Marko Asmer articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Pantano wins after Grosjean penalised; Chandhok takes sprint win (GP2) 20th July 2008, 11:11

Romain Grosjean drove an excellent race at the Hockenheimring to beat Giorgio Pantano to the chequered flag. Grosjean followed Pantano closesly throughout the race and took advantage of a heavy shower late in the race to overtake the championship leader. But on the following lap he overtook the lapped Marko Asmer under a yellow flag. […]

How do the new Alonso-Ferrari rumours affect the 2009 F1 driver market? 27th May 2008, 7:00

Fernando Alonso?s prospects of joining Ferrari in the near future appeared to have been killed off earlier this year when Luca di Montezemolo said in public that he did not want Alonso to partner Kimi Raikkonen in the future. But the rumours re-surfaced over the Monaco Grand Prix weekend with sources claiming Alonso had signed […]

2008 F1 testing round-up 12: Paul Ricard 17th May 2008, 13:57

The ten remaining Formula 1 teams spent Wednesday to Friday testing at Paul Ricard, former home of the French Grand Prix. It was very much a test in two parts, with the teams testing high-downforce configurations for the Monaco Grand Prix, the next round of the championship, and low-downforce settings for the Canadian Grand Prix […]

2008 F1 testing round-up 5 4th February 2008, 7:00

Ferrari and Toyota stayed away from this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya, and with Super Aguri still absent that left eight teams testing at the track near Barcelona. The test was marred by ugly scenes as some of the spectators that showed up hurled racist taunts and abuse at Lewis Hamilton. And for […]

One to watch: Marko Asmer 4th December 2007, 9:00

Estonian Marko Asmer, who will test for BMW in Jerez this week, won the British Formula Three championship this year by a commanding margin.

British F3 Croft 2: Tenth win for Asmer 15th September 2007, 11:26

Marko Asmer celebrated winning the British F3 championship in style with his tenth win from 20 starts this season. The Estonian came under sustained pressure from Carlin’s Niall Breen early in the race but a driver worthy of a champion secured him the win by 3.2s. Atte Mustonen claimed third after Jonathan Kennard went off […]

British F3 Croft 1: Asmer seals crown

Marko Asmer clinched the British Formula Three championship in unusual style after retiring from the race with a blown engine. He effectively took the title when rival Maro Engel clashed with Carlin team mate Niall Breen at the first corner, ruining the German’s race. Asmer’s retirement on lap 12 handed the lead to Stephen Jelley […]

British F3 Thruxton 2: Mustonen’s turn to triumph 26th August 2007, 22:22

Thruxton served up two debut winners as Atte Mustonen scored his first British F3 victory to match the feat of Double R team mate Stephen Jelley in the first race. Niall Breen finished second ahead of Rodolfo Gonzalez who got onto the podium for the first time. Once again championship leader Marko Asmer had a […]

British F3 Thruxton 1: Jelley’s maiden win

Stephen 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 […]

British F3 Silverstone 2: Unstoppable Asmer 12th August 2007, 20:00

Another race, another pole, another win for Marko Asmer as he closes in on the championship. His lead over Maro Engel is now 84 points after scoring a perfect 42 at Silverstone this weekend. Engel finished second and Greg Mansell took another strong finish with third. Michael Devaney was fourth and Alberto Valerio, who crashed […]