24th March 2013

Happy birthday McLaren test driver Gary Paffett!

On This Day:
Ayrton Senna had pole and win at his home race in 1991.

Sebastian Vettel took pole at Sepang despite almost dropping out of qualifying in Q1 due to an error by Red Bull. Felipe Massa qualified an impressive second ahead of his teammate in third. Kimi Raikkonen qualified 7th, but was judged to have blocked Nico Rosberg and received a 3-place grid penalty.
The first Euro F3 race at Monza was won by Raffaele Marciello, with Lucas Auer second and Pascal Wehrlein third.
Sergio Campana won the opening Auto GP race, with Kimiya Sato second and Robert Visoiu third after Vittorio Ghirelli received a two second penalty for corner cutting. Ex-F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan finished fifth.
Sadly Robert Kubica has had to end his first ERC weekend after his car was irrepairably damaged. He had been dominating the weekend, leading by over a minuted from Jan Kopecky.
Will Power has pole position at the opening IndyCar weekend. Takuma Sato qualified second, with Simona de Silvestro an imoressive third.

F1 and GP2 in Malaysia.
Auto GP and Euro F3 at Monza.
IndyCar at St Petersburg.

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