09 Jun 2016 — Giachè swapped leads with Nuno Miguel Abreu in a long and persistent fight for the race lead starting early on, running within car lengths of each other over a range of 18 laps. Driving the Formula BMW, Giachè spent the majority pursuing Miguel Abreu after targeting him on the first lap. Ultimately Giachè settled into second the 13 laps running to the finish, holding off Thomas by the hairline margin at the line.
Nuno Miguel Abreu commanded the top spot most of all, leading 15 of 18 laps on a run to first place.
Miguel Abreu traded positions with Andrea Giachè in a long and tense fight for the race lead from the early stages, running within a scrape of each other over a span of 18 laps. Driving the Formula BMW, Miguel Abreu drove the majority leading Giachè after being caught by him on the first lap. After losing the spot on lap 3, Miguel Abreu cleared Giachè and into first place on lap 6, and defended it against pressure by Giachè the remaining 13 laps to the finish.
Jack Hunt held off Mark Carty at the finish line by the hairline margin of 0.301 seconds to take eighth place.
Making his 30th start at Mid Ohio – No Chicane, Mike Dos Santos drove to a fourth-place finish.
Hunt traded positions with Juan Aul in a lengthy and unrelenting fight for seventh late in the action, running within a car length of each other over a range of 17 laps. Driving the Formula BMW, Hunt drove the majority pursuing Aul after engaging him on the second lap. Hunt launched an extended challenge at Aul in the early stages, staying within a car length behind him and keeping pace over a continuous run of 13 laps. In the end Hunt settled into eighth the lap running to the checkered flag, holding off Carty by the tight margin at the line.
Dos Santos spent nearly equal parts of 18 laps total leading Fahn Thomas after being caught by him on the first lap. Driving the Formula BMW, Dos Santos fended off an extended attack by Thomas in the beginning, staying just an apex ahead of him over an unbroken run of seven laps. Ultimately Dos Santos lost the spot on lap 8 and settled into fourth the 11 laps running to the finish.
In the 10 career runs taken by Hunt in the Formula BMW, he has led eight laps in all and finished as high as second once.
Winter Races series moves on to Round 2 in a week at Interlagos. The series has 17 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Juan Aul made a final pass on the last lap for a seventh-place finish.
Aul swapped leads with Jack Hunt in a long and tense battle for seventh in the late stages, running within a car length of each other over a stretch of 17 laps. Driving the Formula BMW, Aul drove the majority leading Hunt after being engaged by him on the second lap. Aul fended off a prolonged challenge by Hunt in the early stages, staying just a car length ahead of him over a continuous run of 13 laps. After losing the spot on lap 15, Aul cleared Hunt and into seventh place on his final lap.