NARS Virtual F3 Championship – Final Round at COTA

Race Report by Matthew Overton Images by Dan Kirby Broadcast by Ross “Tnadz” Smith October 14, 2021 - Hard to believe, but it was the final round of the series in the third week of October, already! 17 drivers made their way to Austin Texas for some wonderful mid-fall sunshine and intense racing action at the Circuit of the Americas. Qualifying In an effort that was eventually neutralized by the stewards in the post-racing vehicle inspections, latecomer Ernest Bernaldo set the fastest time of 1:48.029, grabbing the attention of the fans and the other drivers alike, particularly Dan Kirby, who was just a hair slower with his own Q timing of 1:48.171. It was Tom Mountjoy picking up the AM top qualifying time with a 1:51.684, his first in the F3 series. The Races In both races, it was the opening lap and specifically the blind, uphill T1 then [...]