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MacLeod leads Fortec 1-2-3 in race one at Snetterton

by Valentin Khorounzhiy
Photo: British F3 International Series

Photo: British F3 International Series

Scotsman Sam MacLeod has gotten right back to winning ways on his return to British F3 as he converted pole position into his third victory of the season.

MacLeod led a Fortec 1-2-3, which was the team’s second consecutive podium lockout in the series.

Championship leader Martin Cao put a lot of pressure on MacLeod over the opening laps before before dropping off in the second half of the race to claim his seventh consecutive second place in a row.

Matt Rao didn’t manage to keep up with his teammates, settling for third place early on and securing his podium more than ten seconds down the road.

Camren Kaminsky had a largely uneventful race in fourth, while Andy Chang Wing Chung spun out during the opening lap and didn’t manage to overtake Peter Li Zhi Cong for fifth during the remainder of the race.

Race results
Pos. Driver Team Time/Gap
1 Sam MacLeod Fortec Motorsport 18 laps in 31:16.973
2 Martin Cao Fortec Motorsport +2.193
3 Matt Rao Fortec Motorsport +12.023
4 Camren Kaminsky Double R Racing +23.114
5 Zhi Cong Li Carlin +24.483
6 Andy Chang Double R Racing +25.052