 7 Ellinais, 8 Malchut, 9 De Vries, 10 Orudzhev.