Scuderia Nordica’s Ralf Aron took his first victory in Formula Renault 1.6 NEC Junior in race two at Assen as he held off championship leader Anton De Pasquale.
The Estonian, who had previously won a FR1.6 race in the Nordic championship, started on front row and got the better of the Australian off the line to lead the opening lap.
De Pasquale also slipped behind Florian Janits and Janneau Esmeijer, but managed to take the two respective spots back as the race went on.
The Australian then closed in on race leader Aron but did not find a way through, despite trailing him by less than 0.3s over the line on several occasions.
Behind the two, Janits kept Esmeijer at bay to record his first podium in the category, while Max Defourny overtook Ferdinand Habsburg to secure fifth.
Wouter Boerekamps managed a penultimate lap move on Marcel Lenerz to pick up seventh, with Pontus Fredericsson and Boris Kolff rounding out the top ten.
Larry ten Voorde was the only retirement of the race, bouncing off of Kolff on lap nine.
|1||Ralf Aron||Scuderia Nordica||12 laps in 21:33.475|
|2||Anton De Pasquale||Lechner Racing School||+0.252|
|3||Florian Janits||Lechner Racing School||+4.468|
|4||Janneau Esmeijer||Provily Racing||+5.827|
|5||Max Defourny||Lechner Racing School||+8.725|
|6||Ferdinand Habsburg||Lechner Racing School||+14.259|
|7||Wouter Boerekamps||Provily Racing||+16.619|
|8||Marcel Lenerz||Stuart Racing Team||+18.534|
|9||Pontus Fredericsson||Trackstar Racing||+19.587|
|10||Boris Kolff||Provily Racing||+22.930|
|11||Oliver S?derstr?m||Scuderia Nordica||+24.467|
|12||Paul Sieljes||Stuart Racing Team||+24.672|
|13||Paul Blomqvist||Trackstar Racing||+27.588|
|15||Otto Nico||Captain Racing||+53.444|
|16||Karl Ero||Trackstar Racing||+1:22.720|
|Larry ten Voorde||Pirosports||+4 laps|