Third for Lawson in FIA F3 at Silverstone

| Photographer Credit: Red Bull Media

Logan Sargeant’s first ever FIA Formula 3 win was a big one. The American made it second time lucky from pole, coolly closing out a lights-to-flag win at Silverstone to take the Championship lead from teammate Oscar Piastri.

The PREMA racer had failed to convert pole to victory in the previous round – finishing third – but never looked in danger of suffering from the same fate this time around, finishing 1.5s ahead of the much-improved HWA RACELAB of Jake Hughes.

Liam Lawson brushed off a difficult start to the race to hang on to a podium place and keep his own Championship hopes alive.

Piastri may have lost the Championship lead, but the Australian will at least be satisfied to have made up four places from 11th, having retired from Qualifying early with mechanical issues on Friday.

Race results

ClassificationDriverTime/Gap
1Logan Sargeant36m14.262s
2Jake Hughes+1.552s
3Liam Lawson+2.025s
4Frederik Vesti+2.339s
5David Beckmann+4.870s
6Theo Pourchaire+9.370s
7Oscar Piastri+10.087s
8Bent Viscaal+10.705s
9Clement Novalak+11.082s
10Lirim Zendeli+11.535s
11Ben Barnicoat+12.072s
12Cameron Das+14.284s
13Alexander Smolyar+17.215s
14Alex Peroni+17.715s
15David Schumacher+20.475s
16Max Fewtrell+21.368s
17Enzo Fittipaldi+22.278s
18Igor Fraga+22.971s
19Richard Verschoor+23.441s
20Sophia Floersch+24.078s
21Olli Caldwell+24.369s
22Roman Stanek+25.014s
23Lukas Dunner+31.254s
24Sebastian Fernandez+33.229s
25Alessio Deledda+39.766s
26Jack Doohan+1m32.548s
DNFMatteo Nannini
DNFCalan Williams
DNFFederico Malvestiti
DNFDennis Hauger

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