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Argentine Colapinto will start eighth in Formula 3 in Monte Carlo

Argentine Colapinto will start eighth in Formula 3 in Monte Carlo

The Argentine Franco Colapinto (MP Motorsport) will start tomorrow in eighth place the International Formula 3 competition that will take place through the streets of Monte Carlo, within the framework of a program that also includes the participation of Formula 1 as a central activity .

The young driver from Buenos Aires, who will turn 20 tomorrow, set a time of 1m. 24s. 242/1000, to travel the 3,342 meters of the street circuit in the Principality of Monaco.

Colapinto, a native of the town of Pilar, ranked fourth in his qualifying group (the first), which was dominated by the Swede Dino Beganovic (Prema Racing), who nailed a record of 1m. 23s. 880/1000.

In this way, the Argentine will share the starting row with the Brazilian Gabriel Bortoleto (Trident) in the competition that will start at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday Argentine time (8:00 a.m. local), 27 laps or 45 minutes long plus one turn.

On the other hand, in the Sprint race that will take place tomorrow from 6:00 a.m. in Argentina (23 laps), Colapinto will start the action from fifth place, based on the inverted grid modality, which modifies the positions from first to twelfth place. .

The starting grid on Sunday will have the Italian Gabriele Mini (Hitech Pulse) ahead, who today was the fastest with 1m. 23s. 278/1000, while Beganovic (Prema Racing) was second, at 602/1000.

The second row will include the Estonian Paul Aron (Prema Racing) and the British Luke Browning (Hitech GP), while the third will be entirely South American for fifth place by the Brazilian Caio Collet (Van Amersfoort Racing) and the Colombian Sebastián Montoya (Hitech GP). ), according to the official site of the category

After the first two dates of the calendar (Sakhir and Melbourne), the Brazilian Bortoleto is the leader of the classification with 58 points, followed by the Swiss Gregoire Saucy, 38; Dino Beganovic and Mini, 28; José Martí (Spain), 25. The Argentine Colapinto is twelfth with 10 units.

Source: Ambito

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