Mahaveer Raghunathan recorded a double podium finish on his debut outing in Auto GP, finishing second and third, at Adria International Raceway.
The revamped Auto GP series will allow a range of single-seater machinery ranging in engine size from two to four litres in its 2016 events, organisers have announced.
The Auto GP series has suspended its 2015 season due to the low number of entries, organisers announced on Thursday.
The 27-year-old from Milan scored the first open-wheel win for a female racer in the last 5 years.
Kevin Giovesi held the lead comfortably and managed to administrate his margin over Virtuosi UK’s Andrea Roda.
In second place, Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) recovered well after a complicated qualifying session.
Hungarian Tamas Pal Kiss will be called to a comeback race to keep his championship rival Pommer at bay.
Italian drivers hope to impress the home crowd.
Sato dedicated his wins to the memory of Ayrton Senna 20 years after the sad Imola crash.
Race 2 will be taking-off tomorrow.
Local hero Tamas Pal Kiss, running for Zele Racing, scored the second fastest lap and will be on the front row.
The Auto GP cars will be back parading between the streets of Budapest again.
After scoring 8th place in Qualifying, when she made it to the Q2 segment, Michela show good pace in the two race getting a double points finish.
The race was held in pouring rain and the drivers used the Kumho wet weather tires for the first time this year.
Markus Pommer (Super Nova) and Kimiya Sato (Euronova) completed the podium.
The Italian clocked the fastest lap of the day in 1’16”426 beating fellow front row starter and championship leader Kimiya Sato (Euronova).
The German driver led from start to finish topping Kimiya Sato.
The Japanese race won what turned out to be an elimination race in front of first-time podium runners Michele La Rosa and Giuseppe Cipriani.
Kevin Giovesi will be at his fourth front row start after Silverstone, Mugello and Brno in 2013.
Gianmarco Raimondo is now a leading candidate for a last-minute entry for the Auto GP season starting at Marrakech.
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