Team principle Rai Miyamoto has confirmed that Ocelot will need to re-evaluate it's position in the sport should pre-qualifying come into affect. The team have known to be very vocal about this particular potential rule change.
''We are having our best ever season in the sport and tears me up to say that should the rule change come into affect we will need to see if this a sport we want to be apart of. There are many reasons why do not like this change should it take place. Now we are not against new teams as long as the amount of teams on grid does not exceed 13. No decision is confirmed, we'd just seriously need to think about this.''
In light of recent reports of the grid opening up, eccentric entrepreneur Adam Willis is said to be pushing for his spot on the most coveted grid in the Motorsport today...
Lopez have confirmed via social media they have retained the German's signature for the 2019 season following Sunday's Slovakian V-Prix.
Allar Kangur put in another great performance to become the first Formula Virtual driver ever to win in Slovakia, and power himself into the championship battle. The Estonian started fourth but moved into second when Adrien Simon and Olen Inman crashed into each other and took the lead when Enrique Ruiz was held up behind Jean Mattson, Ruiz came second after it looked like Puccio Giodano would finish there, but a slow pit-stop put him behind Ruiz and Nathaniel Powers who finished third, elevating the Brit into the championship lead after Simon lost his rear wing and retired.
Charlotte, North Carolina – FIRST Motorsport called a press conference at the team’s headquarters in Charlotte to announce their 2019 driver lineup. Participants in the press conference included Team Principal Adam Blocker and drivers Oleksandr Zozulya, Felix Perez, and Stefan Klien.
Below are the full qualifying results for tomorrow's Slovakian V-Prix:
Technoparc-Le Mans, 18/08/2018
Just after Friday practice of the Slovakian V-Prix - in which Phoenix Motorsport driver Sergio Alvarez stunned the paddock by setting the eighth fastest time - Phoenix team principal Alex Easton revealed that the former Westwood Renault Sport loanee will remain at the Manchester based Formula Virtual outfit next season. Both Easton and Alvarez were available for comment.
In practice for the Slovakian V-Prix, Adrien Simon was fastest for DS Mathershaw by a significant margin, nearly three quarters of a second ahead of nearest rival Nathaniel Powers in his Downton. Puccio Giodano continues Ocelot's good form with third, while Allar Kangur showed relatively good one lap pace with fourth.
Enrique Ruiz and Klaas van Snelheid rounded out the top 6, both over a second off the Frenchman's pace, while Sergio Alvarez shocked the paddock with the 8th fastest time with an excellent lap.
Ingram, Holmqvist and the Franklin of Olen Inman were in amongst each other in the midfield, while North Star and Lopez both seem to have the beating of FIRST, AMR and Meteor - the American team being the best of the latter three based on practice times alone.
Below are the full practice standings:
Good morning everyone, welcome to the Automotodrom Slovakia Ring ahead of this weekend’s Slovakian V-Prix, round ten of the 2018 season. Joining us to start the second half of the season in today’s Thursday press conference; on the back row are Will Ingram of Ingram Grand Prix, Adam Blocker from FIRST, and Adrian Arnello of Arnello Ronson & Milner Autosport. On the front row are Jamie Franklin from Franklin, Bradley Downton from Downton FV Team, and for the first time, we have Nic Morley; CEO of Formula Virtual. Welcome to you all!