Fabio Leimer won the first 2009 IFM race this afternoon

Fabio Leimer won the first 2009 IFM race this afternoon

16.05.2009: Jenzer Motorsport's Fabio Leimer claimed the first 2009 International Formula Master round today in Pau, France. JD Motorsport's Vladimir Arabadzhiev finished second, ahead of Jenzer Motorsport's

FORMULA MASTER ROUND - PAU  


Jenzer Motorsport's Fabio Leimer claimed the first 2009 International Formula Master round today in Pau, France.

JD Motorsport's Vladimir Arabadzhiev finished second, ahead of Jenzer Motorsport's Pål Varhaug. Leimer now leads the drivers' classification after scoring a point for pole position in this morning's qualifying, as well as a point for fastest lap and the 10 points for his win this afternoon.

Pål Varhaug leads the rookies' classification thanks to his  third-place finish.


Fabio Leimer, Jenzer Motorsport


"I didn't have the best start; Josef [Kral] got alongside me and could have passed me if he hadn't gone off. After that it was not so difficult as there was no one in front of me so I could drive my own race. I had to be careful in the middle part of the race as I had some tyre wear but otherwise it was a straight-forward win and I'm really pleased for myself and the team; things couldn't have gone better so far this weekend."


International Formula Master - Pau Round 01: provisional top eight results


1. Fabio Leimer (SUI), Jenzer Motorsport (#6)

2. Vladimir Arabadzhiev (BUL), JD Motorsport (#1)

3. Pål Varhaug (NOR), Jenzer Motorsport (#7)

4. Alessandro Kouzkin (RUS), Cram Competition (#47)

5. Jonathan Kennard (GBR), Team JVA (#29)

6. Harald Schlegelmilch (LAT), Cram Competition (#10)

7. Frankie Provenzano (ITA), Trident Racing (#4)

8. Dennis Retera (NED), AR Motorsport (#32)

 

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