28 Sep 2016 — Michele Boffelli started on the pole and led every lap on the way to a commanding victory in the Hockenheim Short P207 in Round 3 of the FKR P207 Challange series.
A tight 0.318 seconds separated Vinicius Appel ahead of Rob Milliken at the checkered flag for Appel to take fourth place.
Boffelli ran all of 21 laps total leading Manuel Alves after being caught by him on the first lap. Boffelli controlled the race lead every lap from start to victory.
Boffelli remains in third in the standings, cutting the gap to second’s Rob Milliken to two points. Boffelli has two starts and led 59 of his 61 laps while taking the win twice.
Appel ran the majority of 14 laps total pursuing Rob Milliken after catching him on the first lap. Driving the Peugeot 207, Appel launched a prolonged challenge at Milliken in the middle stages, staying within a straightaway behind him and gaining ground over a solid run of nine laps. Appel cleared Milliken and into fourth place on lap 24, and defended it against pressure by Milliken the remaining three laps to the thrilling finish.
Appel is ninth in the standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as fourth.
Manuel Alves took second place.
FKR P207 Challange series moves on to Round 4 in a week at Brands Hatch Indy. The series has 15 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Alves ran the majority of 26 laps total leading Ricardo Gomes after engaging and passing him on lap 7. Alves got around Gomes and into second place on lap 7, and kept it the remaining 19 laps to the checkered flag.
Alves remains in the lead of the standings, increasing the lead over rival Rob Milliken to 12 points. Alves has three starts and led two of his 90 laps while finishing as high as second.
Rob Milliken took fifth place.
Ricardo Gomes captured third place.
Milliken ran the majority of 14 laps total leading Vinicius Appel after being caught by him on the first lap. Milliken fended off a prolonged attack by Appel in the middle stages, staying just a straightaway ahead of him over a continuous run of nine laps. In the end Milliken lost the spot on lap 24 and settled into fifth the few laps running to the checkered flag, missing Appel ahead by just 0.318 seconds at the line.
Milliken remains in second in the standings, 12 points behind Manuel Alves. Milliken has three starts and finished as high as third.