World Series Formula V8 3.5 at Nurburgring: Celis on podium in Race 1

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 came to Nurburgring for the 6th season, along with the World Endurance. During the first free practice Diego Menchaca, Fortec driver, team partner of Draco Marketing, won first place with excellent performance. In qualifying 1, characterized by heavy rain, his team mate Alfonso Celis win the 2nd row, and Menchaca in 4th. In qualifying 2, Menchaca returned to the top positions with the 1st row and Celis fourth.

Excellent race on Saturday for Celis who won the 2nd stage of the podium, adding precious points for the championship standings, Menchaca 8th. In Race 2, Celis was in eighth place while Mechaca retired at the last lap for a crash.

Currently Celis is fourth in the championship with 150 points, and Menchaca ninth with 53.

The upcoming event marks the debut of the series really in the world field, as it will be held in Mexico on the circuit of Mexico City on 2-3 September.