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RAVENOL supports formula series

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup

RavenolWith the lubricant manufacturer RAVENOL, the Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup has brought a renowned industrial partner into series production who has been active in worldwide motor sports for years. Starting this year, RAVENOL will support the formula series. "We are delighted about this partnership with RAVENOL. It is a sign of confidence in our series. After Drexler Automotive, RAVENOL is now the second top-class industrial supplier we can announce", says coordinator Franz Wöss. The lubricant manufacturer from Werther in North Rhine-Westphalia was in the past with the team of Franz Wöss Racing as a supplier represented. In 2019, all teams in the Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup will be supplied with the engine oil RAVENOL RSS 10W-60 and the transmission oil RAVENOL Racing Gearoil. This applies to Formula 3 as well as Formula Renault and Formula 4. The cooperation is to last for 3 years. The exclusive use of RAVENOL lubricants guarantees equal conditions for all participants. Due to its commitment to motor sports, RAVENOL has a wealth of experience. Since 2004, RAVENOL has been active in motorsport as a technical partner. And that doesn't just apply to motor racing. The lubricant manufacturer from Werther is also at home in rally sport as well as in two-wheel sport.

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Ideal springboard for higher tasks

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup

If you want to enter formula racing or start a formula career in the future, the Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup is the ideal place to start. The formula series has its origins in the Austria Formula 3 Cup, which was founded in 1992. The first winner was Phililip Peter (AUT). The most prominent starter at that time was certainly Alexander Wurz (AUT). He started for RSM Marko, became champion in 1994 and started his formula career from Formula 3 to the premier class of Formula 1. The list of pilots who have continuously made their way in formula racing is long. The pilots who deserve special mention are Jan Seyffarth (GER), Harald Schlegelmilch (LV) and Jordi Weckx (BEL). Since the era of the REMUS Formula Cup the picture has changed since 2013. The entry possibilities have been extended. In addition to the established Formula 3 and Formula Renault categories, Formula 1600 was added, which soon led to Formula 4. Young drivers used their chance not only to get a whiff of racing air. They also took their first steps in formula racing. The REMUS Formula Cup offered an ideal entry opportunity due to all three combined formula classes. In addition one could get to know international racetracks.

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Josef Halwachs joins forces with Renauer Motorsport

Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup

For this year's season the Drexler-Automobile Formel Cup can announce the return of a Team´s, which started 1986 with the formula sport in Austria. We are talking about Renauer Motorsport from Neunkirchen. Under the direction of Junior Florian Renauer, the team from Neunkirchen returns to formula racing and will use Josef Halwachs's Formula 3 Dallara 308 Opel Spiess. Furthermore, the commitment with a Formula 4 in the formula series is planned. After the finale in Brno last year, Josef Halwachs was looking for a new team for the 2019 season, as his previous mechanics would no longer be available for further tasks. At the first contact with Sepp Renauer the chemistry seemed to be right at first go, the plans became more concrete. Before Christmas, Josef Halwachs and Sepp Renauer agreed on the future cooperation. The Formula 3 racer is currently standing in the halls of Renauer Motorsport and is being prepared for the season.

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Race Interruption prevents Vaclav Safar’s victory (GT2 Motorsport)

At the final of the REMUS Formula Cup, there could have been a big surprise at the Masaryk Racing Days in the first race. The Czech Vaclav Safar (GT2 Motorsport) had dominated the qualifying session at his Formula 3 premiere in Brno with a 1.52.982 min and put the champion Sandro Zeller (Jo Zeller Racing) under pressure. The Swiss beat back in the starting duel and led the field in both, the REMUS Formula Cup and the FIA CEZ. In the run-up to the slower vehicles, Vaclav Safar overtook Zeller. Just at this time a Formula Renault blocked the road. This was the trigger for the red flag and race interruption. Zeller was the winner because of the score of the previous completed lap. Safar finished second in his Formula 3 debut ahead of Philipp Regensperger, who was 1,078 seconds behind the winner. Kurt Böhlen (Franz Wöss Racing) finished fourth, followed by Andrea Cola (Monolite Racing), who kept Marcel Tobler (Jo Zeller Racing) in check.

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