British F3 Thruxton 1: Jelley’s maiden win

Stephen Jelley, British F3, Thruxton, 2007 | British F3Stephen Jelley broke his British F3 duck by scoring his first ever victory at Thruxton. The Double R racer started the race fifth and moved up to second before a safety car period needed to recover Sam Bird and Atte Mustonen’s cars.

After the restart he moved ahead of team mate Jonathan Kennard, who stayed behind him to make a Double R one-two. Maro Engel finished third.

Championship leader Marko Asmer had an unusually quiet race, finishing where he qualified in ninth. He was one place ahead of Sergio Perez, who won the national class for the 11th time this year. Full results below.

1 Stephen JELLEY – GBR – Raikkonen Robertson Racing
2 Jonathan KENNARD – GBR – Raikkonen Robertson Racing
3 Maro ENGEL – GER – Carlin Motorsport
4 Esteban GUERRIERI – ARG – Ultimate Motorsport
5 Alberto VALERIO – BRA – Carlin Motorsport
6 Greg MANSELL – GBR – Fortec Motorsport
7 Rodolfo GONZALEZ – VEN – T-Sport
8 Michael DEVANEY – IRL – Ultimate Motorsport
9 Marko ASMER – EST – Hitech Racing
10 – Sergio PEREZ – MEX – T-Sport
11 Walter GRUBMULLER – AUT – Hitech Racing
12 Niall BREEN – IRL – Carlin Motorsport
13 Mario MORAES – BRA – Carlin Motorsport
14 Leo MANSELL – GBR – Fortec Motorsport
15 Hamad AL FARDAN – BHR – Performance Racing Europe
16 Michael MEADOWS – GBR – Newnet Raikkonen Robertson Racing
17 Cong Fu CHENG – CHN – Performance Racing Europe
18 Salman AL-KHALIFA – BHR – T-Sport
19 Alastair JACKSON – GBR – Raikkonen Robertson Racing
20 Max CHILTON – GBR – Arena International Motorsport
21 Francesco CASTELLACCI – ITA – Alan Docking Racing
22 Juan Pablo GARCIA S. – MEX – Fluid Motorsport Development
23 Viktor JENSEN – ISL – Alan Docking Racing

Not Classified

DNF – 24 – C – John MARTIN – AUS – Alan Docking Racing – 27:23.482 – 21 – 3 laps – 108.37 – 01:08.430
DNF – 10 – C – Ricardo TEIXEIRA – ANG – Performance Racing Europe – 20:24.812 – 16 – 8 laps – 110.79 – 01:08.613
DNF – 3 – C – Sam BIRD – GBR – Carlin Motorsport – 11:21.290 – 10 – 14 laps – 124.49 – 01:07.123
DNF – 26 – C – Atte MUSTONEN – FIN – Raikkonen Robertson Racing – 11:21.842 – 10 – 14 laps – 124.39 – 01:06.827
DNF – 5 – C – Sebastian HOHENTHAL – SWE – Fortec Motorsport – 03:54.858 – 3 – 21 laps – 108.34 – 01:07.988

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