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Title battle reaches its halfway point at Hungaroring

02.07.2014

The title battle goes on as the Euroformula Open approaches its fourth meeting this season, now taking place at Hungaroring. Stuvik will continue his struggle battling Janosz but without leaving aside drivers such as Palou, Twynham, Kanamaru or Stern among others. To highlight the return of BVM with Höher and Menchini driving a Corbetta Competizioni´s car. More than 20 cars on the starting grid  


The Euroformula Open pays visit to Budapest, for the fourth round of the 2014 season. The series is back to Hungaroring, after a year´s absence, and the technical Hungarian track has always been a big favorite for the drivers. Its twisty layout and high temperatures are always a challenge for the drivers. Gianmarco Raimondo (RP Motorsport) won Race one, meanwhile the second race was dominated by Facu Regalia (Campos Racing) two years ago.

The drivers´ championship is led by Sandy Stuvik (RP Motorsport), especially after his double victory at the Circuito de Jerez and his main rival up to now Artur Janosz, and besides his teammate at RP Motorsport, retiring on Sunday. Either way, there are other drivers occupying top-places almost ever. This is particularly the case for Alex Palou (Campos Racing), as the Spaniard lies third in the standings and proves his speed day-to-day. Behind Palou there are three drivers equally quick: Cameron Twynham (Team West-Tec), Yu Kanamaru (Emilio de Villota Motorsport) and Yarin Stern (Team West-Tec). Neither Twynham nor Kanamaru were able to achieve big results in Jerez, so in Budapest they both will want to get back on track in the pursuit of new podiums. Unlike Stern shone in southern Spain, taking two podiums and collecting valuable points for the championship.

The entry list for Hungary includes other names such as Konstantin Tereschenko (Campos Racing), Tanart Sathinthirakul (Team West-Tec), Nici Pohler (DAV Racing), Che-One Lim (Emilio de Villota Motorsport), Gerardo Nieto (DAV Racing), Sean Walkinshaw (Campos Racing), John Simonyan (RP Motorsport) or Andrés Saravia (RP Motorsport).

Among the various novelties BVM is back to the series. They entered two cars for Mario Marasca and Vicky Piria last season and now Austria´s Christopher Höher joins the outfit for the remainder of this year. As well Tommaso Menchini will be on track driving a Dallara F312 fielded by Corbetta Competizioni, the same team with which he finished third in the Cup in 2013.      

The Euroformula Open is joined by the International GT Open and the Radical European Masters Championship in Budapest. TV coverage is excellent including among others Motors TV (Europe), Raisport 2 (Italy), Sport TV (Portugal), BT Sport (England), Poverkhnost Sport TV 2 (Russia), Teledeporte and Canal + Deportes (Spain), Sport TV (Turkey), Pol Sat (Poland), Sport 5 (Israel) and Digisport (Hungary and Romania) among others.