In the first free practice, which was also spilt into two groups
because of the high number of participating cars, it was Oscar Tunjo
and Mathieu Jaminet in Group 1. Oscar Tunjo first had to get used to
the track of Budapest where he had never been before. He did that
quite well and was P 6 in his group. Mathieu Jaminet was bit quicker
than him and was P 5. Robin Frijns started in Group 2. Frijns showed
an excellent performance and was overall quickest at the end - P 1.
In the second free
practice it was Oscar Tunjo who was the fastest in Group 1. Teammate
Jaminet was on P 3 in his group. Robin Frijns, this time a bit
unlucky due to a red flag situation was P 5 in his group.
Again, as Qualifying was split into two groups it was Oscar Tunjo
and Mathieu Jaminet in Group A. Tunjo was really fast throughout the
whole session and finally was P 2 in his group. Mathieu Jaminet
finished Qulafying on P 8 in the Group.
Robin Frijns was in
Group B. From the beginning on Frijns dominated the Group B and in
the end had set the fastest Lap Time of the Group - P 1. Overall for
the starting gridof Race 1 it was Frijns - P 2, Tunjo P - 3, Jaminet
Robin Frijns had a very good start and took over the lead in the
first corner. Oscar Tunjo kept his position into the first corner.
Mathieu Jaminet also kept his position. During ht erace the young
frenchman had some overtaking action but still only finished the
race on P 15.
Oscar Tunjo and
Robin Frijns, both drove perfect races. Oscar Tunjo was the whole
race on P 3 untill the final lap where in turn 2 he was able to
overtake and move up into P 2. Frijns lead the whole race and didn´t
do any mistake at all. In the end, it was Robin Frijns who won the
race leading Teammate Oscar Tunjo for a perfect Kaufmann Racing 1 -
2 in Race 1 at Budapest. Great success for the whole Josef Kaufmann
In the Qualifying for the race on Sunday it was Robin Frijns first
out on track in Group B. Like the day before Frijns was fastest in
his group - P 1. Oscar Tunjo and Mathieu Jaminet in Group A were
able to qualify on P 4 - Tunjo and P 9 - Jaminet. For the race the
grid positions had been the following: Frijns P 2, Tunjo P 7,
Jaminet P 17.
Race 2: The
Race at Sunday afternoon saw not much overtaking action at all.
Mathieu Jaminet had to do a pit stop after having bend his front
wing. He finished the race finally only on P 27. Oscar Tunjo drove a
clean race without any mistakes but also wasn´t able to overtake
anybody. Tunjo finished on P 7. Robin Frijns had a good start on was
putting pressure on the leader. But as there was no way to make any
overtaking move Frijns kept his second position and finished the
race on P 2 to take another podium finish for this year.