Formula 3: Lando Norris on track for title
The fight for the title of the Formula 3 European Championship is almost over. Maximilian Günther is once again not scoring points. Maximilian Günther has only underdog chances in the fight for his first Formula 3 European Championship title. The 20-year-old from the Prema Powerteam also missed out on points in the second race of the home game at the Nürburgring in twelfth place, his rival Lando Norris (17/Carlin) took second place after his victory on Saturday morning. The British exceptional talent is already leading Günther (356:302) by 54 points in the overall standings, while Günther’s Prema teammate Mick Schumacher (18) won the victory of Jake Hughes (HitechGP) from 20. Launch site on the 15th. Rank ahead. In the overall standings, Michael Schumacher, son of Formula 1 record world champion Michael Schumacher, is still in eleventh place with 83 points, although Günther had only started from 15th position after qualifying, which was influenced by the rain, and was unable to improve decisively on a dry track in the race. The last victory for Günther, who is finishing his third season in Formula 3 and is aiming for Formula 1, is now ten weeks behind him. Already at six races in a row he scored worse than Lando Norris. The British rookie is a contract driver of the traditional McLaren Formula 1 racing team and even impressed during the official tests at the Hungaroring in a current royal class racing car. on Sunday afternoon (16.55 hrs) there will be another race at the Nürburgring, followed by Formula 3 in Spielberg/Austria (23/24). September) and to the final at the Hockenheimring (14th/15th September). October) Station. Günther is dependent on failures or big mistakes of Norris in the remaining five races.