F3 European: Podium finishes for Eriksson und Kari

Joel Eriksson © VW

Joel Eriksson (S) and Niko Kari (FIN) earned two podiums for Volkswagen in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The two youngsters each finished third at the Nürburgring (D) – Eriksson of Volkswagen customer team Motopark in race two, team-mate Kari in race three.


Seventh place in the opening race and sixth in race three saw Eriksson (341 points) extend his lead in the Rookie competition in the most important junior series in Europe. Victory in the Eifel Mountains went to Lance Stroll (CDN), who won twice, and Maximilian Günther (D).