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The race weekend started difficult for Roy Nissany. After good free practice on Thursday with a result of 5th position in both sessions, In the qualification session in the 2nd lap the left wheel on the back opened due to a technical failure. Nissany drove into the pit where the mechanic tried to fix the wheel which took many minutes and Nissany could only go back to the track for 6 minutes and performed a lap time of 1.24.361 what was just enough for the 13th position in the grid.

The qualification session in the ADAC Formula Masters have particularly importance due to the fact that the result of the first race is the grid position for the second and so on.

In the first race on Saturday Nissany improved his position with 3 places. Sunday he started from the 10th place and with a good start came in 9th then by good racing he overtook another 3 drivers and came to the 6th position.

When he tried to overtake for the 5th position, he was too fast in the sector that was under the yellow flag and he got a “drive through” penalty which pushed Nissany back 5 positions.

The 3rd race of the weekend Nissany started in the 11th position with a very good start and he overtook 2 drivers and after a good race finished 7th.

A perfect weekend with pole position and three race wins in the penultimate round of the German ADAC Formula Masters Championship at the Nurburgring circuit has seen young Kiwi (Tauranga) driver, Richie Stanaway (18) win the seven-round German ADAC Championship with one round (three races to go).  Following the Nurburgring round his total of 315 points cannot be beaten, no matter what happens in the final round at the Oschersleben circuit in October.

“What a fantastic way to win this championship. I must give huge thanks to my Ma-Con team for giving me a perfect car for this round, and the great job they have done all season, and with that I was able to win 12 of the 18 races. I also have to thank all those people in Europe and New Zealand who have helped and supported me to win this championship,” said Stanaway.

Richie won each of the races comfortably, the first race from his team-mate and flat-mate, William Vermont (France) and Dominik Baumann (Austria), the second from Vermont and Patrick Schranner (Germany) and the third from Schranner and Vermont.

Points: Stanaway 315, Schranner 239, Farmbacher (Germany) 171, Vermont 146, Wehrlein (France) 131, Tweraser (Austria) 117.

As of now Richie has lead the most distance, won the most races, and finished on the podium more times than anyone else in the history of the series.

Next (final) round: October 2-3 Oschersleben.?