Following their successful start to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, with two podium finishes, Volkswagen youngsters Joel Eriksson (S) and Guanyu Zhou (CN) of the Motopark Racing team backed up their early form in Hungary. Eriksson made two appearances on the podium at the Hungaroring, finishing second and third (races three and one), while Zhou finished runner-up in race two.
Niko Kari (FIN) rounded off a successful race weekend for Volkswagen with his second place in race one. Victories went to Ralf Aron (EST), Maximilian Günther (D) and Ben Barnicoat (GB).
After six races, Eriksson is currently the best-placed Volkswagen driver in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He lies third with 58 points to his name. Eriksson (91 points) and Zhou (90) are also first and second in the rookie standings.
The next race weekend is in Pau, France, on 14/15 May.
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