RP Motorsport Racing near the podium in the second race of the Formula V8 3.5 weekend at Spa-Francorchamps.
Despite the hard rain, Vitor Baptista has gained an excellent fourth place, his personal best result of the season, after the sixth place in race one and also had a very encouraging in Q2 session. The young Brazilian has finished as the best rookie of the day. The bad luck struck again Johnny Cecotto Jr.. The Venezuelan had to withdraw after a contact with another car during the lap, in an accident caused by poor visibility.
Johnny Cecotto Jr. (# 21) – Q2 P9 2: 00.614 – Race 2 DNF
“I started well, going up some positions after the arrival of the safety car. My pit stop was a bit ‘slow because Fittipaldi has made a mistake and stood still on my position, so I lost time. As for the ‘accident, I reduced my speed but I found that Chanoch proceeded very slowly in front of me after seeing the signals of the Safety car. For me it was impossible to see anything with all that water. And’ he was dangerous to slow down so much , our accident could have been worse. “
Vitor Baptista (# 22) – Q2 P5 2: 00.100 – Race 2 P4 17,636
“Qualifying was better than yesterday, I took the fifth position, which is a very good position to start the race. After the start behind the safety car, I tried to overcome Vaxiviere and went outside but the front wheel it is blocked. Then the anti-stall also swung into action, it cost me a lot of time. Then I kept the pace, we did a good job with the pit stop. the track was very slippery, but even so I finished the race in P4 and best rookie. “