Novalak drove a strong race. He was able again to show his speed
from the collective test sessions and move quickly upwards the
standings. In the end he was able to finish on P18. In the front
Ye won the start and took the lead even before turn 1. After
that the young chinese driver didn´t make any mistake and pulled
away at the front. Also after a Safety Car period he was able to
maintain his lead without any problem. In end he won the race in
a dominant way.
Qualifying 2: In the
Qualifying on Sunday morning it was wet and later an updrying
track. Novalak had to stop already after leaving the pits due to
an ECU problem on his car. Ye was directly fastest again and
times kept improving to the end. Unfortunately after two green
sector times, Ye wasn´t able to finish his very last lap without
a small mistake which saw him only on P5 in his group.
Grid for Race 2: Ye - P10,
Novalak - P28
Race 2: During the race it
was heavy rain. Novalak had to fight from the back without any
experience in the wet. He finished on P23 in the end. Ye had a
very poor start and dropped back 4 positions. After that he was
able to move up a few positions, but the conditions were so
difficult with visibility that he had to finish on P11.